Searching for additional resources in privacy and confidentiality? Take a look at the ABA publications and CLE packages below, and check out the helpful links to website resources hosted by the GPSolo Division and the ABA. To order any of the products listed below, call the ABA Service Center at 800/285-2221 or visit our website at www.shopaba.org.
Ethical Strategies for Keeping Your License to Practice Law: Keeping off the Naughty List (Online Course)
By Mary L. Cibella and Scott K. Tozian (ABA Center for Professional Responsibility, Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2011; PC CET11EGPOLC; $129; ABA member price $109; GPSolo member price $89; credit hours: 1.5; ethics hours: 1.5; also available on CD-ROM and MP3)
This program provides practical guidance for lawyers to recognize and discharge their ethical responsibilities in difficult circumstances.
A New Era: Trends, Benefits, and Risks in Legal Outsourcing (Online Course)
By William J. Campbell Jr., Vincent M. Catanzaro, Kunoor Chopra, Jamie Gorelick, and Heather Linn Rosing (ABA Center for Professional Development, the Center for Professional Responsibility, Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division; 2012; PC CET12ANEOLC; $129; ABA member price $109; GPSolo member price $89; credit hours: 1.5; ethics hours: 1.5; also available on CD-ROM and MP3)
This all-star panel explores the still largely undiscovered world of legal outsourcing providers, contract attorneys, professional document reviewers, and e-discovery experts.
Cybervetting and Monitoring Employees’ Online Activities: Assessing the Legal Risks for Employers (PDF)
By Katherine Mikkelson (ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division; 2010; PC 51105671802PDFA01; $19.95; ABA member price $14.95)
Many employers view social networking sites and use search engines to vet their candidates, or to monitor current employees. This PDF includes pointers for employers wishing to craft policy in this area.
Data Breach and Encryption Handbook
By Lucy L. Thomson (ABA Section of Science and Technology Law; 2011; PC 5450059; $119.95)
This handbook takes an in-depth look at the issue of escalating data breaches and their legal ramifications. It will instruct practitioners on how to ask the right questions to address the issues raised by data breaches and provide solutions for how to prevent them.
Friends or Frenemies? The Increasingly Important Legal Battle over Social Data Extraction Tools (Online Course)
By Jonathan H. Blavin, Sebastian E. Kaplan, and Chrissie Scelsi (ABA Center for Professional Development, Section of Intellectual Property Law; 2011; PC CET12FOFOLC; $129; ABA member price $109; credit hours: 1.5; also available on CD-ROM and MP3)
This program will provide an overview of various legal issues relating to data extraction tools, which are at the center of the increasingly competitive social networking market.
Hot Topics in E-Privacy: The Impact of the Facebook and Google Ftc Settlements (Online Course)
By Peter F. McLaughlin and Andrew B. Serwin (ABA Center for Professional Development, Section of Science and Technology Law; 2012; PC CET12HTEOLC; $129; ABA member price $109; credit hours: 1.5; also available on CD-ROM and MP3)
Our panel of experts—who have notable experience with the FTC—sort through the details of these cases to provide you with the practical guidance you need.
The Impact of New Media on the Workplace: Investigating and Forgetting the Web (Online Course)
By Steven C. Bennett, Heather A. Morgan, Mark Risk, and David C. Thompson (ABA Center for Professional Development, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, Section of Labor and Employment Law; 2011; PC CET11NMWOLC; $129; ABA member price $109; credit hours: 1.5; also available on CD-ROM and MP3)
In this program, our expert panel examines these new technologies and the legal implications and perils of using them.
The Information Privacy Law Sourcebook (2 Volume Set)
(ABA Book Publishing; 2012; PC 1620514; $249.95; ABA member price $199.95)
This sourcebook is your complete collection of the federal acts governing U.S. information privacy law. This exhaustive collection will prove invaluable to lawyers, academics, journalists, government officials, and citizens alike.
Labor and Employment Law in Cyberspace: Navigating The Uncharted World of Social Networking Sites, Blogs and Other New Media (Online Course)
By David Burg, William A. Herbert, Elaine Drodge Koch, Ellen J. Messing, and Brett Rawitz (ABA Center for Professional Development, Section of Labor and Employment Law; 2010; PC CET10NUWI; $129; ABA member price $109; credit hours: 1.5)
Employees and employers actively use social networking sites that blur the lines between business and personal communication. Our expert panel discusses and demonstrates these issues in an interactive format.
Law Office Policy and Procedures Manual, Sixth Edition
By Howard I. Hatoff and Robert C. Wert (ABA Law Practice Management Section; 2011; PC 5110714LLF; $179.95)
This newly updated and expanded edition of an ABA bestseller includes everything you need to create a complete, customized manual that can serve as a reference guide for your entire firm and as a training tool for new employees, associates, and temporary workers.
Locked Down: Information Security for Lawyers
By Sharon D. Nelson, David G. Ries, and John W. Simek (ABA Law Practice Management Section; 2012; PC 5110741; $79.95)
Written in clear, non-technical language that any lawyer can understand, this book explains the wide variety of information security risks facing law firms and how lawyers can best protect their data from these threats—within any budget.
Privacy, Security and Information Management: An Overview
By Andrew B. Serwin, Peter F. McLaughlin, and John Tomaszewski (ABA Business Law Section; 2011; PC 5070649; $139.95)
This book will help you decipher the laws that regulate electronic privacy and security and will help your clients and your own firm comply with the requirements to avoid security and privacy breaches.
Social Media and Other Employment Policies in the International Workplace (Online Course)
By Katherine Blostein, Paul Callaghan, Anne Radolinksi, Lafe Solomon, and Tahl Tyson (ABA Center for Professional Development, Section of Labor and Employment Law; 2012; PC CET12SMEOLC; $129; ABA member price $109; credit hours: 1.5; also available on CD-ROM and MP3)
The panel discusses such topics as drafting and implementing social media policies, privacy challenges across borders, understanding the role of works councils and unions in protecting employee rights to privacy and association, and the role of social media in collective actions.
You Can Run But You Can’t Hide: Background Checks Meet Employee Privacy (Audio Download)
By Leonard Court, Cathi J. Hunt, Ty Hyderally, Audrey Wiggins, and Melissa S. Woods (ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law; 2012; PC 5250146AUD; $15)
The increased use of background checks to select workers has gotten the government’s attention. The panel discusses best practices, with a view toward challenges being launched to protect the rights of the American worker from intrusion.
GPSolo Division Links
“Privacy,” GPSolo, July/August 2007
“Privacy and Security,” GPSolo, December 2005
“Privacy in an Interconnected World,” GPSolo, June 2011
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