Packingham v. North Carolina: A New (Digital) Age for SCOTUS

Packingham v. North Carolina: A New (Digital) Age for SCOTUS

“God is Good!” Lester Packingham posted on Facebook, celebrating the dismissal of a traffic ticket. As soon as a Durham police officer saw that post, he arrested Packingham. The crime? Packingham was a registered sex offender and, in North Carolina, registered sex offenders may not access any internet website that could facilitate communication between the…

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N.C.-Law-Prohibits

N.C. Law Prohibits Public Access to Police Footage

Until recent years, the unfortunate phenomenon of police officer-involved killings of persons of color has been largely kept out of media focus. But now mainstream media channels are covering the incidents and giving voice to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, which pledges unity and love among citizens as they “stand together for justice, human…

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