TITLE

"FRIENDING," "FOLLOWING," AND "DIGGING" UP EVIDENTIARY DIRT: The Ethical Implications of Investigating Information on Social Media Websites

AUTHOR(S)
Clemency, Allison
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Arizona State Law Journal;Spring2011, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p1021
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the ethical use of social media sites including Face book, MySpace and Twitter by lawyers to conduct fact investigation. It mentions that by taking conservative approach, lawyers can ethically investigate social media sites with formal and informal approaches. It concludes that lawyers should be trained timely because these social sites are new and confusing for an inexperienced user and could work as repository of information and potential evidence.
ACCESSION #
74118438

 

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