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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Pursued by Police, Stupid Motorcyclist Posts Video of Chase Online

Canadian police are searching for a lunatic who posted a video of himself on YouTube flying down a crowded highway at 187 miles per hour on a motorcycle, endangering himself and every other vehicle on the road. The exploit is only one of many in which people have incriminated themselves by putting footage of illegal activity on the Internet. Rider identified but not yet apprehended Three Chicago teens arrested after they taped themselves beating a man to death Home video …

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Pot Dispensary Worker Sues Police for $1M Alleging Excessive Force

An employee of a Long Beach, California medical marijuana dispensary has filed a $1 million claim against the city following a raid in which Long Beach Police officers allegedly used excessive force. Dramatic footage of the raid was captured by video surveillance equipment inside the dispensary, THC Downtown Collective. The video shows Dorian Brooks, the employee who filed the claim, surrendering to police by lying face-down on the floor. One officer then appears to step on Brooks’ back and neck …

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Posted 2 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 2 years ago in Estate Planning by Ed Alpern  
Video: Planning for Your Social Media Accounts When You Die

Facebook, MySpace and Twitter have become part of the fabric of daily life, but what happens to your passwords, posts and updates after you die? You may have your financial affairs in order, but you better make provisions for your digital demise. Unlike monetary assets, your executor may not have the authority to manage your online presence unless you’ve left specific instructions in your will. If you don’t want your every tweet preserved for posterity you’ll need to make a …

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