Monday, February 3, 2014

Judge removed from divorce case after sending one party facebook friend request.

A Florida judge who sent a Facebook friend request—which was rebuffed—to a litigant in a divorce she was presiding over has been removed from the case, the Wall Street Journal Law Blog reports.
Judge Linda D. Schoonover reached out to litigant Sandra Chace ex parte with the friend request, according to a Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal opinion (PDF). Chace did not accept the request after her lawyer advised her not to.

Article here. 

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