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U.S. Supreme Court roundup: conviction for Facebook threats tossed, win for Muslim denied job over headscarf

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has thrown out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man accused of making threats on Facebook. The justices ruled Monday that it was not enough for prosecutors to show that the comments of Anthony Elonis would make a reasonable person feel threatened. Elonis was prosecuted for making illegal threats after he posted ...

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