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Forensic Fridays Series Looks at Social Media in the Courts

The Forensic Fridays series, hosted by Duquesne University's Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law, kicks off with Social Media in the Courts: Privacy, Discovery, Admissibility and the Role of Digital Forensics. The session will explore the ramifications of social media's growing societal pervasiveness from the perspectives of the law, law enforcement and digital forensics professionals.

Attorney David G. Ries of Clark Hill, PLC, will moderate the program, which will feature:

  • Elizabeth Collura, senior attorney, commercial and corporate litigation practice group, Clark Hill
  • Brett Creasy, vice president and director of digital forensics, bit-x-bit Computer Forensics and E-Discovery Services
  • Greg Frankhouser, special agent, FBI Pittsburgh Division
  • Scott Zimmerman, legal and acquisitions editor, Digital Forensics Magazine.

The Forensic Fridays series was developed to regularly offer continuing legal education and other professional education opportunities in shorter courses that are more convenient for busy schedules.

When:   Friday, Jan. 16, from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Where:   Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information:   This session is approved by Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board for three substantive CLE credits. For more information, including continuing education credit details, cost, available discounts and registration, visit www.duq.edu/forensics, call 412-396-1330 or email wechtinstitute@duq.edu.

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