Practice Basics: How to Use Social Media Evidence (12/06/2021)
The relative ubiquity of social media use makes it an important evidentiary tool. This presentation will discuss the value of social media evidence in various types of litigation, the discoverability of social media evidence in federal and Illinois state courts, the admissibility of social media evidence in federal and Illinois state courts, and miscellaneous strategic and ethical concerns that practitioners should keep in mind when using social media evidence. Practitioners in the areas of domestic relations/probate, criminal law and civil defense litigation will share various examples.
Jessica Bell, Bell Advocate LLC
Adam Sheppard, Sheppard Law Firm PC
Moderator: Jonathon Sommerfeld, Schain, Banks, Kenny & Schwartz, Ltd
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