Celesq® Programs

Best (Legal) Practices for Politicians Using Social Media

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This program will discuss the rapidly evolving legal landscape of politicians’ use of social media and the important legal considerations for practitioners advising public officials and political candidates. The topics include the recent Supreme Court decision in Lindke v. Freed (regarding blocking constituents on social media), the U.S. House of Representatives Office of General Counsel’s guidance to Members about moderating and blocking social media users, and the effects of AI on politicians’ use of social media. 

The learning objectives for attorneys include: 

  • Understand the best legal practices for politicians using social media.
  • Understand the new caselaw developments in the social media space as they relate to politicians on social media.
  • Understand the effects of artificial intelligence (AI) on politicians’ use of social media.

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Communications and Media Law
  • Computer, Internet & E-Commerce Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • Social Media Law
  • Technology Law


  • Areas of Professional Practice : 1 Credit