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Proposed Florida Advisory Opinion Would Allow Attorneys to Advise Clients to Clean Up Social Media before Litigation Starts

On January 23, 2015, the Professional Ethics Committee of the Florida Bar issued Proposed Advisory Opinion 14-1, in which the Committee found that “a lawyer may advise the client pre-litigation to remove information from a social media page, regardless of

Posted in Discovery, Litigation, Social Media

If You Post It, Your Opponent Can Probably Discover It

Earlier this week, our friends at the Property Insurance Law Observer wrote an article about a recent decision involving discovery of pictures posted to a plaintiff’s Facebook page.  The court found that the plaintiff had a lower expectation of privacy in

Posted in Discovery, Litigation, Privacy, Social Media
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