Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center

Constitution Check: Can reporters be barred from using social media during a criminal trial?

April 19, 2012 By Lyle Denniston

Between the extremes of a hands-off attitude and assigning blame for destroying courtroom decorum, trial judges have very wide discretion to decide how to run their courtrooms.

Social media and the 2012 election

April 18, 2012 By Andrew Rasiej

This year, technology and social media sites, most visibly Facebook and Twitter, continue to have a dramatic impact on the political world.

A Constitution for Facebook?

January 9, 2012 By Lori Andrews

In Philadelphia 225 years ago, the U.S. Constitution was drafted. Now Pennsylvania is the site of the creation of a second Constitution as courts across the state determine what rules should govern social networks.

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