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Website and Social Media Content Liability

Description:

The web has become a dominant medium by which bad actors can victimize and profit from vulnerable people.The Website and Social Media Content Liability Litigation Group focuses on emerging litigation trends and strategies for holding website owners and operators accountable for crimes committed on or through their online properties. Currently, courts recognize an exceedingly broad immunity conferred on these owners/operators due to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (47 U.S.C. § 230). 

 

Background:

This Litigation Group was formed in February 2018.

Benefits & Resources:

The Website and Social Media Content Liability Litigation Group provides a forum for lawyers litigating cases to share knowledge, strategies, and educational resources. The Litigation Group has a secure, members-only list server and document library where members can share pertinent information and documents regarding the litigation. This Litigation Group holds regular meetings that are closed to members only to discuss current cases and important updates. 

Meetings:

AAJ Annual and Winter Conventions, or as need by group members.

Membership:
Open to AAJ Regular, Life, Sustaining, President's Club, and Leaders Forum members.
Cochairs:
Mary Liu
Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC
875-A Island Dr., Suite 144
Alameda, CA 94502
Phone: 510/698-9566
mliu@awkolaw.com
 
David Slade
Carney Bates & Pulliam, PLLC
519 W. 7th St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501/312-8500
dslade@cbplaw.com
Dues:
$100 annually