Robbery Suspect's Facebook Alibi Gets Charges Dropped

A defense lawyer for a man accused of robbery told a Brooklyn assistant district attorney about his client's Facebook entry, which was made at the time of the robbery -- which led to the charges being dropped. "This is the first case that I'm aware of in which a Facebook update has been used as alibi evidence," said John Browning, a lawyer and member of the Dallas Bar Association who studies social networking and the law.

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