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Court to Scrutinize Social Media Posts in California Murder Case

June 11, 2020, 1:02 AM

Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. could be returning to the California Supreme Court to argue against having to provide social media posts in long-running subpoena fights in a drive-by murder case.

Justices on Wednesday agreed to review whether an appellate court was correct in siding with the social media companies that they didn’t have to produce a murder victim’s and a witness’s private and public posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram LLC.

The court deferred acting on the case pending its ruling due by August in a separate case involving Facebook that was argued May 19. In that case, ...

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