Facebook friends and ethics

June 4, 2009 at 10:19 am | Posted in Law in the News | Leave a comment
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From the Legal Blog Watch: A North Carolina judge decided to friend an attorney that was before him in a contested child custody matter.  After appearing in court one day, the lawyer decided to post a comment on his Facebook account regarding the case.  The judge responded. 

The judge was reprimanded by NC’s Judicial Standards Commission.  You can read more about this matter here.


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