Robert Owen, partner at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, discusses proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that affect sanctions for failure to preserve electronically stored information and narrow the scope of relevant ESI.
On the April edition of The Paralegal Voice Vicki Voisin hosts Charlsye Smith Diaz, a professor of technical writing at The University of Maine, who got her start as a paralegal.
Diaz and Voisin met through The National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) and there they decided to co-author a book, The Professional Paralegal: A Guide to Finding a Job and Career Success. The book was written with both beginning and experienced paralegals in mind.
In this episode of The Paralegal Voice, Voisin and Diaz discuss the different phases of a paralegal career, including writing and interview tips, what to do when you get a job, how to organize your workspace and your time, as well as the steps to take to make your career both interesting and fulfilling.
Suffolk Law Professor Chris Dearborn discusses the recent sentencing of Catherine Greig. Read more about Professor Dearborn at http://bit.ly/rafZ9N.
The case of the Craiglist Killer has lived on through digital forensics. The Boston Police released their case files in the Craigslist Killer case to the Boston Phoenix which then published a remarkable story about the investigation in April of 2012. Digital Detectives co-hosts, Sharon D. Nelson, Esq., President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., and John W. Simek, Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, explore the intricacies of this captivating case including: evidence from surveillance cameras and privacy implications, getting social media evidence and poaching wireless networks.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is recovering in a Georgetown hospital Saturday, following surgery for a fractured shoulder. The 74-year-old justice fell while riding his bike along Washington’s National Mall on Friday.
[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Ireland [official website] on Monday rejected an appeal [judgement] by a paralyzed woman seeking to allow her partner to help her commit suicide. The appellant, Marie Fleming, suffers from end stage multiple sclerosis, a disease of the nervous system, and as a result is paralyzed. Fleming challenged the constitutionality of Ireland’s 1993 Criminal Suicide Act [text] which decriminalized suicide but provides that, “A person who aids, abets, counsels or procures the suicide of another, or…
With two months to go until companies are expected to comply with the updated Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, the Federal Trade Commission has released a highly anticipated guidance document on the recently amended rule. One of the biggest changes is the broader scope of “personally identifiable information” — which now includes photos, videos and, notably, “persistent identifiers,” such as a user’s IP address.