Not long ago a fight broke out on a Malibu beach between surfers and the paparazzi over the paparazzi’s efforts to photograph Matthew McConaughey while he surfed. In the aftermath, a task force was established in Malibu to draft laws designed specifically to reign in the paparazzi. What happened? Nothing. Governments cannot pass laws separating the “legitimate press” from the paparazzi. More importantly, we already have laws on the books to protect celebrities - they just need to be enforced.
The First Amendment does…read more >