Social Media Trials

  • Ritoban Maitra, SLS Pune
  • February 5, 2022

Content :

The paper discusses social media trials and its effects, mainly focussing on the Indian Judiciary. The key elements of this paper would be : the legality of social media trials in India, the Indian Judiciary’s response and comments on such matters, similar issues faced in foreign countries, and finally, a comment on the vulnerability of witnesses and the accused as well as  regulation of ‘free’ social media. 

Keywords : social media, fair trial, contempt of court