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A Florida judicial ethics panel ruled that judges and lawyers who might appear before them in court may not ethically "friend" each other on social networking sites like Facebook. Texas has no such recommendations — and there's no real consensus here on how social networking should or should not be used. Ben Philpott, who covers politics for KUT News and the Tribune, filed this report.

A Florida judicial ethics panel ruled that judges and lawyers who might appear before them in court may not ethically "friend" each other on social networking sites like Facebook. Texas has no such recommendations — and there's no real consensus here on how social networking should or should not be used. Ben Philpott, who covers politics for KUT News and the Tribune, filed this report.

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