In the year 2018, it is becoming quite evident that social media platforms are really starting to play a major role in the world of politics. This has become particularly evident since the ascension of Donald Trump as President of the United States. During Trump’s tenure, Twitter has become a part of the political landscape of U.S. politics in a way that there are very few who could have ever predicted, learn more on (Patch.com). Donald Trump has made it a habit of using this social media platform as a way to put his position on a number of issues out there to the public. In this regard, he has used Twitter to voice things ranging from his disapproval of certain legislative members and judges. He has also gone for far as to use it as a forum to levy threats directed toward the leaders of foreign countries, see (Linkedin.com).
The White House has even gone as far as the clarify that tweets put out by President Trump are to be treated as if they are legitimate and official statements of the President of the USA. In accordance with this stance, there have been heads of state of foreign nations that have based their own actions off of the statements made in Donald Trump’s tweets, read more updates on iconnectblog.com.
Donald Trump has made it clear that Twitter is a forum he will readily use to put his policies out in the open, but he has also blocked several prominent Twitter users with whom he disagrees. Seven of these people along with Columbia University who have been blocked by Donald Trump has now filed a lawsuit with the suggestion that his blocking them constitutes a violation of the Constitution of the United States, source http://blogs.law.nyu.edu/magazine/2011/introducing-sujit-choudhry/.
A world-renowned expert in the field of comparative constitutional law, Sujit Choudhry has weighed in on this topic. According to Sujit Choudhry, the fact is that these are muddy waters due to the fact that this social media phenomenon is so new. Sujit Choudhry notes that the judge presiding over this case has stated that the parties would be best off to settle on their own because it may be the case that none of them like the final ruling that the court comes to.
Sujit Choudhry has a wealth of experience in the field of constitution building and has worked with countries such as Jordan, Nepal and Egypt among others. As the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, Sujit Choudhry has been a part of numerous pieces of work toward constitution building around the world. His expertise in the field has made him highly sought after in matters regarding constitutional law.