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Commenting anonymously can go wrong – even for the judge

The Cleveland Plain Dealer agreed to reveal the identity of one of its frequent anonymous commenters.  The anonymous commenter was a judge who posted under the name “lawmiss” and commented on some of the cases in her court.  Judge Shirley Strickland Saffold reacted by suing the newspaper for $50 million.
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The Ethics of Lawyers on the Internet CLE Tomorrow

I will present a one-hour CLE on the Ethics of Lawyer on the Internet at the South Texas College of Law’s Just Ethics series tomorrow, October 9, 2009, beginning at noon.  You will get one hour of the always-needed CLE ethics credit for what I hope is an entertaining interactive discussion of the pitfalls of email, online videos, … Continue Reading

The Ethics of Lawyers on the Internet

It’s been too long since I last posted here.  One of the reasons is I have been working on a Continuing Legal Education paper for the Houston Bar Association on the “Ethics of Lawyers on the Internet” that was due last night.  I will be making the CLE presentation on Thursday, March 26, 2009, at … Continue Reading