Monday, August 12, 2019
Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich (University of Rome III - Department of Law) has posted Social media and fair trial (Forthcoming in R.L.Weaver et al., Free Speech, Privacy and Media. Comparative Perspectives, Global Papers Series - Volume XI - Carolina Academic Press, 2019) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
The article analyses what are the new issues social media present when discussing the relationship between the need for a fair trial and freedom of information and comment. The article highlights how social media put a strain on the idea that justice should be removed from individuals and groups and put in the hands of specialised and independent institutons.