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Trending Now: The Role of Defamation Law in Remedying Harm from Social Media Backlash

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Trending Now: The Role of Defamation Law in Remedying Harm from Social Media Backlash

Comment by: Cory Batza 44 PEPP. L. REV. 429 (2017) Defamatory comments on social media have become commonplace.  When the online community is outraged by some event, social media users often flood the Internet with hateful and false comments about...

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Elonis v. United States: Why the Supreme Court Punted on Free Speech

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | Comments Off on Elonis v. United States: Why the Supreme Court Punted on Free Speech

Case Note by: David Barney 2016 PEPP. L. REV. 1 (2016) In Elonis v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2001 (2015), the Supreme Court had a chance to interpret the boundaries of a federal statute forbidding threats transmitted in interstate or foreign...

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