About this Program

In this unique course, Ron Coleman discuss the legal issues associated with blogging.  In a 2006 survey, the Pew Internet & American Life Project estimated that the US 'blog population has grown to about 12 million American adults.'  As blogs become more prevalent in society, lawyers must know about the different legal issues that arise.  Mr. Coleman discusses some of the main legal problems that may arise with the blog.


I. What is a blog?
II. Defamation
III. Copyright
IV. Trademark
V. Invasion of Privacy

Reviews

Barbra
New York, NY

Interesting subject matter........obviously a new area of the law. He was pretty good.

Donna
Nanuet, NY

Intresting topic one I am not very familiar with but should learn

Sandra
Chicago, IL

concise and reassuring

Gerald
Montclair, NJ

This course was a home run! I can now have a conversation about blogging instead of looking at the subject as something from outer space.

Kenneth
Norristown, PA

Interesting speaker; good presentation on a topic of growing significance.

Tanya
West Palm Beach, FL

He was very articulate and likeable. He also seemed to be very knowledgeable.

James
Irvine, CA

great program

Carolyn
El Cajon, CA

interesting

Lyra
New York, NY

Very interesting!

Terry
Mission Viejo, CA

Very informative. I'm accessing BLOGS now, which I didn't before this course.

Paula
Alhambra, CA

Fascinating information about a new technology in conjunction with legal issues assocaited therewtih. Good discussion.

Kevin
Fountain Valley, CA

Entertaining.

Mark
Des Plaines, IL

Honest and candid infromation of blogging for lawyers.

Virginia
Glen Rock, NJ

Very interesting topic by knowledgeable speaker.

Isolina
Bronx, NY

Very informative on a topic which is growing in importance.

Collin
New York, NY

Very interesting. My non-lawyer girlfiend even enjoyed it.

Claude
Gaithersburg, MD

Great advice on how to address legal issues related to blogging.

Anna
Alexandria, VA

This was a good general overview for general practioners to get a basic idea about blogging and some legal issues involved.

Thomas
Scarsdale, NY

Very unique and interesting style of presentation.

John
Piermont, NY

good topic- blog protocols really going to be necessary for employees and businesses

George
Austin, TX

well done.

kenneth
New York, NY

a good introduction

Richard
New York, NY

Very interesting even from a non-legal perspective.

Vanessa
Northbrook, IL

very interesting topic. i liked the speaker's easy delivery.

Kevin
Delmar, NY

Very well done.

stephen
West New York, NJ

Interesting presentation on currently "hot" topic. A good introduction to the legal concepts.

Gary
Boca Raton, FL

Very Good

Stacy
New York, NY

I thought it was very useful, current. Well done.

Kathryn
San Francisco, CA

Solid introductory material, would like to take a more in depth course from Ronald.

Christina
Brooklyn, NY

I appreciate the time and effort of the presentor in making such a convenient and accessible CLE course.

Jay
Worcester, MA

Excellent overview of blogging in Part One before getting to the legal issues--essential to those of us only vaguely familiar with blogging.

Michael
Matawan, NJ

This was a superb presentation, and far and away the most interesting and enjoyable of the CLE programs I've seen this year. The speaker presented well, and provided an excellent, substantively informative program. Well done.

Karen
Palos Heights, IL

covered the material and provided an understanding of the topic that I did not possess prior to listening to the course

Karen
Livermore, CA

Very informative. A topic I had not thought of pertaining to my law practice, but am giving thought to now.

Bena
Tel Aviv,

informative and information definitely could use on blogging

Alexandra
Brooklyn, NY

Excellent presentation. He held my attention. Very timely subject.

Robert
Aurora, IL

Frank and practical advice on the state of the law on blogging.

Joseph
Morton Grove, IL

Excellent presenation. I am a blogger and now I better understand the legal issues concerning my blog.

Ann
Pittsfield, MA

Very interesting topic. Mr. Coleman was a great speaker and I enjoyed listening to him.

Deborah
Hillsborough, NJ

Really enjoyed the course.

Helaine
Newark, NJ

Very impressive! I enjoyed this speaker and the topic.

Maurita
Houston, TX

interesting topic by someone who actually cares about it. Plus he went to a great Law School!

Joseph
Boca Raton, FL

Agreat overview of this topic.

Daniel
New York, NY

Interesting, informative presentation; good speaker; good written materials

Lisa
Westbury, NY

Very interesting topic. The speaker was very good and delivery was concise and easy to understand.

Michael
Northfield, IL

Great, interesting. Ronald Coleman is an engaging, knowledgeable speaker, obviously comfortable with the material.

John
Kennett, MO

Like this speaker.

george
New York, NY

terrifically interesting and useful

Carolyne
Larchmont, NY

Very dynamic speaker. Timely topic.

Nathaniel
Weston, FL

Interesting CLE on a cutting edge topic.

Ann
Naples,

Excellent. Very nice materials as well.

Robert
River Vale, NJ

Interesting, as I did not realize all the implications of law for blogging.

Sarah
Topeka, KS

It was interesting to hear both perspectives (blogger and potential plaintiff).

Lisa
Quincy, IL

Very good program. More scary information.

Jeffrey
New York, NY

Useful overview of key issues

Linda
Collinsville, CT

Great "hot" topic. Interesting, helpful overview.

Richard
Alexandria, VA

Good program. Too bad your average blogger is probably ignorant as to these issues (or simply doesn't care). Interesting program simply because of how many people, attorneys included, have never thought about this sort of thing.

Sarah
East Meadow, NY

Great Topic!!!

Robert
New York, NY

Quite a terrific program for an audience that has little background in this arcane area of the law.

Gammiel
Surry, VA

VERY TIMELY SUBJECT.

Diana
Miami, FL

Interesting topic since it could lead to other types of issues.

Donald
Annapolis, MD

OK

Patrick
Henrico, VA

Very knowledgeable in his field.

Janice
Virginia Beach, VA

The subject matter of the seminar was interesting.

Jeffrey
Washington, DC

Great speaker.

Jennifer
Calgary,

Interesting topic, especially to a fellow blogger.

Brian
New York, NY

The course was informative and provided clear written materials.

Raymond
Anaheim, CA

Mr.Coleman knows his stuff, and delivers his material in a manner easy to digest. Informative. Enjoyable. Two thumbs up.

Augustine
Elmwood, TN

+1 Would love to hear Mr. Coleman do more seminars.

Kathryn
Falls Church, VA

Important and timely material. Tx for offering this course!

Richard
Nashville, TN

Truly outstanding.

Edward
Washington, DC

Interesting presentation on blogging.

Beverly
Charlotte, NC

Interesting new topic; very informative. Nice presentation.

Stephen
Spring, TX

great course. superb speaker

Marc
Washington, DC

This is a very good presentation.

Nancy L.
Ramsey, NJ

interesting topic

Sherry
Clovis, CA

Good presentation!

Russell
Eagle River, AK

I had been wanting to learn more about this topic. Mr. Coleman's presentation was very informative, delivered in a clear and logical fashion.

Stephen
New York, NY

good

Robert
Brooklyn, NY

Very interest topic. I would welcome more courses on the legal issues of blogging with Mr. Coleman.

Peggy
Westport, CT

Helpful practical guidance

Barbara
Guilderland, NY

Well covered for a broad topic

JULIENE
Westmont, IL

An interesting look at a topic I have not had the chance to really delve into myself.

Bill
Chicago, IL

Very user friendly, informative, and professionally competent on both the legal issues relating to blogging and the practical issues of "getting involved". Quite useful to lawyers and to wannabe bloggers.

Alain
Newyork, NY

Very informative presentation

Christopher
West Roxbury, MA

Fascinating topic. Very informative and it made the time fly by. Thanks

Felicity
New York, NY

Really good stuff

Jon
Washington, DC

Very nicely done and brought up a couple of issues regarding blogs that I had considered, but did not know the answer too.

John
Reston, VA

Good speaker

Sarah
Chicago, IL

Very engaging and knowledgable speaker, and a refreshingly balanced presentation.

Doris
Crawfordville, FL

informative

Robert
Alexandria, VA

Very articulate and informative presentation.

Colleen
Chicago, IL

Interesting presentation. Speaker is very knowledgeable and presents well.

Retha
Cataula, GA

good, high-level overview

steven
Boston, MA

very valuable information

Amanda
Bolingbrook, IL

Interesting and pertinent issues based on current popularity of blogs.

Dennis
Plano, TX

Very practical and enjoyable.

Ronald
Glenview, IL

Excellent presentation. Covered a lot in a short while.

Vyette
New York, NY

Very clear audio which is excellent

Katerina
New York, NY

Very useful! Particularly since I started a blog! A lot of things to consider.

Thomas
Garden City, NY

Excellent general overview of the subject.

Andrew
Buffalo Grove, IL

I enjoyed the aspects of possibly incorporating a blog. Interesting for my clients as a part of their overall business.

Christine
Elmhurst, IL

very informative. good speaker.

Ryan
Chicago, IL

Would benefit from more discussion on fair use, more anecdotes/examples.

Richard
Chicago, IL

Limited appeal, but if one's really interested in blogging I guess this would be of value

Anne
Lexington, IL

Topical and informative.

christina
Long Grove, IL

very informative!

James
Chicago, IL

good

H. Michael
Willowbrook, IL

good presentation - clarity

Celso
Chicago, IL

Informative on a subject which I had not given any thought.

Barbara
Evanston, IL

Good presentation but I have already addressed several of these areas in my practice and have an LLM in IP so it was a bit basic for me. Good idea to address business aspects as well as IP aspects.

Daniel
Floral Park, NY

Had some really interesting material. Enjoyed this one!

Ann
Chicago, IL

Really good course! One of the best presentations on Lawline, and I've slogged through an awful lot of them lately. I'm a regular blogger, and I learned a lot. It's very creatively thought through in terms of what topics to cover. And I love the speaker's blunt criticism of institutions that deserve it -- NY Times, Jones Day...

Karen
Rock Island, IL

Interesting and relevent in today's technology driven world.

MARK
Houston, TX

more interesting than i expected

Susan
Boston, MA

Very interesting presentation; presenter gave a smooth, information packed lecture.

Matthew
Brooklyn, NY

Interesting

Pamela
New York, NY

very good -knows his area very well, wry sense of humor enlivens presentation

John
Orlando, FL

Thoughtful, thought provoking, and entertaining.

Amy
Frisco, CO

Great content on a new topic. I liked the perspective on an everchanging landscape.

Karen
Falls Church, VA

I enjoyed learning more about blogging and the legal issues that do arise.

Gary
Union, NJ

Very well presented.

Daniel
Fairfax, VA

Very interesting. It was all new material for me. Thanks.

Audrey
Richmond, VA

This presenter informed about blogging that may be more apprpriate for political issues than legal issues. Emphasis on Solo Practioners is recommended, as they may have more liberty to post bloggs than those in more formal employoment.

Michael
Goochland, VA

This was very helpful and interesting.

Mark A.
Hollywood, FL

Interesting area.

Douglas
Warrenton, VA

Excellent presentation of an interesting topic.

Kevin
Williamsburg, VA

Very well done, though the material was a bit more basic than I anticipated.

Mikal
Coral Gables, FL

Excellent.

Colleen
Vienna, VA

This was an outstanding CLE. Mr. Coleman's approach, material, and delivery were outstanding. I wish there were more CLEs like this one!

Anthony
Oakland, NJ

informative

Sherry
Plano, TX

Interesting topic

Barry
Springfield, VA

Very informative and helpful.

Raymond
Anaheim, CA

good information on a current subject

Melissa
Alexandria, VA

Interesting and relevant subject.

Curt
Los Angeles, CA

Excellent introduction to blogs and blogging for lawyers.

Issac
San Jose, CA

Solid coverage of an emerging area.

Andrew
New York, NY

Excellent topic, and it was great having a speaker who really knew the subject matter with extensive experience.

Patrick
Denver, CO

Very interesting and well presented topic.

Nnena
St. Louis, MO

Excellent seminar.

Nivea
Brooklyn, NY

I want more!!!!!

James
Lake Bluff, IL

Topical, helpful...very nice overview.

Mara
Alexandria, VA

Lots of very valuable information from an expert in the field.

Lori
Austin, TX

Great beginner information on blogging and the law.

June
Batesville, VA

This was by far the best presentation in every way I've viewed so far this time. He gets an A+ in every way.

Jessica
Arlington, VA

A good legal overview of the topic and a great presenter.

Manisha
Falls Church, VA

Very good overview and introduction to the topic of blogging and its legal implications.

James
Oakland, CA

Nice overview of an ever expanding area of concern.

John
Lake Oswego, OR

interesting

William J.
Princeton, NJ

New dimension of law and internet for me. Interesting.

Ray
Lewisburg, PA

Effective presentation

Doug
Parker, CO

Great!

Kelly
Peyton, CO

Relevant, detailed & interesting.

Jamey
Golden, CO

Great info

Joseph
Melville, NY

excellent

Kristin
Brighton, CO

Much more interesting than I expected! Although blogging seems commonplace now, I enjoyed considering the different legal issues and risks between individual, professional and corporate blogs. Great examples provided in the course materials.

Alison
New York, NY

Nice style for listening!

Ross
Santa Monica, CA

Good information but a bit dated.

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Production Date

September 26, 2008

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