Friday, September 24, 2010
The New York Law Journal reports that a judge in New York's Suffolk County has ruled that a plaintiff's private Facebook postings are discoverable in a personal injury action.
Perhaps this will reinforce our growing sense that just checking your privacy settings is not enough.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
My students often ask me if attorneys are ever really sanctioned for filing frivolous motions or appeals. The National Law Journal has this story of an attorney for Toyota who was sanctioned for filing an appeal that was "'rife with legal and factual errors' and included 'misstatements of the law and mischaracterizations' of the evidence."