Reading Daniel Vorhaus’ Twitter feed is a bit like downing an espresso: It makes you feel smarter, fast. The biotech industry newsletter FierceBiotech (fiercebiotech.com) recently ranked Vorhaus 11th on its list of the “top 50 voices in the biotech Twittersphere.” He was the only lawyer on its list. Vorhaus is a life sciences attorney for Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, which has offices in Charlotte, Research Triangle Park and Rock Hill. He has a master’s in bioethics and serves as editor of the firm’s Genomics Law Report.
A federal magistrate in North Carolina has ordered Twitter not to alert anyone about the existence of a search warrant for information associated with a Charlotte man who tweeted about assassinating President Barack Obama. How do we know this? Because we obtained the order, which had been filed under seal, simply by downloading it from the court’s website.
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter on Friday agreed to hand over about three months' worth of tweets to a judge overseeing the criminal trial of an Occupy Wall Street protester, a case that has become a closely watched fight over how much access law enforcement agencies should have to material posted on social networks.
The expressions of panic coming from the Twitter feeds of this spring’s law school grads has reached a near-audible pitch as the days until the bar exam dwindle. Sentiments like “Please excuse me while I overreact irrationally,” “Cannot get enough caffeine,” “Just woke up from my second bar exam nightmare” and the common refrain “What day is it?” create a digital portrait of the class of 2012’s collective psyche.