Because we know that the success of scheduling your depositions is a vital part of the litigation process, we continue to provide you with useful tips, tools, and information in our e-newsletters that we hope you can use.
This month we included an article about social media and internet investigations, which will give you an idea of how the fast-evolving internet arena is affecting litigation and the discovery process.
As always, we invite you to send us any ideas for topics you may have for our e-newsletter that might help other legal professionals.
Social Media and Internet Investigations
By Cliff Mosby
For attorneys, and for many of the private investigators that specialize in supporting attorneys in their legal efforts, the world of social media remains largely uncharted territory. Unlike the early explorers who mapped our relatively solid physical world, we are faced with the problem of trying to navigate an ever-changing landscape in the virtual world of the internet.
There is no question that social media and the internet can be a very useful resource for successful litigation. The questions that do exist mainly concern how to most successfully utilize this amorphous entity.
Our experience in conducting social media and internet investigations has shown us some general rules of the road, which we feel provide the best results for the use of this tool in the legal arena.