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Social Media as Evidence: Why You Want it, How You Can Use it, and How to Get it

In this new age of social media prevalence, the content stored on sites, such as Facebook, should be coveted by litigants as sources of information that might pertain to the issues in their lawsuit. This article will discuss examples of how social media content is being used and admitted as evidence in litigation and some useful archiving tools that will help lawyers discover social media data.

Do You Own Your Social Media Account?

As social media continues to permeate our everyday lives, more and more businesses have created social media accounts on websites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook in order to promote their brand. Does the singular act of creating a social media account by a business establish ownership, or should a business do more to establish actual ownership...

The California Evidence Code and Trade Secrets

The important relationship between the California Uniform Trade Secrets Act and the California Evidence Code may not be readily apparent to parties engaged in trade secret litigation. When an employee leaves their employment, the subsequent lawsuit by a former employer often involves issues relating to nondisclosure agreements, noncompetition clauses...

Senate Bill 400: Employment Protections for Stalking Victims

Effective January 1, 2014, Senate Bill 400 (“SB 400”) amended California Labor Code Sections 230 and 230.1 to extend the protections afforded to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault against discharge, discrimination, and retaliation, to employees who are the victims of stalking...

Independent Contractor: A Costly Misclassification

Businesses beware: there are serious risks for the company that misclassifies its employees as independent contractors. The temptation to classify workers as independent contractors is high because of the potential cost savings for the business, but companies should carefully assess the nature of their relationships with their workers ...