Around a year ago I was asked to retrieve as much information from social networking sites as I could regarding an ex-wife in a custody battle. After 10 minutes of searching (I’m internet savvy but I in no way claim to be a PI of any sort) I found a wealth of information about the ex. From that day on I’ve advised clients to search out the social networking sites for any opposing witness they have, you might be amazed at what you can find in the deep bowels of the internet.

What reminded me of how frequently this comes up is a post by Dan Berexa at the Tennessee Law Blog. Dan writes about a man that decided it would be funny to dress as a prisoner for Halloween which the prosecutor was able to use at the sentencing hearing.

The internet is vast, the old commercial AT&T had about “reaching the end of the internet” will never come true. Search and you’ll find.