Clicking a “Like” button on the Facebook page of his boss’s political rival was protected speech that should not be the basis of a deputy’s firing, a federal appeals court has ruled. A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court ...Read More »
The online world is simply an extension of the offline world. So it’s no surprise that people’s behavior on social media sites can result in criminal charges. But the complexity of the relationships and privacy settings on different social media ...Read More »
Brian D. Wassom has never done work on mergers and acquisitions. But someone recently endorsed him for the skill on social networking site LinkedIn. A slip-up like that is part of the reason marketing expert Allison C. Shields, president of ...Read More »
Lawyers can find plenty of ways to stay out of a courtroom. Instead of the hand-to-hand combat of a trial before judge or jury, they can opt for some form of alternative dispute resolution. But the lure of the courtroom ...
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An Alexandria Circuit Court says a Virginia carpet cleaning business may subpoena information on persons who posted anonymous complaints about the business on Yelp.com, a California-based social networking site. The court said it would enforce a subpoena served by the ...Read More »
A man should not keep a jury award for his wife’s death when he and his lawyer conspired to remove photos from his Facebook page and then lied about it to the court, a defense lawyer told the Supreme Court ...Read More »
Twitter can be a powerful marketing tool for lawyers. It’s a convenient and quick way to connect with clients and to share news and information. But there are subtle ways your tweets might be undermining your efforts to promote your ...Read More »