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Facebook Teen Rapper Held for Making Terror Threats

After posting violent lyrics on his Facebook page in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, a Massachusetts teen was arrested for making terror threats and is still in jail.   Bad Timing Just a few weeks after the Boston Marathon was allegedly terror-bombed by the Tsarnaev brothers, Cameron D’Ambrosio, a senior at Methuen High School, posted some rap lyrics on his Facebook page, as reported here and here: I’m not in reality, So when u see me [expletive] go insane …

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Your Guide to Lawyers.com Videos

As with other parts of the Lawyers.com website, the Lawyers.com Blog provides many videos that keep you up to date with recent legal news. Use this guide to find videos that match your interests. Topics include Second Amendment rights, social media, consumer rights, government, the Boston Marathon bombing, divorce and more.     Newsbreak: Separation of Church, State and Money [Video]  In today’s Newsbreak, Lawyers.com Editorial Director Betsy Kim looks at recent legal cases involving religion and the law. Hobby …

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Are Facebook ‘Likes’ Protected Free Speech?

Can you be fired for clicking the “Like” button on a Facebook page? A group of employees in the Hampton County, Va. Sheriff’s Office will find out when the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules on whether their dismissal for “liking” the opponent of their boss during election season violates the First Amendment.   Fired after a ‘Like’ It was election season in November 2009, when Sheriff B. J. Roberts learned that some of his employees were actively supporting …

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Ashley Tisdale Gets Restraining Order Against Twitter Stalker

Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale recently scored a restraining order against an alleged stalker who showed up at her house. But before that he’d over-tweeted his welcome as a fan, logging thousands of messages on Tisdale’s Twitter page since November, sending her to the cops with worries about her safety.   Creepy Tweets Tisdale first reportedly grew alarmed when her handlers noticed that one fan had tweeted to her account almost 19,000 times in the last six months. Some of his tweets …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Social Networks by Josh Crank  
Can Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker Get Away With Murder?

A hitchhiker who gained nationwide fame earlier this year for using a hatchet to break up a bizarre attack is back in the headlines. But this time, instead of being heralded as a hero, he’s being charged with murder. Caleb Lawrence McGillvary, known as “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” ever since his television news interview became a viral video sensation, was arrested at a Philadelphia bus station Thursday and charged with the murder of 73-year-old Joseph Galfy, Jr. Authorities say McGillvary …

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