Friday links roundup

Here are some quick links to stories we’ve been watching over the last week.

Google announced its Inactive Account Manager, which allows family or friends to access your account after a predetermined period of inactivity. FutureLawyer reminds us that Inactive Account Manager is not a substitute for a will!

Judge Posner offers advice to appellate brief writers in this ABA article.

Have you heard of the Zombie Defense? No, that’s not a reference to sports – it’s actually someone’s explanation for why they allegedly stole a semi-trailer truck. Thanks to brains (pun intended!) at the The Volokh Conspiracy for the pointer.

This Legal Intelligencer video discusses whether social media sites, like Facebook pages, are discoverable.

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