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Legal Loop: U.S. Supreme Court on First Amendment rights and social media

Last month the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on the intersection of the First Amendment with social media in Packinham v. North Carolina, No. 15–1194. (Online: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/16pdf/15-1194_08l1.pdf ). The court struck down a North Carolina criminal statute on First Amendment grounds. The law provided that registered sex offenders who used social media sites that could be ...

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