TITLE

How Social Media Are Transforming Litigation

AUTHOR(S)
RADHAKANT, ANDY; DISKIN, MATTHEW; Kelly, Sean
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Litigation;Spring2013, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the role of social media in changing litigation, with special focus on how litigators from the field of criminal, civil, and family law connect and do business on the internet. Social media results in the disclosure of personal and confidential information about witnesses, experts, and judges that may unveil the extent of pre-litigation intelligence and contacts of an individual. It highlights ethical issues related to the application of social media in litigation.
ACCESSION #
90265020

 

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