Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Don't Be a False Friend, Especially in New York

Okay, in New York, according to a new New York State Bar Association ethics opinion, you can gather information on adverse parties in litigation from their publicly accessible social media pages.  Just don't try "friending" them (or friending them by proxy) to do it.  Here's the opinion (PDF).  By the way, the Philadelphia Bar, which should really know the meaning of Friends, agrees.  

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