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Social Media Grabs Attention of SCOTUS

It is a truism that law often lags technology. Near the end of the U.S. Supreme Court's past term, the Court issued a decision in which the majority opinion, by Justice Kennedy, recognized the importance of social media in most people's lives. The ramifications of the court's statements about social media are already reverberating in the courts.

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It is a truism that law often lags technology. Near the end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s past term, the Court issued a decision in which the majority opinion, by Justice Anthony Kennedy, recognized the importance of social media in most people’s lives. The ramifications of the court’s statements about social media, in Packingham v. North Carolina, __ U.S. __, 137 S. Ct. 1730, 198 L. Ed. 2d 273 (June 19, 2017), are already reverberating in the courts.

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