Social Networking Websites: The Emerging Litigation Tool
Strategies for Using Facebook, Google, and Other Online Sources in Litigation Practice
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This seminar will examine the use of social networking and other website content in litigation and best practices for getting such content admitted into evidence. The panel will also review the risks, limits and ethical considerations in using such information in litigation.
- Trends in use of social networking and other internet sites in litigation
- Pre-trial use of social networking
- Limitations and risks
- Ethical considerations
- Use of social networking content at trial
- Selecting jurors
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are best practices for discovering a party or witness' social networking use?
- What are the evidentiary challenges to the admissibility of internet content and how can counsel overcome them?
- How have courts viewed the expectation of privacy on a networking site that is secured by some form of privacy protection?
Daniel L. Brown
He is a partner in the firm's Antitrust and Business Trial Practice Groups. He regularly counsels clients in high... | Read More
He is a partner in the firm's Antitrust and Business Trial Practice Groups. He regularly counsels clients in high stakes, complex, commercial litigations and arbitrations in the areas of contract, hospitality, antitrust, fraud, fiduciary duties, banking, employment, and discrimination.Close
Steven C. Bennett
His practice focuses on domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including cases involving... | Read More
His practice focuses on domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including cases involving bankruptcy, construction, corporate, energy, insurance, intellectual property, securities, and other disputes. He is chair of the firm's E-Discovery Committee and a founding member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on International E-Discovery.Close
Internet For Lawyers
She is a nationally recognized author and speaker on Internet legal research. She has over twenty years of extensive... | Read More
She is a nationally recognized author and speaker on Internet legal research. She has over twenty years of extensive experience in the legal field as a law librarian, legal research and writing professor, California attorney and Internet trainer. She is the co-author of "The Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet".Close