Trial and Error and Mistrial

Or, “Do as I Say and Not as I Do.” A Texas judge who instructed jurors in a high-profile case to refrain from discussing the case with “anyone” was reprimanded by a state panel for posting Facebook updates about the very trial she was presiding over.

Courtesy of Ars Technica comes the news of Michelle […]

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No Pets, No Parties, No Bad Yelp Reviews

Apartment complex dwellers know well that residential management have the ability to exert control over the presence of pets, noise level, parking and more. One apartment complex attempted to take that control to another level: social media. In short: If a tenant submitted a negative review or commentary online, he or she could be subject […]

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Rattling the Cage: Twitter v. U.S. Government

“Bird in a Cage,” Ivan Perez,

In an effort to break free from the Justice Department’s restrictions on how transparent Twitter can be about national security requests for user data, the company has sued the U.S. government.

Per an online statement by Ben Lee, Twitter vice president:

“We’ve tried to achieve […]

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The Real Deal: Authenticating YouTube Evidence

Amid Randazza v. Cox’s “tortured history” and “procedural maneuvering by both sides,” we navigate toward the matter of authenticating a YouTube transcript and video when submitted in support of a summary judgment motion.

In 2012, plaintiffs Marc Randazza, a First Amendment attorney, his wife and young daughter filed suit against defendant Crystal Cox, a self-proclaimed […]

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Will Investors “Like” the New SEC Social Media Ruling?

A Facebook post from Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings sparked a recent SEC investigation into how companies communicate with their investors. The agency ruled that postings on social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter are sufficient means for disseminating important information such as news releases and earnings announcements as long as the company informs […]

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LLM at LegalTECH New York!

Here at LLM we’re getting excited for @legaltechshow next week! Who’s going? #ltny #ltny2013

— LLM, Inc. (@LLMinc) January 23, 2013

The LLM Team is looking forward to another year at LegalTech New York next week. So far it looks like the hottest topics for 2013 will be big data and technology-assisted review. Want to […]

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