Head of UC Berkeley's law school accuses Trump of acting like a dictator on Twitter

Monday, November 06, 2017 07:06PM
The head of UC Berkeley's law school and other legal scholars are accusing President Donald Trump of acting like a dictator by blocking critics from his Twitter account.


BERKELEY, Calif. - The head of UC Berkeley's law school and other legal scholars are accusing President Donald Trump of acting like a dictator by blocking critics from his Twitter account.

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Georgetown Law School's Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection filed a Friend of the Court brief against Trump Monday.

The court papers support a lawsuit challenging the president from blocking people from his @RealDonaldTrump Twitter feed.

Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky describes Trump's tactics as, "A familiar playbook for authoritarian regimes."

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