Justices Craft Test To Decide If Social Media Use Is Official

By Katie Buehler (March 15, 2024, 10:31 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court adopted a new test Friday to determine if a public official's social media use constitutes state action subject to liability under the First Amendment, instructing courts to consider whether the official had authority to speak on the government's behalf and whether they purported to do so in the challenged action....

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