A verdict has been reached in the Lori Drew case. Kim Zetter reports:
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The Lori Drew Case: Why Not Rule on the Motions?
According to Kim Zetter’s account of the Lori Drew trial, Judge Wu has postponed ruling on any of the legal issues until after the jury’s verdict:
The Lori Drew Case: Sarah Drew’s Testimony
Over at Wired’s Threat Level blog, Kim Zetter’s excellent coverage of the Lori Drew trial continues. In this post, she discusses the testimony of Lori Drew’s daughter Sarah:
The Lori Drew Case: Does the CFAA Require Knowledge?
Over at Wired’s Threat Level Blog, Kim Zetter is providing great coverage of the Lori Drew case. Here’s her post about Tina Meier’s testimony (the mother of Megan Meier).
Lori Drew and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
The Lori Drew trial is set to begin this week, and it is a travesty that this trial is even taking place. The basic facts of this case are that Drew was the mother of a teenage daughter and she created a fake MySpace profile for a fictional teen boy to befriend a classmate of […]
Is the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Unconstitutionally Vague?
At the National Law Journal, attorney Nick Akerman (Dorsey & Whitney) contends that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) indictment of Lori Drew (background about the case is here) is an appropriate interpretation of the statute:
More Misguided Responses to the Megan Meier Incident
Last week brought the unfortunate news that Lori Drew was indicted for a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for her ill-conceived hoax on Megan Meier. According to an MSNBC article:
Megan Meier Case Update — Drew Indicted
I’ve blogged about the Megan Meier case a while ago. This is the case where Megan Meier, a teenager, committed suicide after her online friend from Myspace suddenly started to reject her and say mean things to her. The “friend” on Myspace was actually Lori Drew, the mother of one of her classmates, and some […]
The Megan Meier Case: New Developments
Recently, I blogged about the tragic Megan Meier case, where the parent of a classmate of Megan’s created a fake MySpace profile and pretended to be a boy (Josh Evans) interested in Megan. When the fictitious boy suddenly dumped Megan and wrote nasty comments, Megan committed suicide. A local newspaper reported the story, which quickly […]
More Facts about the Megan Meier Case
This story from CNN [link no longer available] provides some interesting facts about the Megan Meier case: