NCSC and CCPIO follow the impact of New Media on the courts

2014 Newsletters

November 25 If Chinese workers post it, they could see it in the courtroom; SCOTUS gets a creative makeover
October 31 Process serving via Facebook—a court system divided; Does avoiding judicial isolation outweigh the risks related to “professional death by Facebook?"
September 30 New complimentary poster offers juror guidelines; Got Ghosts?; Judge texts juror's friend from courtroom
August 29 Fifth report released on new media's impact on judiciary; "Avoiding Tweeting Troubles, Facebook Fiascos and Internet Imbroglios"
August 1 Survey finds infrequent social media use among federal court jurors; Governments struggling to get social media right
June 30 Connecticut adds QR Code to juror summons; Social media policy resource; Innovative tools or dangerous fad?
May 30 Meet the #1 Judge on Twitter; CCPIO's fifth annual new media survey; Arizona issues ethics opinion
April 29 Service of Process via Social Media; Iowa Supreme Court Approves Amended Rules for Expanded News Media Coverage; Commonwealth v. Byron L. Banas
March 31 State Court PIO Attacked over Social Media Usage; Admissibility of Social Media Postings into Evidence
February 28 NCSC's Social Media and the Courts Network gets an update; Courts using social media to warn of scams
January 31 Florida judge removed from divorce case after sending litigant friend request; Two new jury resources from Reynolds Courts and Media Law Journal

2013 Newsletters

December 20 New Jersey Judiciary tells jurors: There's an app for that!; Two sentenced for threatening Maryland judge in Facebook conversation
November 26 Michigan court to begin using social media to contact hard-to-reach parties; Texas Judge bans social media use for child custody litigants
October 31 Courts and QR Codes; Justices from 12 midwest states consider implications of evolving technology on the courts
September 30 Justice Department officials' anonymous online postings lead to new trial; Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals gives Facebook 'like' first amendment protection
August 30 Fourth Report Released on New Media's Impact on the Judiciary; Australia releases report on jurors using social media
July 31 New Jersey Courts first to tweet audio; New York issues ethics opinion on judges and Facebook
June 28 Bench blogging; Judge social media accounts and public record requests; CCPIO fourth annual new media survey
May 31 Social media use in the U.S. Federal Courts; Courts leverage social media to celebrate Law Day 2013
April 29 AOCs and high courts using social media; Oregon juror jailes for texting during trial; Court on Yelp
March 29 Connecticut Judicial Branch redesigns its website; Nevada Supreme Court creates iPhone app; Federal judge rules on service via social media
February 28 DC Court seek to build understanding of the courts, launch; Hawaii Chief Justice delivers State of the Judiciary message over YouTube
January 31 Pennsylvania Judiciary launches new website; Florida Supreme Court asked to decide judge and attorney Facebook issue; "Tocqueville's Likely Take on the 'Tweeting Juror' Problem"