Elonis v. U.S. – Artistic Expression or Serious Threat?

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 Office of the U.S. Courts – Educational Resources

This First Amendment activity applies the landmark Supreme Court case Elonis v. U.S. to a teen conflict posted on Facebook. Elonis v. U.S. is the first time that the Supreme Court of the United States heard a case involving the constitutionality of prosecuting potential threats in a social media context.







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