ADVICE TO SOCIAL MEDIA USERS – CONTEMPT OF COURT We’ve noticed that several use…

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ADVICE TO SOCIAL MEDIA USERS – CONTEMPT OF COURT

We’ve noticed that several users have posted comments which may be in contempt of court on some of our stories about ‘active’ cases.

Any material which could influence members of the jury in an ongoing or imminent trial is deemed as being in contempt of court and is punishable in a court of law.

These comments have included:
– references to someone’s previous convictions
– statements about a person’s character
– …

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