Monthly Archives October 2013


Blog: One Week, Two Big Facebook Stories

by Fiona Clancy, Associate Staff

On Monday, October 14, 2013, two girls, ages twelve and fourteen were arrested in Florida and charged with aggravated stalking, a third-degree felony.[1]  The charges against the two suspects stem from their cyberbullying of Rebecca Sedwick, just twelve years old, ...

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Blog: Express Yourself…With Caution! – “Likes” on Facebook

by Jessica Ertel, Associate Staff

How many times have you subconsciously clicked the thumbs up button on Facebook?  Every time you log onto Facebook, it is inevitable that something amusing, smart, or relatable will pop up on your news feed which will warrant the social sign of approval, the “like...

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Blog: The CSI Effect

by Emma Buck, Associate Staff

Like millions of Americans, I appreciate a good crime show where you can cheer on the good guys and count down the episodes until Bones and Booth or Castle and Beckett or DiNozzo and David get together...

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Blog: Vindictive Exes Need to Find a New Outlet: States Consider Outlawing ‘Revenge Porn’

by Taylor Linkous, Associate Staff

Technology and pornography–one of the great love stories of our time. That’s right; technology and porn have always had an exciting, juicy, and mutually beneficial relationship.  Where technology goes, porn follows.  Take the Polaroid camera...

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Blog: Aging Adults and Technology

by Morgan Ackerman, Managing Editor

Admittedly aging adults is not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about the intersection of law and technology. However, there have been many recent technological advancements to aid aging adults and their caregivers...

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Sedona Conference® to Use JOLT Article at 10th Annual Georgetown Law Center Advanced e-Discovery Institute Program

For ten years, the Sedona Conference® has been working together with the Georgetown Advanced e-Discovery Institute to produce the finest e-Discovery education in the nation...

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Blog: Privacy Concerns and the New iPhone

by Silvia Lee, Associate Staff

People waited in lines all over the world on Friday, September 20th to purchase Apple’s latest release, the iPhone 5s. Among the mobile device’s new features is a fingerprint scanner built into the home button...

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Blog: Google’s Street View Captures More Than Just Pictures

by Dylan Denslow, Associate Staff

If you ask someone a question and they don’t know the answer, it’s a fair guess that their answer will be “Google it.”  These days, it seems like Google is used for everything – it’s expanded much further than a simple Internet search engine...

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Blog: The Dangers of Keyloggers

by Miles Jolley, Associate Staff

A few college kids have recently found themselves in federal hot water for taking advantage of campus computers.  For two different but sinister ends, Matthew Weaver and Marcus Barrington used keyloggers to steal others’ online usernames and passwords...

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Blog: Early NFL Matchups Giving Superbowl Stiff Competition

by Walton Milam, Associate Staff

Though the Superbowl typically provides the best television advertisement of the year, the 2014 political races and particularly the Virginia gubernatorial election are giving the NFL championship a run for its money...

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