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Friday, February 22, 2013

Courts - "Judges Urged to Think Before ‘Liking’"

Per an ABA guideline, via this post by Jacob Gershman at the apparently now subscription only WSJ Law Blog. A quote:

[J]udges shouldn’t get too cozy online, advises the American Bar Association.

Using social media “can be beneficial to judges to prevent them from being thought of as isolated or out of touch,” the ABA stated in code-of-conduct guidelines issued Thursday. But the association urged judges to think before “friending,” “liking,” or “following” someone.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on February 22, 2013 04:12 PM
Posted to Courts in general