Subpoena Facebook & 7-Factor Alhambra v. Superior Court Test

If one sends a subpoena to Facebook to request a copy of someone’s postings, including private message and restricted postings, on Facebook, Facebook will most likely push back, claiming that the right of privacy protects disclosure of such posts. How does a judge rule on Facebook’s inevitable motion to quash such a subpoena? The answer is by evaluating the nature of the information sought under the 7-factor Alhambra v. Superior Court test. To read about this test and what it includes, please click on the following link –

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