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AACC Judges' Forum Features Social Media, Technology

March 27, 2012

      The Legal Studies Institute at Anne Arundel Community College presents “Social Media, Technology and the Law: Is Anything Private Anymore?” at its upcoming annual “Forum on the Judiciary.”

      Join this popular free event for AACC students, the legal community and the general public from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on the Arnold campus at 101 College Parkway.

      Hear from judges representing each Maryland court, a federal district court judge and a circuit court master. The judges will discuss the roles of their respective court and recent precedent-setting cases and legal issues involving social media, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The forum includes a question-and-answer period.

      Participating are Chief Judge Robert M. Bell, Maryland Court of Appeals; Judge Richard D. Bennett, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; Judge Timothy E. Meredith, Maryland Court of Special Appeals; Judge Laura S. Kiessling, Anne Arundel County Circuit Court; Chief Judge Ben C. Clyburn, District Court of Maryland; and Master in Chancery Cynthia M. Ferris, Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.

      The Legal Studies Institute prepares students for careers in the legal and paralegal fields and provides continuing legal education for attorneys, mediators and paralegal professionals.. For information on institute programs or this event, call 410-777-7323 or visit