A Determination Of Whether Online Threats Are Indeed True Threats

In U.S. v. Alkhabaz, the court determined whether the online threats at issue are indeed true threats. These types of threats are not protected speech under the First Amendment and violators will be prosecutors under criminal law.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is 18 U.S.C. Section 875(c) and what elements must be proven?
Who are the parties and what are the facts of this case?
What did the lower court determine?
What did the higher court determine?
What is the significance of this ruling?


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