South Carolina bill to target inmates using Facebook

Mar 28, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A new bill in South Carolina would criminalize both an inmate’s use of Facebook and a third-party setting up a Facebook account for an inmate.

Life, liberty, and Facebook?

Mar 22, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A lawsuit filed in February is claiming that Facebook owed the plaintiff due process under the Fourteenth Amendment before closing his Facebook page.

Facebook fans claimed as damages in an infringement suit?

Mar 10, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A spa filed suit against another spa and Facebook seeking a court declaration that no infringement occurred and an order to restore plaintiff’s Facebook page.

Hot Docs: Juror accused of misconduct in murder trial

Feb 17, 2011 By: Katie Sheehan

Following a California murder trial, two jurors became “friends” on Facebook, and one noticed that the other posted comments, during the trial, about evidence in the case.

Browning examines the legal scope of social media

Feb 11, 2011 By: Larisa Tehven

In The Lawyer’s Guide to Social Networking, John G. Browning provides a comprehensive look at how social media are affecting the legal system.

Meet the author of “The Lawyer’s Guide to Social Networking”

Dec 22, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

Mr. Browning is an attorney and a legal journalist whose work has appeared in newspapers and magazines in his home state of Texas and across the country.

Lawyers and social media: Webcasts will explore pros and cons

Nov 15, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

Two live webcasts from West LegalEdcenter will provide an ethical perspective on social networking and other high-tech tools for law firm business development.

Social Media Law Roundup – Nov. 4-15, 2010

Nov 15, 2010 By: Marcus Anderson

A groundbreaking legal case was the big news for Social Media Law this past week. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that it is generally okay for employees to criticize or question their bosse on social networking sites.

Social media can be great for rainmaking – if you follow the rules

Nov 11, 2010 By: Larisa Tehven

When pursuing business development opportunities via social media, don’t overlook the rules of professional conduct for lawyers in your state.

Social Media Law Round-up Oct. 22- Nov. 3, 2010

Nov 3, 2010 By: Marcus Anderson

Be careful what you post on social media venues! Your opinions will become public record, and could be used in the courts.

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