Why Judges Should Be on Social Media | Judge Stephen Dillard | Texas Appellate Law Podcast

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Judges, particularly appellate judges, don’t get much public interaction in their jobs. So, judges are learning to use social media to connect with and educate the public about their roles. Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Dillard has helped blaze that trail, adopting the mantra that, “If you’re a judge and you’re not on social media, that’s political malpractice.” In this week’s episode, Judge Dillard explains why it’s crucial for judges to be actively engaged on social media or to use those platforms to help understand issues See more +
Judges, particularly appellate judges, don’t get much public interaction in their jobs. So, judges are learning to use social media to connect with and educate the public about their roles. Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Dillard has helped blaze that trail, adopting the mantra that, “If you’re a judge and you’re not on social media, that’s political malpractice.” In this week’s episode, Judge Dillard explains why it’s crucial for judges to be actively engaged on social media or to use those platforms to help understand issues that might come before them. He also talks about how judges can balance their ethical duties with public engagement. Join us as we explore how judges (and lawyers) can learn from and engage in these communication channels.

Full transcript and more information available here: https://www.butlersnow.com/2021/05/why-judges-should-be-on-social-media-judge-stephen-dillard/ See less -

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