Blog Archives

Facebook Subpoena – Trial Evidence

By Hayes Hunt and Brian Kint Obtaining information through a subpoena may be easier said than done. Third-party subpoenas to social networking sites are likely to result in an objection on the grounds that the production of private information would

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Trial

Social Media Evidence – Authentication

By Hayes Hunt and Brian Kint Despite the relative freedom law enforcement officials have to gather evidence, prosecutors and defense counsel alike are limited as to what information they can introduce into evidence at trial. Perhaps the biggest hurdle attorneys

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Trial

Video Interview: Discussing Twitter and Facebook Subpoenas, Guy Adams with LXBN TV

Following up on the From The Sidebar article co-authored by Jillian Thornton, Hayes Hunt had the opportunity to discuss Twitter and Facebook subpoenas with Colin O’Keefe of LXBN. In the interview, he speaks about when these sites may be forced to turn

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Social Media & Law

Juror Misconduct & Bias – Social Media Investigation

by:  Hayes Hunt and Jonathan A. Cavalier Use of social media to explore the histories and potential biases of a jury pool is relatively new, but it is rapidly gaining in popularity. While voir dire can be an effective tool

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Trial

Social Media – Screening at Work and Job Interview

by: Hayes Hunt and Jonathan R. Cavalier Companies now frequently use social media to vet applicants, with some even going so far as to force applicants to permit company employees to access their various social media sites. With Facebook expected

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Social Media & Law

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Trial
About the Editor
Hayes Hunt concentrates his practice in the representation of individuals, corporations and executives in a wide variety of federal and state criminal law and regulatory enforcement matters as well as complex civil litigation. Hayes is a partner in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department as well as its Criminal Defense and Governmental Investigations Group.
Subscribe To Our Posts

Email:

Cozen O’Connor Blogs