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TweetKudos to the DuPage County Bar Association in Illinois for their intrepid foray into legal humor with their delightful magazine “The Grief,” a parody of their monthly magazine “The Brief.” This mock advertisement for “Sharktalk Legally Speaking Software”  is the brainchild of lawyer Ted Donner of Wheaton, IL, and Editor Melissa Piwowar. Who says bar […]

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TweetJurors’ use, or I should say misuse, of social media such as Twitter and Facebook during trials is leading to the overturning of court rulings, convictions and mistrials.  These improper juror postings on social media websites is yet another weapon in attorneys’ arsenals for creating grounds for an appeal. Criminal defense lawyers, among others, comb through Facebook and Twitter entries for […]

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