DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Social Media Discovery: What All Attorneys Must Know" webinar has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Become familiar with social media evidence and learn the law and technology parameters as to preserving, requesting and producing such information.
Many civil litigators overlook that social media is often a rich source of discoverable evidence, like any other ESI. This material will highlight the many ways that social media evidence can have a significant impact on the merits of a case. You will be informed about the ways in which your client can seek and use social media evidence, and, when needed, object to the other sides overbroad requests and attempted uses.
This information helps attorneys understand first, what types of social media evidence are available and from which sites. Next, to help you strategize in your cases, we will explore how ill advised posts have been impactful in a number of infamous disputes. Then, there will be a brief overview of some ethical guidelines requiring attorneys to be familiar with social media.
Key Topics Covered:
- Strange Things People Post
- Definition of Types Social Media/Networking
- Examples of "Smoking Gun" Posts/Messages/Comments
- Frequent User Mistakes as to:
- Privacy Settings
- Reply-All-Type Posts vs. Private Messages
- Attorney Ethics as to Social Media
- Familiarity Obligation
- Activities as to Judges, Opposing Parties, Witnesses and Jurors
- Advising Clients Day-to-Day
- Representing Litigation Clients
- Preservation vs. Spoliation
- Understanding How Posts Can Be Pivotal to a Claim or Defense
- Social Media's Discoverability in Civil Litigation
- Who Are the Parties That Are Likely Targets for Production Requests?
- What Are the Legal Standards for Discoverability, Including Scope and Privacy?
- Where Can You Find Tools Enabling Defensible Collection?
- Why Will "Not Reasonably Acceptable" Often Be an Inapt Objection?
- Federal and State Legal Standard(s) as to "Undue Burden or Cost"
- Demos of Ready Availability of Rich "Archives" From Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
- When Will Federal Stored Communication Act Present a Barrier to Non-Party Subpoenas?
- Downstream - Admissibility of Social Media Evidence in Motions, Hearings and Trials
- Authentication Issues
- Other Potential Admissibility Requirements and Objections
For more information about this webinar, visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scr2rn/social_media?w=4.