Surveillance, Social Media and Spying: Understanding the Legal Implications in Your Next Case

Legal Area:        Civil Litigation Trial Appellate Family Insurance Personal Injury Labor Employment Commercial Business
Session END DATE:        09/30/2024
Total CLE Hours:        1.50
Ethics Hrs Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Information:        ONLY $15

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

This excellent online CLE program provides an in-depth discussion of the Electronic Communications Wiretap Act, the Texas Wiretap Act, Common Law Invasion of Privacy, tracking devices, social media stalking, drones, abandoned trash evidence, facial and license plate recognition, and other modern day surveillance techniques and their legal implications in civil litigation. This CLE course features streaming video and downloadable audio presentations from a seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on May 12, 2023. Subjects include:

  • Overview of Modern Day Surveillance Techniques and Issues in Litigation

  • Federal Wiretap Act / Violations and Exceptions

  • State Wiretap Laws and Cross-Border Issues

  • How to Use Your Recorded Evidence

  • Invasion of Privacy Cases

  • What if You Find Something You Don't Want?

  • Dealing With Special Criminal Evidence ... and Much More

  • Speaker:

    Wes Bearden, Chairman, Bearden Investigative Agency.  Mr. Bearden is an active attorney licensed in Texas, Louisiana, New York, and the District of Columbia. He understands what is discoverable and what is admissible in court. He knows how to handle witnesses appropriately and ethically, and he can work easily on investigations that cross into other states. Wes also previously served for almost a decade as the general counsel of the Texas Association of Licensed Investigators (TALI). Mr. Bearden is Past President and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS). Additionally, he serves on the board of the World Association of Detectives (WAD). More information may be found on his company's website.


    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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