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Did You Search Your Jurors’ Social Media? There Are Rules
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2016

If you represented a large corporation or a wealthy individual, wouldn't you want to know if your prospective jurors were campaigning for Bernie

To Save Secrecy Lawsuit, Twitter Must Challenge DOJ’s Decision to Classify Surveillance Requests
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

This month, a federal judge dismissed Twitter's lawsuit challenging limits on the disclosure of government requests for information on Twitter users

Alien tort claims alleged against company that designed surveillance system for China
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA, China
  • May 26 2011

Named and unnamed plaintiffs claiming to be U.S. and Chinese citizens who practice Falun Gong have filed a putative class action under the Alien Tort Claims Act, alleging that the defendants developed and made a surveillance system that the Chinese government used “to eavesdrop, tap and intercept communications, identify, and track Plaintiffs as Falun Gong members for the specific purpose of subjecting them to gross human rights abuses.”

California garment manufacturer penalized for “brazen disregard” of wage laws
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2010

In Solis v. Best Miracle Corp., a federal court in Southern California ruled a garment manufacturer liable for over $200,000 in unpaid overtime, interest and penalties.

Compliance with surveillance law is not "optional," court holds
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2010

After a long and convoluted series of procedural ups and downs that rivals Jarndyce and Jarndyce, a federal court in California has held that the Bush Administration's warrantless wiretapping program was illegal.

It may be incredibly easy in the digital age, but secretly recording conversations is still illegal
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2009

Scott Gerber, the Communications Director for California Attorney General Jerry Brown, resigned in early November after it was revealed that he had secretly recorded telephone conversations with reporters.

California Supreme Court clarifies workplace privacy limits in video surveillance case
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2009

Balancing employee privacy rights and an employer's right to monitor its workplace is a challenge.

California Supreme Court issues guidance on workplace video surveillance
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • August 11 2009

On August 3, 2009, the California Supreme Court issued a decision regarding the limited circumstances under which private California employers may lawfully engage in video surveillance of their employees.

California Supreme Court finds "no harm no foul" resulting from office video surveillance
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2009

Concerned that someone had been using a computer in the plaintiffs’ office to access pornography after work hours, a California employer set up a hidden surveillance camera in an effort to catch the perpetrator.

Hernandez v. Hillsides: the California Supreme Court identifies guidelines for workplace surveillance
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2009

In Hernandez v. Hillsides, the California Supreme Court provided guidance to employers about the reasonable scope, purpose, and methods of conducting employee surveillance in the workplace.