Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
A Moment of Simple Justice - Death by Cop
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson & the Media
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 71-World Cup Report-Part IV
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
New Program Helps Women Lawyers Return to BigLaw
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
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- The DOJ has indicated that it plans on issuing a separate regulation to address website accessibility. However, no official action has been taken since it first sought comments on its proposal for addressing website...more
Entities providing traditional telecommunications services, interconnected VoIP, advanced communications services (ACS) (which includes non-interconnected VoIP, electronic messaging services, interoperable video...more
After sending 1,330 e-mails to employees of Case New Holland, Inc. and its affiliates in an alleged effort to solicit plaintiffs to commence a class action lawsuit, the federal EEOC found itself on the receiving end of a...more
A recent Department of Justice settlement with a debt collection law firm that was accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act exemplifies the mounting federal scrutiny of the debt collection industry....more
The California legislature was particularly busy this past session in enacting new laws that directly affect employers in 2013. The new laws address a wide variety of topics, including social media protections for employees;...more
This fall, the California Legislature and Governor passed a number of changes to California employment laws, most of which take effect on Jan. 1. Below is a summary of the changes most likely to have a practical impact on...more
By now, everyone is probably familiar with Dawnmarie Souza's dispute with American Medical Response, where the National Labor Relations Board sided with an emergency medical technician's right to bad-mouth her supervisor on...more
These are the days of Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, IM, MMS and SMS. We blog, we tweet, we post, we follow, we like, we comment, we pin, we text—and while doing so, we have blurred the lines between...more
In the wake of a federal district court in Massachusetts rejecting arguments by Netflix that its “Watch Instantly” streaming website is not a “place of public accommodation” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a...more
On June 19, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled that Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” on-demand movie and television streaming service is a “place of public accommodation” subject to the Americans with...more
A federal district court in Massachusetts has rejected arguments by Netflix that its “Watch Instantly” streaming website is not a “place of public accommodation” under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), and...more
Maryland recently became the first state in the country to ban employers from asking both employees and job applicants for their social media passwords. The bill, which passed both houses of Maryland’s legislature, is...more
In This Issue:
- Bullying in the Workplace:
Allegations of workplace bullying, which may include verbal abuse, work sabotage, and various types of threatening behavior, have gained national attention in recent...more
Billed as a means to protect out-of-work Oregonians from discrimination, the Oregon legislature passed a new law that prohibits overt unemployment discrimination in job advertisements. Oregon has become only the second state...more
At the intersection of social media and law today is whether employers can or should ask job candidates for their Facebook login information as part of the interview process or force candidates or employees to “Friend”...more
Has your company joined the Twitter job posting trend? If it has, you may unwittingly be discriminating against older applicants. While many of the 40 and older set have acclimated to Facebook and Linked-In, Twitter still...more
Twitter is one of the more remarkable creations to come out of the last decade. It’s huge, noisy, and hard to keep track of.
It is also one of the most delicious communication tools ever invented.
A tweet from...more
Fines of $14,000 and $8,000 were proposed by the FCC for violations of its EEO rules in two cases released on the FCC's last business day of the year. In both cases, the fines were issued as these clusters of stations, on the...more
In This Issue:
1. Facebook Posts by Employees Critical of Employer May Be Protected Activity Under NLRA
2. “New” Board Finds That Employer Violated NLRA by Disciplining Employee for Sending Union-Related Emails...more
A number of employers, non-union as well as union, have been burned recently by the National Labor Relations Board for their social media policies, or the application of those policies.
The National Labor Relations Board...more
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has once again questioned the FCC's determinations on broadcast ownership issues. In a decision just published, Prometheus Radio Project v FCC, the Court reviewed the FCC's 2007 actions...more
IN THIS PRESENTATION
• Social Media Overview
-- The Rise of Social Media Use
-- What's Next?.....
• Legal Considerations for Employers
-- Laws Implicated
-- Background Checks -...more
Complaint against the City of New York seeking various forms of relief including for civil rights violations under 42 USC section 19893 by various New York City building owners. The plaintiffs have been assessed with...more
This is my thesis, unfortunately it's in Bahasa Indonesia. It's a legal research comparing several countries' legislations and acts upon the cyber-censorship issue....more
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