Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Bad Habit of Emailing and Texting During a Conversation.

Something has changed dramatically about the way we communicate: we don’t talk to one another. We text, tweet, “like”, and comment as an alternative to speaking and listening. Why speak when we can merely type? Professionally, we email rather than go through the

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Posted in Ethics & Professional Conduct

Innocent but Guilty: “West Memphis 3” Alford Plea

On Friday, 3 men pleaded guilty to first and second-degree murder of 3 children but, minutes later, told the judge they were innocent of the same crime. This unique and rare plea agreement, called an Alford plea, enables a defendant

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Posted in Prosecution & Defense

In Brief: 10 Qs to Jeff Friedman, Manager of Civic Innovation and Participation – Philadelphia

Interview with Jeff Friedman, Manager of Civic Innovation and Participation City of Philadelphia – Mayor’s Office 1. What is “Civic Innovation and Participation” for the City of Philadelphia?  It’s what the City and its partners are doing at the intersection

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Posted in Interviews

Using Social Media to Track Juror’s Online Postings

By Thomas G. Wilkinson, Jr. and Lindsey E. Wilkinson Just as lawyers now routinely conduct due diligence on opposing parties’ social media pages (see our July 20 Sidebar post), some lawyers also are monitoring postings by jurors on social media

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Posted in Trial
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