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Who gets the Facebook friends?

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, here’s an item that presents a novel twist for divorce lawyers. There have been plenty of cases in which a parting couple decide who gets pets or unique property. And social media has become ...

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Twelve for ’12: A look at the stories we’ll be watching in the coming year (access required)

For our annual Trends issue this year, we have identified a dozen different issues or points of departure that we’ll be watching in the coming year. Twelve for ’12, we call it. Here’s the list: STRESS ON THE COURTS Read ...

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Legal technology predictions for 2012 (access required)

If 2011 was the year that lawyers finally took notice of Internet-based and mobile technologies — if only because these tools affected evidentiary issues in their practices — then 2012 will be the year that most lawyers not yet using ...

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Tips for maximizing your privacy on Facebook (access required)

Set your posts to “Friends Only” Each time you post a status update or add a photo/video to Facebook, you can control who has permission to see it. A pull-down menu lets you choose if your posts are “Public” (anyone ...

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Unfriending him would have been enough

Paybacks are hell, as any domestic relations lawyer will tell you. Sometimes they cross the line, as a guy in New Jersey will tell you. A narcotics detective in Morristown, N.J., broke up with his girlfriend, but she allegedly had ...

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That was then, this is now

You might read this item, recall your own misspent undergraduate days and be glad you applied to law school in the pre-Facebook era. A whole lot of law school admissions officials have been going online to review their applicants’ digital ...

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