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Georgetown law professor: ‘aggressive’ protests justified if ‘the mob is right’

Georgetown Law professor supports protests targeting Supreme Court justices’ homes

A law professor has expressed support for the protests targeting Supreme Court justices’ homes in the wake of a leaked draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, arguing that “aggressive” demonstrations are justified if “the mob is right.”

Georgetown Law Professor tweeted May 8 that “The ‘protest at the Supreme Court, not at the justices’ houses’ line would be more persuasive if the Court hadn’t this week erected fencing to prevent protesters from coming anywhere near it.”

“And before the ‘oh so you support J6 lmao!’ trolls show up: the difference is *substantive*. When the mob is right, some (but not all!) more aggressive tactics are justified. When not, not.”

The professor’s comments have been roundly criticized by many observers, including by , the constitutional law scholar put on administrative leave by

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