Steve Driehaus

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati says an Ohio law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates is unconstitutional.

Ohio Law Banning False Campaign Statements Struck Down

Sep 11, 2014
law.edu

A federal judge has struck down Ohio's law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates.  

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled an anti-abortion group may challenge an Ohio law that bars people from making false statements about political candidates during a campaign.