Jan 12

The evolving Constitution: How Facebook, Google and Twitter cause problems for the right to a fair trial



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Before Facebook, Twitter and Google, it was pretty easy to keep jurors in line…But now with a quick search on a smartphone—or a peek at a defendant’s Facebook page—jurors are routinely breaching the right to a fair trial, and courts, lawyers, and legislatures are trying to figure out what to do about it.



Jan 9

A Constitution for Facebook?



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In Philadelphia 225 years ago, the U.S. Constitution was drafted. Now Pennsylvania is the site of the creation of a second Constitution as courts across the state determine what rules should govern social networks.



Jan 5

The Constitution in the age of Facebook: Freedom of Association



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Under the U.S. Constitution, a crucial part of the freedom of association is the right not to reveal your associations.