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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
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Gang Members Arrested After Friending Cop on Facebook Your parents probably told you never to talk to strangers. Fourteen Brooklyn gang members learned that lesson the hard way—and now they’re facing hard time in prison. The men accepted Facebook friend requests from a local police officer, who used information gleaned from their online chatter to catch gang members as they robbed homes. Find Out More…   Cops Sideline NFL Players for DUI Professional football players across the country grabbed headlines earlier …

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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law by Laura Kresich  
[Infographic] You Are Not Safe Online!

You know when you complete an online form — say on the NBC or Home Depot website — and give out your name, email address and personal information? Your information gets sold to other companies and can wind up in the hands of hackers and criminals who conduct identity theft. As the infographic shows, Facebook and social media are all about sharing, but you may be giving away your privacy. Created by: OnlineMarketingDegree.net

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Posted 3 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
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Visiting NYC This Summer? Prepare to be Frisked If you’re planning to visit New York in the near future, be prepared to be patted down by a cop for no reason whatsoever. That’s the message being sent to the general public by the Bloomberg administration. In the first part of 2012, there’s been a dramatic increase in the number of people stopped by police and randomly frisked. Find Out More…            Facebook Ignores Harassment Complaints What do you do …

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Posted 3 years ago in Internet Law by Aaron Kase  
Can Your School Suspend You for a Facebook Post?

A school district in Indiana last month finally settled a free-speech dispute over suspensions it handed out to two students who had posted revealing photos of themselves online. How much control can schools actually exert over the things students do and say on the Internet? District was blocked from disciplining students for social media postings Supreme Court case from 1969 guides school speech litigation Student speech must be found disruptive to the school to be subject to punishment   Unconstitutionally …

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Posted 3 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Gang Members Arrested After Friending Cop on Facebook

Your parents probably told you never to talk to strangers. Fourteen Brooklyn gang members learned that lesson the hard way—and now they’re facing hard time in prison. New York City Police Officer Michael Rodrigues got a tip that the Brower Boys gang members might be responsible for a year-long rash of burglaries in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood. As the saying goes, you have to think like a criminal to catch a criminal. These criminals included a bunch of 18-year-old boys, …

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