This section includes instructional videos examining various topics involving social media and the legal system. These videos feature experts in the field who are on the cutting edge of this emerging topic.

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VIDEOS

Facebook and Discovery
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Attorney Daniel Cummins and staff reporter Ben Present discuss the trending caselaw in Pennsylvania on discovery of Facebook postings, both public and private. View Video

Twitter: A Sleeping Discovery Giant?

Attorney Daniel Cummins and staff reporter Ben Present discuss the differences between Facebook and Twitter when it comes to discovery issues and the emerging law in Pennsylvania. View Video


Social Media and the Courts

A recent panel discussion sponsored by The Legal Intelligencer focused on the impact social media has on the court system, particularly on juries. View Video

Social Media and Family Law

Christian V. Badali, a partner in the family law practice group at Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP, discusses the emerging issues involving social media and its effect on family law cases. Should you be on social media if you are going through a divorce? How can your friends on Facebook affect your custody case? In this video, Badali examines these issues. View Video

Managing Business Risks of Social Media
Attorneys Nicole D. Galli and Sarah R. Stafford of the Benesch law firm discuss the business implications and risks of social media, and how to come up with an effective plan to manage those risks. View Video

Social Media and Non-Profits
Attorneys Nicole D. Galli and Sarah R. Stafford of the Benesch law firm discuss the special relationship between social media and non-profit organizations, including registration, volunteers and potential tax implications. View Video

Social Media and Higher Education
Attorneys Nicole D. Galli and Sarah R. Stafford of the Benesch law firm discuss the emerging legal issues involving social media and higher education, including monitoring, student athletes and pending legislation. View Video

Discovery Issues Involving Social Media
Attorneys Nicole D. Galli and Sarah R. Stafford of the Benesch law firm discuss discovery issues involving social media, including what should and should not be done informally, as well as through traditional discovery methods. View Video