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Law Enforcement Proving to Be More Social

  • June 4th, 2019 by SEM Contributor
It sometimes seems that social media has infiltrated every corner of society. People use their Facebook and Twitter profiles to socialize, get reviews of products and services, and more. Even law enforcement has gotten in on the act. Boston marathon bombing was the biggest example of how social media can help – or hinder – an investigation. From YouTube videos… Read more

Trial By Social Media: Real Time Examples

  • July 25th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Social media has become very much tied to every day life, a fact revealed by its occurrence in Zimmerman’s murder trial. This trial has been a top trend almost very day, with many people tweeting their ideas with the hashtag #ZimmermanTrial. Many witnesses have been tweeting about their testimony, which includes Rachel Jeantel, a friend to Martin, who after anxious… Read more

The LinkedIn Law Firm: Tips For Managing Your Firm’s LinkedIn Profile

  • February 7th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
As far as social media goes, a lot of companies put most of their energy into creating perfect tweets and managing a great Facebook page. LinkedIn, unfortunately, is often forgotten and neglected. However, a well maintained LinkedIn page can draw in new clients, prospective employees, and even investors and new business partners. By following the tips below, you can establish… Read more

6 Steps That A Company Can Take To Keep Employees From Causing Social Media Legality Issues

  • January 10th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Navigating the legal waters of the internet can be a tricky business, especially when you have several (or many) employees to think about. Maybe you are not too worried about the legality of your social media activity because everything you post is run through your legal department… but did you know that you can also be held accountable for things… Read more

Crowdsourcing Legal Advice with LawPivot

  • August 3rd, 2011 by Damian Davila
No matter how conservative you are in the expenses of starting up your own business, there is no cost where you truly “get-what-you-pay-for”: legal advice. Young companies find it hard to scrimp on legal fees because of the current aggressive legal tone set by tech giants such as Apple. Seeing a great opportunity, lawyer Jay Mandal quit his merger and… Read more

Is an Online Lawsuit in Your Future?

  • July 27th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
The age of the Internet has meant many things, including more cases for savvy lawyers who are looking to cash in. It is no secret that many legal offices now have employees on the payroll specifically to look for and set online lawsuits in motion, given the potential financial awards that one can obtain. While the Internet and social media… Read more