British Parliamentary Committee, Citing "Insidious Ability" to Mislead Online, Calls for Election Law Changes

Lori Ringhand, Fulbright Scholar and visiting scholar here at the School of Law, University of Aberdeen has written a guest blog post for the Election Law blog.

A report issued by a UK Parliamentary committee generated headlines this week for its scathing takedown of Facebook’s data management practices. The report,…

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How election courts work: The Alistair Carmichael case & other trials

Four voters from Orkney and Shetland raised a court challenge after May’s general election, claiming that their MP, Alistair Carmichael, had breached election law by falsely denying complicity in the leak of a memo that suggested Nicola Sturgeon was secretly hoping for a Conservative victory. I wrote on the Scottish…

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