All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Raphael Golb’

Dead Sea Scrolls: Internet Impersonation A Crime?

A dead sea scrolls controversy will be on trial in New York’s highest court on Tuesday in the case of Raphael Golb, a lawyer and writer who has been convicted of identity theft and other charges for disguising his identity in email messages and blog posts from 2006 to 2009, according to AP. Golb used a computer at New York …

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Dead Sea Scrolls Case to Be Heard by New York Court

New York’s highest court on Tuesday will consider whether to overturn convictions in the Internet impersonation case of a man who argues that mocking scholars in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls was free speech protected by the First Amendment. Raphael Golb, an attorney and writer, was convicted of identity theft and other charges for disguising his identity …

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Dead Sea Scrolls Case to Be Heard by New York Court of Appeals

The New York Court of Appeals will hear the case of a man who seeks to overturn his conviction of Internet impersonation of a Dead Sea Scrolls scholar Tuesday. Raphael Golb, a lawyer and writer, wrote e-mails and blog posts as Lawrence Schiffman, the New York University Judaic studies chairman. Golb claims his actions were protected under the first amendment. …

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