Do You Have a First Amendment Right to Social Media?

The Wyoming Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 2, April 2017

2 Pages Posted: 15 Apr 2017

Date Written: April 2017

Abstract

This article analyzes recent court decisions, and a pending case before the United States Supreme Court, concerning the degree to which individuals have a First Amendment right under the United States Constitution to use social media. More specifically, this article analyzes the constitutionality of state laws which criminalize social media usage amount convicted felons.

Keywords: Social Media, Supreme Court, Constitution, First Amendment, 1st Amendment, Free Speech, Expression, Association, Assembly, Press, Court, Courts, North Carolina, Sex Offender, Overbroad, Criminal, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Packingham, social Network, Law, Unconstitutional, Vague

JEL Classification: K00, K1, K10, K14, K19, K3, K30, K39, K4, K40, K42, K49

Suggested Citation

Klinkner, Blake, Do You Have a First Amendment Right to Social Media? (April 2017). The Wyoming Lawyer, Vol. 40, No. 2, April 2017, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2952555

Blake Klinkner (Contact Author)

The Klinkner Law Firm, LLC ( email )

1603 Capitol Avenue Suite #314
Cheyenne, WY 82001
United States
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