U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh Threats on Social Media
individuals increasingly face prosecution for alleged threats conveyed on new media, including Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.”
School administrators are having to face some of those questions, not always as full federal criminal cases, but as disciplinary matters, and the Supreme Court’s decision in the case could affect student cases as well.
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CORNELIUS, L. M., & CAVANAUGH, T. W. (2013). Distance Learning, Distant Courtrooms. Chronicle Of Higher Education, 60(12), A30.
We are in the early stages of distance-specific litigation, and most rulings, thus far, have been made at the level of basic trial courts. We await precedents from more senior courts, the possibility of Congressional action, interstate compacts, and other unseen developments for more guidance. At the same time, however, it has also become clear that the new frontier of distance learning is also entering the sphere of courts and lawyers. It is not too early for distance programs and their institutions to take note. – See more at: http://chronicle.com.libproxy.stcloudstate.edu/article/Distance-Learning-Distant/143097/#sthash.xGXwBG1D.dpuf