TITLE

Ethical Limitations on Informal Discovery of Social Media Information

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, Steven C.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
American Journal of Trial Advocacy;Spring2013, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p473
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Model Rules of Professional Responsibility do not expressly mention social media. However, this Article demonstrates that ethical obligations attach in light of the increasing prevalence of social media use in litigation. This Article examines the Model Rules in the context of social media and offers guidance on ethical obligations through a survey of recent ethics opinions, related developments, and additional ethics issues related to litigation.
ACCESSION #
110609489

 

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