Social Media in Criminal Cases

 

Social Media in Criminal Cases

 

All too often these days, people are quick to post information on social media websites such as Facebook or Twitter that could potentially cause harmful consequences. This is especially true for those accused in criminal cases. Very often when a defendant is charged with a crime the prosecutor will begin investigating by going to social media sites and finding the defendant’s profile. It is not uncommon for prosecutors to find posts or photographs that help them in some way strengthen their case against the defendant. Continue reading “Social Media in Criminal Cases”