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    Register for the Upcoming “Mastering the Intangibles for Paralegals” Webcast

Register for the Upcoming “Mastering the Intangibles for Paralegals” Webcast

Mark your calendar! Our own Jeanine Beyer will be participating in the upcoming Institute for Paralegal Education video webcast Mastering the Intangibles for Paralegals. The online course will be taking place on August 12, 2020, with faculty members Jeanine Beyer, Amy H. Johnson, and Jenna M. Prosceno.

The course is aimed at improving the essential skills needed to be a modern paralegal. This includes everything from communication with clients, strategies for saving time, and familiarizing you with essential tech resources.

Here is a full list of the course content:

  • Before You Hit Send: Drafting Great Emails
  • Extinguishing Dumpster Fires in Your Email Inbox
  • Top 10 Leadership Skills Every Managing Paralegal Needs
  • Taming the Chaos
  • How (and Why) to Streamline Everything
  • 15 Rapid-Fire Tech Tips, Websites, Resources and Gadgets for Every Paralegal

Follow this link to register for the webcast. Make sure to use the promo code FSP50I for $50 off the usual tuition for this course.

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The Relationship Between Modern Law and the Internet

It’s been said many times that the law is struggling to keep up with the internet. With video streaming and social media becoming easier to access, legal issues have predictably popped up, leading to countless news stories about modern law adapting to online platforms. Let’s take a quick look at the relationship (and sometimes battle) between the internet and the law.

Social Media

Copyright is a very popular topic when it comes to social media law, especially when it comes to more image-heavy websites. Because it’s so easy to repost a photographer’s work (often without credit or compensation) on platforms such as Instagram, there have been numerous copyright-related cases of note, such as supermodel Gigi Hadid’s legal battle against a paparazzi photographer. Most recently, a court ruled that a popular website can embed a photographer’s Instagram post without violating copyright laws.

Interestingly, copyright isn’t the only legal issue in social media. In fact, one particularly interesting case outlined the complicated case of social media posting and First Amendment rights. While it was ruled in one case that social media had free speech protections, there are still complications, such as what one can post while on probation.

YouTube

While YouTube’s controversies have largely revolved around advertising and monetization as of late, legal topics around the platform have touched on some interesting topics. Much like the case with social media websites, YouTube has consistently had to keep up with copyrights. After all, it’s not uncommon to search around YouTube and see entire episodes of different series uploaded, as well as the […]

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