David Fraser is properly-referred to as one in every of Canada’s main internet, technology and privacy attorneys. Immediately I’m taking a break from representing purchasers and teaching legislation college students the way to kick ass in regulation college to tackle attorneys within the motion pictures and on TV. Whereas all authorized movies and exhibits take dramatic license to make issues more fascinating (no person desires to see hundreds of hours of transient writing), a lot of them have a grain of reality.
Social media enhances freedom of expression, however whereas the normal media has some pretty clear understanding of what they need to and should not publish, people with Fb accounts don’t know what constitutes the publication of trade secrets and techniques,â€ amongst different things, he says.
In texting, the usage of emoticons, emojis and now bitmojisâ€ is advancing in litigation evidence, says Jason Wadden, a associate at Goodmans LLP in Toronto, who this 12 months presented at the Ontario Bar Association annual conference and to the Law Society of Ontario on the usage of social media in litigation and legal follow.
Regardless of whether it is an articling pupil or a member of your firm’s advertising group or another member of the firm, you must watch and see how those you’re answerable for supervising are utilizing the firm’s social media accounts,â€ says Fleck.