Eric Goldman, ‘Deactivated’ Facebook Account Is Discoverable In Litigation

Author discusses if/when a lawyer can tell a client to “clean up” social media accounts. Article refers to Crowe v. Marquette Transp. Co. Gulf-Inland, LLC, 2015 WL 254633 (E.D. La. Jan. 20, 2015). The full text is available at…

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Peter Geraghty, Cybersecurity and the use of emerging technologies, Part 1 and Part 2

YourABA 2014 The article discusses the following topics: Email: To encrypt or not to encrypt? Reference to ABA Formal Opinion 99-413, 11-459  and 11-460; North Carolina Opinion 2012-5 (2012) Portable devices. Reference to California State Bar Opinion 2010-179 Cloud Computing. Reference to

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Nathan M. Crystal, Using Social Media to Investigate Juror

South Carolina Lawyer 10 (Jul. 2014) Author discusses the basic principles that govern lawyers’ conduct while using social media sites, like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, to obtain information in litigation about parties, witnesses, and jurors. From the article: “Several basic

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John G. Browning, Keep Your “Friends” Close and Your Enemies Closer: Walking the Ethical Tightrope in the Use of Social Media

3 St. Mary’s Journal of Legal Malpractice & Ethics 204, 225, 228-29 (2013) The full text is available at: http://www.stmaryslawjournal…

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Justin P. Murphy & Adrian Fontecilla, Social Media Evidence in Government Investigations and Criminal Proceedings: A Frontier of New Legal Issues

19 Rich. J.L. & Tech 11 (2013), available at   From the Article: “As the newest pillar of communication in today’s society, social media is revolutionizing how the world does business, discovers and shares news, and instantly engages with friends