Douglas B. McKechnie

United States Air Force Academy

2354 Fairchild Drive, Suite 6H-190

USAFA, CO 80840

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

DOWNLOADS

534

CITATIONS

2

Ideas:
“  Government Tweets, Government Speech: The First Amendment Implications of Government Trolling (work-in-progress)  ”

Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

The Death of the Public Figure Doctrine: How the Internet and the Westboro Baptist Church Spawned a Killer

64 Hastings L.J. 469 (January 2013)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2013
Douglas B. McKechnie
United States Air Force Academy
Downloads 195 (154,499)

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@POTUS: Rethinking Presidential Immunity in the Time of Twitter

University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 72, 2017
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2017
Douglas B. McKechnie
United States Air Force Academy
Downloads 119 (233,105)

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Presidential Immunity, Free Speech, Twitter, Defamation

3.

Academic Freedom in the 'Guarded' Institution

14 First Amend. L. Rev. 313 (2016)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2017
Douglas B. McKechnie and Eric Merriam
United States Air Force Academy and University of Central Florida
Downloads 60 (354,572)

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Free Speech, Academic Freedom, Higher Education

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Don’t Daze, Phase, or Lase Me, Bro! Fourth Amendment Excessive-Force Claims, Future Nonlethal Weapons, and Why Requiring an Injury Cannot Withstand a Constitutional or Practical Challenge

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 139, 2011
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2012
Douglas B. McKechnie
United States Air Force Academy
Downloads 58 (360,516)

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Facebook is Off-Limits? Criminalizing Bidirectional Communication Via the Internet is Prior Restraint 2.0

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 46, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2017
Douglas B. McKechnie
United States Air Force Academy
Downloads 49 (389,406)

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Obergefell's Prescription: Why the Fourteenth Amendment Trumps State Employees' Free Exercise Claims

ConLawNOW: Vol. 7, Article 3, 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2015
Douglas B. McKechnie
United States Air Force Academy
Downloads 27 (479,620)

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Obergefell, same-sex marriage, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, substantive due process, free exercise

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From Secret White House Recordings to @realDonaldTrump: The Democratic Value of Presidential Tweets

40 Campbell L. Rev. 611 (2018)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jun 2018
Douglas B. McKechnie
United States Air Force Academy
Downloads 23 (501,442)

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Twitter, President, First Amendment, Democracy

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The Fourth Circuit's Hocus-Pocus First Amendment Analysis of Sign Regulations

13 Appalachian J.L. 189
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Jul 2018
Douglas B. McKechnie
United States Air Force Academy
Downloads 3 (625,847)

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