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 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.

Social Media Law Round-up Oct. 18- 22, 2010

Oct 21, 2010 By: Marcus Anderson

Big Brother is watching and the blogosphere is curious. As we were going through a list of hot topics in social media this week, we noticed several articles were posted about legal issues that involve government agencies, or officials involved with surveillance, privacy, monitoring, or general use of social media. This Round-up will include stories about police use of Twitter, government snoops on Facebook, spying on Americans, and emerging hot legal issues that are arising from data scraping by administrative agencies. Enjoy.

Social media for business: Legal issues faced by employees

Sep 23, 2010 By: Larisa Tehven

If your company uses social media for marketing, brand awareness, or customer service, you need to stay on top of the legal implications.

Q&A: How do I limit search results by type of case?

Sep 16, 2010 By: Marcus Anderson

This question came in this week from one of our Twitter followers:

WestlawNext Q&A: Where do I find state session laws?

Aug 20, 2010 By: Marcus Anderson

This question came from Twitter, and we felt it necessary to provide a response from our Reference Attorneys.

Can social media get a person fired? Ask Heather Armstrong

Aug 20, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

A free CLE seminar at the ABA Annual Meeting featured Heather Armstrong, the blogger who was famously fired (or “dooced”) after anonymously blogging about her boss.

Amendment to the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009

Aug 10, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

The Federal Register tweets. While that is exciting for a variety of reasons, I found a recent tweet most helpful. A few calls have come in about Public Law 111-209. What is Public Law 111-209? According to @Federal Register, PL 111-209 (HR 5502) amends “gift card provisions effective date.”

Defending a social networking case? FormFinder can help

Jun 24, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

Has your client been a little too friendly with his Facebook “friends”? Need to defend against a charge for cyberstalking? From jury instructions to sentencing forms, FormFinder has you covered.

Top 12 law-themed movies, as picked by our Facebook fans

Jan 10, 2010 By: Legal Solutions

We recently asked our Facebook fans and Twitter followers to name their favorite law-related movies. Here are your top picks.

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