Circuit Court Decision in Vote-Swapping Websites Case: Porter v. Bowen

Circuit Court Decision in Vote-Swapping Websites Case: Porter v. Bowen

March 13, 2008
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denies California's petition for rehearing en banc in Porter v. Bowenleaving standing an August 2007 ruling by a three-judge panel that the First Amendment protects so-called "vote-swapping" websites from threats of criminal prosecution by government officials.