Judge, jury and…twitter?

We are very lucky to live in a country where we can say whatever we think or believe without facing any serious punishment.

If we’re not happy with what the Government is doing we can jump right onto Facebook or Twitter and tell the world what we think.

But where is the line?

Following the arrest of Adrian Bayley – the man accused of raping and murdering Jill Meagher – hundreds of messages have flooded social mediums, presuming his guilt.

So is this trial by social media?

Expert of Media Law and Professor of Law at UniSA, Rick Sarre joined Bill Walter to chat about what the law says and how social media is affecting this trial.

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Producer: Jennie Lenman

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