Archive for September 2019

Are cruise lines responsible when a passenger gets raped?

If an underage girl is plied with alcohol and sexually assaulted by fellow passengers on a cruise ship, can the cruise line be held responsible? This was the question at the center of a recent case decided by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In December 2015, “K.T.,” whose exact age at the time is... Read more »

Are mass shootings Twitter’s fault?

With three tragic mass shootings dominating the headlines in as many weeks, it brought to mind a recent federal court decision which didn’t seem to get much play in the media at the time. Many of these shooters feed their radical, hateful ideologies from content on Internet websites and especially social media.  But should those... Read more »