Criminal Liability and Social Media: Can a 'Like' Be a Crime?

The Recorder

Amr Razzak

Partner Amr Razzak and counsel Stacy Kray examine the quickly evolving circumstances under which electronic communications might cross the line from protected free speech to illegal conduct — such as the case of Massachusetts teen Michelle Carter, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for urging her boyfriend, via text messages, to commit suicide.