Anthony Elonis

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Chief Justice Roberts: ‘How Do You Start Out If You Want To Be A Rap Artist?’

The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.

12/01/2014

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Justices Weigh Limits Of Free Speech Over Internet

Anthony Elonis claimed he was just kidding when he posted a series of graphically violent rap lyrics on Facebook about killing his estranged wife, shooting up a kindergarten class and attacking an FBI agent.

11/30/2014

File photo of the Facebook homepage. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court To Consider Free Speech Rights Of People Who Use Threatening Language On Facebook

The Supreme Court will consider the free speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other electronic media where the speaker’s intent is not always clear.

06/16/2014

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