Social media and fair trial

Forthcoming in R.L.Weaver et al., Free Speech, Privacy and Media. Comparative Perspectives, Global Papers Series - Volume XI - Carolina Academic Press, 2019

12 Pages Posted: 2 Aug 2019

See all articles by Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich

Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich

University of Rome III - Department of Law

Date Written: July 30, 2019

Abstract

The article analyses what are the new issues social media present when discussing the relationship between the need for a fair trial and freedom of information and comment. The article highlights how social media put a strain on the idea that justice should be removed from individuals and groups and put in the hands of specialised and independent institutons.

Keywords: social media, trial, justice, #MeToo, Weinstein

Suggested Citation

Zeno-Zencovich, Vincenzo, Social media and fair trial (July 30, 2019). Forthcoming in R.L.Weaver et al., Free Speech, Privacy and Media. Comparative Perspectives, Global Papers Series - Volume XI - Carolina Academic Press, 2019. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3429012

Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich (Contact Author)

University of Rome III - Department of Law ( email )

Via Ostiense, 159
Rome, 00154
Italy

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