Facebook Law

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • June 16, 2017

Can you be served with notice of being sued on Facebook?  Can Facebook be compelled to give law enforcement access to your account?  These are just two of the legal questions regarding Facebook Law that courts have addressed.…

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How to Make a Good Impression when You First Meet Someone

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 9, 2016

Inc. com offers a list of things that polite, successful people do not do when meeting other people.  Some examples:

They never call you what you don’t ask to be called.  I really relate to this one.  My full first …

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ABA Journal-How to conquer anxiety and break the ice during professional events (podcast with transcript)

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 23, 2015

Networking as law students and attorneys is a crucial part of keeping oneself in the job market.  It is not only important in finding new job opportunities but also getting your brand out in the market as well.  But does …

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Are You Social Reading?

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • July 23, 2013

“The term “social reading” can mean different things depending on its context. Social reading can be the kind of work that happens in a literature class where a group of participants all read the same novel (or short story or …

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50 Ways to Market Your Practice

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • July 7, 2013

The ABA Journal recently published an interesting article entitled “50 Simple Ways You Can Market Your Practice.”  The article was compiled from strategies straight from successful lawyers and consultants who who have focused on a marketing plan to increase their …

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A Social Media Will: Have you thought about it?

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 27, 2013

The latest legality to hit social media is your legacy!  The idea of a social media will may seem strange, but it is something that even the US government is writing about.  Here at usa.gov you will find some guidelines …

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Yog – An App Helping You To “Run With Friends”

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • December 18, 2012

Now that exams are over and there is time to get outside and jog, where can you find the regular people who have been living their life while you hunched over law books for months? Try the new app Yog

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Gather your social media in one place

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • November 20, 2012

Operating a website that gathers your social media and gives you a personalized web presence used to be either a complicated or expensive process.  However, there are a few options out there that take the work, and cost, out of …

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A New Mashable is Launched

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • November 18, 2012

Mashable, one of my favorite technology and media sites, announced this week the launch of a newly designed version that promises to be “more social, visual and mobile than ever before.”  Some of the featured improvements will be incorporation …

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Icelanders approve a crowdsourced Constitution

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • October 24, 2012

Social media is slowly but surely making its way into every aspect of our lives.  Now, Iceland, who has been soliciting “crowdsourcing” to make changes to its Constitution, has just approved their collaborative approach to the law of the land. 

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