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NIU Law Review to host symposium on legal implications of social media

April 12, 2016
Marc D. Ginsberg

Marc D. Ginsberg

Members of the legal community, both nationally and in Illinois, are learning how to grapple with the challenges presented by the growing use of social media.

The Northern Illinois University Law Review will host its 25th annual symposium from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 15, on “Legal Implications of Social Media/Hashtag: Constitution & Ethics.” Cora Moy is the symposium editor.

Featured speaker Marc D. Ginsberg will explore authentication and usage of social media as evidence.

Ginsberg is professor and reporter with the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Illinois Evidence. He also is director of the Center for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution and associate professor of law at the John Marshall Law School.

Other speakers include:

  • Joshua King, Avvo, Inc.
  • Heidi Frostestad Kuehl, Northern Illinois University College of Law
  • Enrique Monagas, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Jamie Mosser, Klein & Mosser, LLC
  • Melissa Smart, Illinois Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission

The symposium takes place in Altgeld Hall 315 (the Board of Trustees Room). MCLE: 3 hours (including 1.25 hours Professionalism Credit). Registration is available online.

For more information, call (815) 753-1027 or email [email protected].