A New Class of Worker for the Sharing Economy

Carboni Publication Version PDF Cite as: Megan Carboni, A New Class of Worker for the Sharing Economy, 22 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 11 (2016), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v22i4/article11.pdf. Megan Carboni* I. Introduction A. Cobbling Together an Uncertain Income [1]       Jennifer Guidry begins her workday at four a.m.[1] She begins by vacuuming her personal car, …

Continue reading

Digital Direction for the Analog Attorney – Data Protection, E-Discovery, and the Ethics of Technological Competence

BMS Publication Version PDF Cite as: Stacey Blaustein et al., Digital Direction for the Analog Attorney—Data Protection, E-Discovery, and the Ethics of Technological Competence in Today’s World of Tomorrow, 22 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 10 (2016), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v22i4/article10.pdf.  Stacey Blaustein,* Melinda L. McLellan,** and James A. Sherer***   I.  Introduction  [1]       Over …

Continue reading

Smith et al v. Facebook, Inc. et al: Plaintiffs Allege Facebook is Mining Private Medical Information to Generate Profit

By: Quinn Novak,   If you Google the American Cancer Society and search through their website for information about breast cancer, do you have a reasonable expectation of privacy? Or do you expect that someone is monitoring your activity and collecting your medical searches? Winston Smith believed he had privacy …

Continue reading

A Litigator’s Guide to the Internet of Things

Peyton Publication Version PDF    Cite as: Antigone Peyton, A Litigator’s Guide to the Internet of Things, 22 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 9 (2016), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v22i3/article9.pdf.  Antigone Peyton, Esq.*I I. Introduction [1]       Maybe you’ve heard about the Internet of Things (IoT). It’s the network of physical objects (or “things”) that connect …

Continue reading

“Connected” Discovery: What the Ubiquity of Digital Evidence Means for Lawyers and Litigation

Gottehrer Publication Version PDF    Cite as: Gail Gottehrer, “Connected” Discovery: What the Ubiquity of Digital Evidence Means for Lawyers and Litigation, 22 Rich. J.L. & Tech. 8 (2016), http://jolt.richmond.edu/v22i3/article8.pdf. Gail Gottehrer I. Introduction [1]       More than ten years ago, the Zubulake case[1] raised awareness of the importance of digital …

Continue reading