In an ongoing criminal case an alleged victim has posted courtroom evidence of the defendant during the alleged crime on social media during pretrial phase. Is this legal? Thank you in advance!
Yes. Courtroom proceedings are public, so the participants have no reasonable expectation of privacy. Posting photos of the defendant and any other social media information about the proceeding is subject to the law of defamation, which means it has to be true, so as long as nothing's being misrepresented, it's not violative of any laws.
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