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Professor Michael Murphy on the “Duty to Google” and its growing importance in practice

November 05, 2020

Professor Michael Murphy’s report, “The Search for Clarity in Attorney’s Duty to Google,” discusses how judges have found lawyers to not do their diligence in doing research on the clear web. Professor Murphy joins us to discuss the growing importance of a basic web search in the 21st century.

Post date: November 5, 2020

Professor Michael Murphy joins Case in Point to discuss the importance of attorneys using basic web searches when developing cases. Beyond its application, he talks about codifying web searches into the, Models Rules of Professional Conduct. 


Michael Murphy

Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer, Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic


Matt Merin

Multimedia Coordinator, University of Pennsylvania’s Communications Department