US Supreme Court

I'm a Bit Flummoxed By Facebook, Admits Justice Breyer

Judges on the nation’s top court are handicapped by a lack of knowledge about the Internet when deciding related cases, a U.S. Supreme Court justice admits.

Speaking today at Vanderbilt University Law School, Justice Stephen G. Breyer said he had recently watched a movie about the origins of the Facebook social networking site and found it perplexing, reports the Associated Press.

“If I’m applying the First Amendment, I have to apply it to a world where there’s an Internet, and there’s Facebook, and there are movies like … The Social Network, which I couldn’t even understand,” said Breyer, who is 72.

NJ Lawyer, 2 Affiliated Debt Collectors, Agree to $7.9M Settlement With AG of W.Va.

Fla. Jury Awards $72M in Punitives to Daughter in Smoking-Death Case; R.J. Reynolds to Appeal

We welcome your comments, but please adhere to our comment policy. Flag comment for moderator.

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.