Monthly Archives: September 2015

A La Carte Legal Representation

As you may know, a lawyer's actions are guided by the ethics rules called Rules of Professional Conduct (RPCs). The Model RPCs are written by the American Bar Association (ABA), a national volunteer organization with nearly 400,000 members, including judges, lawyers, and law students. Learn More

September 29th, 2015|

The Automobile Exception

Another situation that comes up frequently is police conducting a search of a vehicle. If you are pulled over for speeding or running a stop sign, can the police search your car to look for incriminating evidence against you? Learn More.

September 25th, 2015|

Business Partner Login Access Disputes

While disputes between business partners are quite common, a new set of legal problems has arisen with the increased pressure on businesses to have an online presence (from informational websites to making commercial websites with products available online). Learn More.

September 24th, 2015|

How Accessible Is the Data on Your Phone?

Most people have their phones protected by passcodes, and the easiest way to access your phone is to know this passcode. If the police demand that you provide them with the passcode, do you have to give it to them? Learn More.

September 22nd, 2015|

Online Spoofing

Online "spoofing" is an act of masquerading as someone else in order to trick, alarm, or annoy another; to do so is often a crime. Cybercriminals can spoof many aspects of our electronic communications, and arguably the easiest one to spoof is an email address. Learn More.

September 17th, 2015|

What You Tweet May Be Used Against You!

Recently, the courts have struggled with articulating a clear standard for authenticating evidence from social media. This is because social media content, more so than other types of evidence, can be easily fabricated. Learn More.

September 11th, 2015|

Stored Communications Act: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

We would like to be able to control who has access to our photos, posts, status updates, tweets, emails, and other data we send and share electronically. While the privacy settings in our social media accounts may give us a sense of security, how robust are the laws protecting our online privacy? Learn More.

September 9th, 2015|
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