The other day I answered a question on AVVO Answers. This individual had had a big fight with his sister and she had “disowned” him. He wanted to know if he could keep the property she had stored in his attic. After all, he said, possession is 9/10 of the law.
More than 70 laws have been enacted in Pennsylvania as a result of the Sandusky case at Penn State, says Joyce A. Hatfield-Wise, Solicitor of the Washington County Children and Youth Services.
I use the instant message feature on my computer to display one or more messages on my desktop computer screen. Then I take and save a screen shot and save it to the desktop or a file. I can then print it out. The text is dated. You can also copy it to an email and send it to yourself or anyone else.
Who says judges don’t work on weekends? At 5:30 PM this evening, Saturday March 22, 2014, the Sixth Circuit Court of appeals issued an order halting the issuing of marriage licenses in Michigan to same-sex couples after a US District Court decision holding Michigan’s referendum prohibiting same sex marriages. Read all about it in SCOTUS Blog.
Bloggers say this all of the time. Plenty of people don’t listen. Here’s A Pennsylvania Common Pleas case that illustrates what can happen. The judge ordered discovery of the entries on the Facebook page of a plaintiff in an auto accident. It included entries about a supposedly seriously injured person going to the gym, etc. The Court stated that no court has ever held that there is an expectation of privacy on Facebook. On the contrary, the court noted, Facebook is for sharing.
No. 691 What ethical issues are there for lawyers who do or don’t invade adversary’s Facebook pages looking for evidence? I have heard various pronouncements that it may be malpractice for a lawyer to fail to investigate the opponent’s Facebook Page. But what about the subterfuge that might be required to gain access? I am […]
No. 632 If you’ve been disappointed by Google Scholar for legal research, try the advanced version. It enables you to select jurisdictions, such as Third Circuit and Pennsylvania Courts. Once you find a case you like, click on the “How Cited” tab. Of course, there is no statute search, but you may be able to […]
No. 619 Check out 22 Tweets from our blogroll in the left margin. Here is the current post. @tsolignani April 26th, 2011 Tiziano Solignani Family Law Attorney Blogger Author of Guida alla separazione e al divorzio – Today we’re tweeting w/ @tsolignani: Italian lawyer, writer, blogger, dad, geek, Apple user @Tsolignani, thank you for joining us […]