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WSLG104 – Are Facebook ?Likes? Constitutionally Protected Speech? – 7/9/2012

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Author: Kathleen Ann Ruane

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A recent case from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has posed the question of whether ?liking? something on Facebook.com is speech protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution. The case, captioned Bland v. Roberts, involves employees of the Sheriff?s office of the City of Hampton, Virginia.

 

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