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I want to go to professor Stephen Hobbs now from the university of Alabama School of Law professor -- thank you so much for joining us.
The -- no here we are we're using I believe it sounds like you're on Skype.
And and we're using social media like crazy to weigh in on poles were on FaceBook.
Were tweeting that we're here I'm talking to people on a live chat.
And the question is and I'm so curious to ask you as an attorney as well.
About the use of social media and the impact on cases including the one that's going on.
It in at a what county.
Regarding the death of the nine year old girl a gag order in place tell us what your thoughts are how does this work now -- days.
Or work your finger strain or whoever.
-- -- -- social media and found there.
What did you exchange go -- -- -- -- -- -- desperate to so big challenge for lord and that we should call it.
-- -- -- -- That's what if you -- you can bet it doesn't become go away certainty certainly unique information about OK then let the good thing to create your -- and that.
Intermission where they're certainly it would -- this year until you do basic they're.
-- -- -- I'll put on the other other important thing -- you say in and vision world.
Actually can conduct -- crunch.
-- Without a ruling from a judge that there is a gag order attorneys are bound -- into the professional.
Code of conduct.
To not talk about their case at this.
And in what do you think when things do get out even if it's just from some bystander in the -- room.
I -- enjoy it depends on whether the jurors.
Our social media while they're considering it straight from 200 including an important if you hear in listening to radio.
Go to focus children these children turned the corner so you are the challenge from lower stroke so -- just appreciate the jury it's.
All are all very -- which -- preparing and.
Or -- -- and their decisions are supposed to be ruled by the evidence they hear in court not personal feelings and they they really need to just pay attention to what is admitted not what isn't.
But -- don't always have control about what goes out there -- do you think that there should be gag orders in every case.
A -- yeah absolutely a solution if you still they have been chairman -- protecting you -- our troops there.
Certainly to use.
And I -- you can even put in -- -- and in particular Jerry.
Good movie premiere Q your responses to the issue here and you can concede -- -- like that car driver pocket.
It took her -- Do you think that the American bar association's code of professional conduct is up to date taking into consideration where social media is right now.
I think there.
-- the prostitution we -- all the little looser can handle.
Until you hear another aspect from the virtual world well the truth that controlled the judgment.
Ultimately good that we can achieve great and I think commitment we're traditional -- -- it's.
Still like until just trying to maintain pace district justice.
Can you get a fair trial these days.
I think -- good good good -- good challenge becomes.
Have you -- it if you if you -- You can Supreme Court do you see that there -- protesters.
Well there's certainly need to change he didn't go to certain target due to -- generation -- frustration that they Fella who spent a quarter outlook.
-- what quick question not isolated for this particular discussion but I'm just curious.
When it comes to trying suspected terrorists.
Yeah are you a bigger believer in military tribunals as we're seeing right now with Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at Guantanamo or civil trials.
I think you've -- -- mission control group.
And we think it speaks very jokes.
The atmosphere here at the open.
Until draft and we'll church -- computer challenges through.
The film tomorrow Batman yeah you do if you know.
The challenge that I I think Richard you just can handle these.
An interesting question and I appreciate your answer is a pleasure to meet you.
-- you are you an easy greater.
-- -- -- -- -- Kathy thank you for that honest response that funerals are nice to meet you have a great day.
Thank you have much.
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