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