Social Media

This page is to provide you information and resources on using Social Media as a part of the prosecutorial process. Below are several articles, links and tools to assist Prosecutors in navigating the evolving world of Social Media and its application in cases.

Publications:

Technology and Social Media for Prosecutors

How to Build a Case Ethically and Competently

Using Social Media in the Prosecution of a Case

Project Lead Robert Laurino discusses Essex County's Innovative Way of Investigating and Prosecuting Cases Using Social Media

Tools for Social Media

This document outlines the tools prosecutors can use to search and analyze open source social media to enhance the investigation of criminal activity.
Case Law Summaries:

Social Media and First Amendment

View examples where Social Media was used as a part of the case