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The New Jersey State Bar Association Minorities in the Profession Section’s (MIPS) annual Black History Month high school essay contest yielded dozens of essays from students who wrote about the landmark law that shields social media companies from liability.

Students were asked to submit essays on why Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 was originally passed into law; what its impact has been; and whether the law should be changed and, if so, how it should be changed.

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