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Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
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Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
How to Handle Illegal Interview Questions
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
In late January, the D.C. Circuit ruled in Noel Canning that President Barack Obama’s January 2012 recess appointments of Members Richard Griffin, Terrence Flynn (who has since resigned), and Sharon Block to the National...more
Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and...more
In EEOC v. The Original HoneyBaked Ham Company of Georgia Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26887 (D. Colo. Feb. 27, 2013), the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado sanctioned the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...more
Recognized nationally in Forbes’ Law and Technology Blog as a leading source of trusted eDiscovery information, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange newsletter is published weekly to provide legal and technology...more
Social Media Policies: You're Probably Doing It Wrong. Test these 9 steps.
Special thanks to Palm Beach Bar Bulletin for publishing in their Feb 2013 issue....more
Facebook is a seemingly endless source of juicy intel. As such, I always recommend that users lock down their privacy settings if they want to keep “the man” out of their timeline. Public posts are fair game for employers...more
In my prior blogs I’ve addressed the legal remedies available to employers when employees violate confidentiality agreements or restrictive covenants, and unfairly compete. A new opinion by Judge Frederic Kessler, P.J. Ch....more
This article discusses the Patreaus affair from the standpoint of practical email privacy tips for lawyers, law firms, their clients, and families. A brief explanation is provided how emails (or even fake email addresses)...more
Social media has employers and government agencies grappling with ways to address and respond to employees' use -- ranging from recruitment and retention to discipline and discharge. In a video produced by Crain's Detroit...more
Unfiltered Orange | Weekly eDiscovery News Update – December 12, 2012
Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly...more
Technology Assisted Review - Backgrounder
Compilation of Articles: February 1 - December 7, 2012
With the increased interest from the legal community on the eDiscovery technique of technology assisted review, provided...more
Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more
On September 24, 2012, United States District Judge Scheindlin, recognized and respected for her e-Discovery related opinions, ruled that a law school graduate who was hired as a $75,000-a-year litigation graphics consultant...more
Part Two in a multi-part series on the topic.
In Part One of this series, we discussed California’s Electronic Discovery Act, which established procedures for parties to discover electronically stored information
Social media postings, messages and records are subject to discovery in lawsuits. But like other forms of discovery, there are limits.
Courts don’t like fishing expeditions and will use state and federal laws to deny...more
California’s Electronic Discovery Act was signed into law on June 29, 2009, establishing procedures for parties to discover electronically stored information (“ESI”) from opposing parties for use as evidence in state court...more
Part Four in a multi-part series on the topic.
Searching for evidence in the form of email, text messages and instant messaging is increasingly important in lawsuits. However, requests for this type of evidence during the...more
Social media continues to be important in litigation, especially in cases where the plaintiff alleges damages for emotional distress or mental injury. Courts are increasingly allowing discovery of the plaintiff's social media...more
Part Two in a multi-part series on the topic.
In Part One of this series, we discussed California’s Electronic Discovery Act, which established procedures for parties to discover electronically stored information (“ESI”)...more
Chin v. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, No. 10-cv-1904 (2d Cir. July 10, 2012): The Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected case law holding that the failure to institute a “litigation hold” will per se result in...more
An government employee in California found out the hard way that his phone calls to his girlfriend on his work phone were not private. Kent Richland, an attorney in California, explains that each state has its own definition...more
Every litigator knows another litigator who has been to battle over discovery of some social media issue. Like it or not, the internet and facebook are here to stay. ...more
This article discusses that, in addition to civil liability that employment lawyers tend to be alert for in departing employee scenarios, departing employees can also be criminally liable for theft, misappropriation, or other...more
While the 24-hour news cycle has long left behind the Deepwater Horizon explosion on April 20, 2010 that resulted in 11 deaths and the largest oil spill in United States history, the government continues to investigate...more
Originally published on i-Sight.com's blog: “How to Mismanage E-Discovery in a Workplace Investigation.”
There’s no such thing as passing the buck when it comes to e-discovery. Although attorneys may assume that they can...more
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