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Category Archives: Social Media Law

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Opinionated Online Users Risk Defamation Lawsuits

Trisha Barita April 20, 2013

Remember back to when your Mom would say, “if you don’t have anything nice to say, then don’t say anthing at all.”  Well that key advice is still relevant and applicable today, especially in the world of social media.  Facebook posts, twitter, blogs and anonymous posting sites are like honey to a bee when it comes to the… Continue Reading »

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Dust off those Human Resources New Year’s Resolutions

Carol Keough February 25, 2013

Now nearing the last week in February 2013, how many of those New Year’s Resolutions which affect the way your business will deal with your employees are now gathering dust?  As an employer did you promise to revise your Employee Handbook and Policies to capture all the changes in state and federal laws?  Did you… Continue Reading »

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Cell Phone Unlocking Could Be a Jail Sentence

Trisha Barita February 9, 2013

Have you ever heard of people jail breaking their phone?  Some people jail break the phone so that they can “unlock” it and then switch the phone to  different phone carriers.  I have and love my iphone, but I am not a cell phone guru, so the first time that I really heard about unlocking of phones… Continue Reading »

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Did a Texas Judge Go Too Far with Texting?

Carol Keough January 24, 2013

Imagine that your client is on trial for a felony offense and the judge is texting questions to the assistant prosecutor.  The Houston Chronicle reported that State District Judge E. Coker is accused of sending text messages from the bench to an assistant district attorney during a criminal trial. Ethical rules prevent a judge from… Continue Reading »

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