Is Facebook bigger than the Constitution? In some ways, the social network already is, but it may not be big enough to host a constitutional convention.
News headlines, politicians, and hot-button issues come and go, but one 225-year-old document continues to emerge in our conversations about our nation’s most important questions and challenges: the Constitution. The Constitution is a big buzzword for Election 2012, and more than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition,… [Continue Reading]
The Supreme Court’s decision this week in U.S. v. Jones is the most important privacy development of the Roberts era.
The evolving Constitution: How Facebook, Google and Twitter cause problems for the right to a fair trial
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.