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Understanding the Use of Social Media in Litigation provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on the latest trends involving the role of social media for both the prosecution and defense. Featuring partners from some of the nation's leading law firms, this book guides the reader through crucial topics, such as discovery standards, privilege or privacy claims, and authentication.
Covering a range of topics from the ways in which social media use can help prove or disprove a client's case to the potential that it holds as a tool for trial preparation and conduct, these experienced lawyers analyze the effect that sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn have had on the legal field. Additionally, these experts present examples of ways in which older laws, such as the Video Privacy Protection Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, apply to new types of media.
The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these top attorneys provide key insights on this rapidly changing area of law.