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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment Social Networks by Larry Bodine  
[VIDEO] Can You Badmouth Your Boss Online?

You have the right to call your employer an obscenity on Facebook, thanks to the National Labor Relations Act, which has been protecting the rights of workers since 1935, according to Larry Bodine, Editor in Chief of Lawyers.com. “I think you’ll be surprised how extensive your rights are,” Bodine says. Get the free Labor & Employment Law Newsletter. Subscribe Today New decisions under the law say you can publicly call your boss a swear word on Facebook so long as …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of the Criminal Law Newsletter

Video: 5 Ways to Fight a Red-Light Traffic Ticket Traffic cameras seem to be everywhere, watching for any opportunity to harpoon drivers with expensive tickets. The spy cameras have generated millions of dollars in traffic fines, but the technology is imperfect. This Lawyers.com exclusive video explains some of the ways to challenge these automated traffic cops. Find Out More…   Respected Federal Judge Calls for Legalizing Marijuana Richard A. Posner, a widely respected federal judge, has called for the elimination …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Social Networks by Michele Bowman  
Google Refuses to Unlock Pimp’s Phone for FBI

Joining other social media companies that are watching as their users’ privacy rights are gradually whittled away, Google is standing up to the growing trend of government attempts to go through third-party social media companies to get to users’ information. Google is reportedly challenging the legality of a search warrant the FBI served on the company earlier this year in an effort to crack the Android phone of Dante Dears, a man who was running a prostitution business on his …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Social Networks by Laura Kresich  
The Cops are Monitoring You on Social Media [Infographic]

More than 70 percent of law enforcement agencies across the U.S. use social media as an investigative tool, and the trend is growing. In a recent survey, officers reported using Facebook, Youtube, Twitter and other social networks to identify suspects, find out who their friends are and monitor their activities. Plenty of criminals make the job even easier by broadcasting their misdeeds online. If you’ve broken the law and are tempted to brag about it online, make sure you know …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law Social Networks by Michele Bowman  
Secret Service Sniffs Out Obama Death Threats on Twitter

While record numbers of tweets were being sent during the Democratic National Convention in early September, several Twitter users were attracting the attention of the Secret Service. Donte Jamar Sims was arrested September 5 in Charlotte for tweeting death threats against President Barack Obama. Sims allegedly posted five messages on September 3 that caught the attention of the top echelons of the Twitter police, including: “Ima hit president Obama with that Lee Harvey Oswald swag,” and “Well IMA Assassinate president …

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