… so that he may continue to blog for free.

At issue, as Ben explains in this post, is a rule in Ben’s home state of Kentucky that could require lawyers who blog to pay $50 every time they post. Kentucky lawyers must submit a copy of any advertising — broadly defined to include any communication that contains a lawyer’s name — along with a $50 filing fee every time the content is modified.

For more on Ben’s plight, see David Giacalone (who brought it to my attention), Eugene Volokh and Dennis Kennedy.