Proposed Texas Rule of Civil Procedure: The Internet is Off Limits, Too, Jurors!

December 16, 2010 in E-mail, Ex Parte Communications, Internet Use, Rules of Conduct, Social Networking, Texas by David Hricik

An article and link to the proposed amendment to emphasize that communication about a case is off limits whether on the Internet or not is here. Trial lawyers should consider
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by PeterK

Attorneys may need to make full disclosure when before accessing Facebook and social media sites

April 21, 2009 in e-Discovery, Ex Parte Communications, Pennsylvania, Social Networking, Websites by PeterK

The Philadelphia Bar Association’s Professional Guidance Committee addressed the question of an attorney trying to access Facebook and Myspace accounts of a third party witness in Ethics Opinion 2009-2 (March
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by PeterK

Lawyers who participate in Internet discussion groups should avoid including any confidential information that could be associated with a particular case or controversy

November 27, 2005 in California, Confidentiality, Ex Parte Communications, Social Networking, Work Product Protection by PeterK

Lawyers who participate in Internet discussion groups should avoid including any confidential information that could be associated with a particular case or controversy. Postings that give identifying details about cases
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