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Category Archive for: Social Media

Your Opponent Didn’t Produce Gmail. Just Subpoena Google, Right? Nope.

The Stored Communication Act (SCA) prohibits email service providers from producing the content of email messages in response to subpoenas.

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The Web Page Authentication Dance — A Two Step

Authenticating evidence from the web or social media is often a two-part question: 1) Did it actually appear on the web?; and 2) Who really posted it?

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Why Are You Using Screenshots as Webpage Evidence? (Guest Post)

Webpage screenshots and authenticity problems may be a thing of the past thanks to Page Vault--an app to capture webpages for legal matters.

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Lawyers Beware: You May Have a Duty to Preserve Your Client’s Facebook Rant

Ethics opinion: lawyers may advise clients to make social media post private, but post must not be deleted and must be produced if requested in discovery.

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