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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 13 Dec 2010

More and more jury verdicts being challenged due to internet-related juror misconduct

I have written about the problems arising when jurors post comments on Facebook and other social networking sites during a trial.


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 9 Dec 2010

Emerging employeeemployer tensions in the Facebook era

With the ever-growing popularity of social networking sites, and with so many employees exercising poor judgment online, it's easy to understand why employers are concerned about the messages and images that that their employees are disseminating on these websites.


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 10 Nov 2010

Using social media to disqualify jurors

As more courthouses offer wireless Internet access, trial attorneys and those assisting them now have the ability to hop on the internet during jury selection and check out the potential jurors in front of them.


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 22 Oct 2010

Juror's Facebook content sought in rape case

Despite explicit instructions from judges to jurors that they are not to comment about a case or do outside research, here's the latest example of jurors posting comments on Facebook during a trial.


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 15 Sep 2010

If you can't beat them, join them: employers develop their own social networks for employees

At a time when many companies are struggling to figure out how to address employees' use of Facebook and other social networks, some employers are embracing social media by launching their own internal social networks.


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 31 Aug 2010

Facebook continues to prompt responsible employees to act irresponsibly

Hospitals and the Israeli military are the latest organizations grappling with employees posting sensitive, private information that they learn at work on their Facebook pages.


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 7 Jun 2010

New Jersey’s highest court provides additional job protection to workers over age 70 who are under contract

On June 1, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that refusing to renew the contracts of employees over the age of 70 based on their age violates the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD).

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