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Social Media can Affect Civil Litigation in Georgia

It is no surprise to litigators in Georgia and across the country that unguarded messages are often sent by people that later come back to damage their cases. For this reason, discovery of these damaging messages are a top priority in civil lawsuits. Of note, people tend to post intimate information on their social media. Continue reading…

Social Media Friendship Between Judge and Lawyer Does Not Result in Automatic Recusal, According to Florida Supreme Court

It was only a matter of time until social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn would pose some complex legal issues.      In a 4-3 decision, the Florida Supreme Court held that a judge does not automatically need to recuse him or herself from hearing a case because of a Facebook friendship with. Continue reading…

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