Editor's Note

JurisdictionUnited States,Federal
Publication year2022
CitationVol. 73 No. 2

Editor's Note

Mary Elizabeth Loftus
Mercer University School of Law

EDITOR'S NOTE

Each year the Mercer Law Review hosts a legal symposium and publishes symposium materials in the Lead Articles Edition. This seventy-third edition, "Social Media Platforms and Free Expression," includes articles addressing the Internet's increasing domination and impact on everyday American citizens, specifically the implications of social media on the First Amendment right to freedom of expression. There are six articles from acclaimed professors located in regions across the United States as well as in international regions in this Edition. I would like to thank each of them for their diligent efforts to write meaningful articles on the impact social media has on our freedom of expression.

I would also like to extend a thank you to our commentators at the symposium: Professor Jon M. Garon, Professor Margaret Hu, Professor RonNell Andersen Jones, Doctor András Koltay, Professor Seth Oranburg, Professor Sue Painter-Thorne, Professor Eric Segall, Professor Gary Simson, and Professor Russel Weaver. Your advocacy and proposed solutions for social media regulations were intriguing and left our attendees feeling inspired to learn more and to take action.

Mercer Law Review faculty and staff also deserve recognition. Specifically, I would like to thank our very own Professor Gary Simson, who helped me organize this year's symposium. Professor Simson's leadership in the Southeastern Association of Law Schools was essential to the success of this edition. Additional thanks are extended to Dean Karen Sneddon, Professor Sue Painter-Thorne, and Professor Sharon...

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