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Scotus to Weigh In on When Online Rants Become Criminal Threats


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Credit: Aurich Lawson

The US Supreme Court on Monday announced that it will consider a case involving a thorny free speech issue in the digital age: at what point does a statement made on social media sites like Facebook or Twitter cross the threshold from protected free speech under the First Amendment to a criminally actionable threat?

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