As social media continue to evolve, legal professionals should become increasingly cautious when they log in to various sites.
A federal judge slammed Facebook Inc., saying the social media giant might not be doing enough to deter terrorists from using its platform.
Mitchell Heppenheimer’s agenda for his term at the helm is focusing on ways to help Hoosier lawyers be successful in the shifting landscape. In particular, he plans to launch a campaign to educate people on why they should turn to a lawyer for legal advice and that lawyers can be hired at reasonable prices.
In affirming that a man was not deprived due process when the media live tweeted during his murder trial, the Indiana Court of Appeals noted that it’s time for the judicial branch to address social media use concerns.
The law surrounding the information is still evolving, particularly in the area of privacy and Fourth Amendment rights. Civil, but more likely criminal, attorneys will be handling digital evidence more and more especially as law enforcement increasingly relies on technology to track suspects and link them to crimes.
An Indianapolis suburb has settled a lawsuit accusing it of violating free speech rights when it removed two women's critical comments on its Facebook page.
An Alabama man was unable to convince the Indiana Court of Appeals that he was not behind several attacks on members of the Burmese community in Indianapolis two years ago. The judges affirmed Danny Cherry’s 80-year sentence for various crimes, including attempted murder.
Mining prospective jurors' Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts is common practice for many attorneys looking to spot biases that might cost their clients a fair trial.
Local and federal authorities in South Bend are seeking pre-trial detention of a man accused of making violent Facebook threats aimed at police before a peaceful Black Lives Matter rally that took place Saturday.
Lawyers filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook Inc., alleging it allowed the Palestinian militant Hamas group to use the platform to plot attacks that killed four Americans and wounded one in Israel, the West Bank and Jerusalem.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has filed a lawsuit on behalf of two women against the city of Beech Grove after the city removed comments the two women wrote on Facebook posts the city and police department had made.
Facebook Inc. users who say the social network’s photo-tagging feature flouts their privacy rights won the first round of a court fight.
A jury awarded Erin Andrews $55 million in her lawsuit against a stalker who bought a hotel room next to her and secretly recorded a nude video, finding that the hotel companies and the stalker shared in the blame.
A northwestern Indiana man accused of threatening to kill judges in a Facebook post has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
Rapper 50 Cent has been ordered to appear in bankruptcy court in Hartford, Connecticut, to explain photos showing him with wads of cash.
The Indiana Supreme Court granted transfer to a case to affirm the Court of Appeals decision denying a mistrial for a man who argued a juror’s being “friends” with the victim’s relative on Facebook required the mistrial.
Facebook Inc.’s malicious-prosecution lawsuit against lawyers and firms that represented Paul Ceglia in his claim to own half the social media giant was thrown out on appeal.
If I told you there was a way to market your law firm for absolutely no cost and get responses from thousands and thousands of people globally, would you be interested in doing it?
By a more than 2-to-1 margin, attorneys who responded to the IL survey said their organization encourages them to promote themselves and their firm or organization, compared to those who said their organization discourages social media.