Law Commission: Social Media and the Criminal Law

July 2, 2013

In a low-key consultation that is intended to influence the Law Commission’s programme of work over the three years to 2017, it is seeking suggestions for topics of interest. Its own menu includes this suggestion:

Should the criminal law and criminal rules of evidence and procedure be reviewed in light of the growing use of social media?

Views are sought in a consultation lasting until 31 October. More detail is available here:

This is certainly one consultation where readers of this web site might well have a view to express!