Experts Available for SCOTUS Rulings on Presidential Immunity, Social Media

Experts Available for SCOTUS Rulings on Presidential Immunity, Social Media

Summary: The Supreme Court will issue rulings this week on presidential immunity and whether states can regulate social media content. The following Duke University legal experts are available to comment for your stories. Please email them directly.

Presidential Immunity

The Supreme Court will issue a ruling in Trump v. United States, a case concerning whether a former president enjoys immunity from criminal prosecution for conduct alleged to involve official acts while they were in office.

Neil S. Siegel
Neil S. Siegel is a distinguished professor of law and professor of political science at Duke University. He specializes in U.S. constitutional law, constitutional politics and constitutional theory, and has served as a special counsel during the Senate confirmation hearings of six of the current Supreme Court justices. Siegel’s most recent book is “The Collective-Action Constitution” (Oxford, April 2024).

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Social Media Regulation

In NetChoice v. Paxton and Moody v. NetChoice, the court will rule on the constitutionality of state laws in Texas and Florida that regulate how social media companies moderate content that appears on their sites.

Stuart Benjamin
Stuart Benjamin is a professor of law and co-director of the Center for Innovation Policy at Duke University School of Law. He specializes in internet and telecommunications regulation, the First Amendment, and administrative law, and has served as an advisor to the Federal Communications Commission.

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