Can a Book Murder?

Judge Luttig proceeded to show the precise correlations between what Perry did and what the book told aspiring contract killers to do. Next week I will show some of these instructions that faithful reader James Perry followed.

The judge concluded: "This book constitutes the archetypical example of speech which, because it methodically and comprehensively prepares and steels its audience to specific criminal conduct—through exhaustively detailed instructions on the planning, commission, and concealment of criminal conduct—finds no preserve in the First Amendment."

As for the liability of Paladin Press in these murders, Luttig's decision contained a huge smoking gun. Stay tuned. On April 20, 1998, the Supreme Court of the United States refused to review Judge Luttig's decision.

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