Connected

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


2014 Newsletters

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 DCCourtsNews.gov; 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"