Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the news and more

Thursday, July 20, 2023


  • "Massachusetts seeing wave of ‘session replay’ suits," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (July 17). MBA members Joseph D. Lipchitz and Joseph J. Laferrera discussed the increase in lawsuits alleging that the use of "session replay codes" to track the mouse clicks of website users violates the Massachusetts Wiretap Statute.

  • "AI presents efficiencies, perils for legal practices," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (July 17). MBA Family Law Section Council member Jared D. Spinelli discussed the use of artificial intelligence in legal practice after a federal judge recently fined a New York firm and two of its attorneys for submitting a ChatGPT-generated pleading with six phony citations.

  • "Snap Judgments: Lawyers weigh in on what ‘Missouri v. Biden’ portends for content moderation," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (July 17). MBA member Howard M. Cooper commented on the implications of the sweeping injunction issued by the U.S. District Court in Missouri v. Biden, which bars federal officials from communicating with social media companies about content moderation.

  • "Access to Justice Fellows Program celebrated for decade-long efforts," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (July 17). The following MBA members were pictured at a recent celebration of the work of the Access to Justice Fellows Program over the last 10-plus years: Supreme Judicial Court Justice Serge Georges Jr., program co-founder Susan M. Finegan, Fellow Jayne B. Tyrrell, Family Law Section Council member Anna Richardson, Civil Rights & Social Justice Section Council member Susan G. Anderson and Chip W. Phinney III.
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