Social Media’s Impact on Business

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It is no secret that employees frequently use their work computer to access the internet for non business-related purposes. A recent Zoomerang survey indicated that nearly a quarter of U.S.…
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Admissibility of Social Network Site Communications as Evidence

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The privacy and confidentiality of social network site communications is a developing issue in litigation.  Electronic communications and information are discoverable between the parties to a civil lawsuit, provided they…
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Social Media – An Overview of Legal Issues Businesses Face

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Social Media- Twitter, Facebook, Blogs- can all be a great resource for businesses looking to increase their profiles and their profits.  Unfortunately, many businesses overlook or are simply not aware…
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David Raves to speak at American Bar Association Construction Forum

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David Raves will speak at the ABA’s Construction Industry Forum at the Consol Energy Center on November 3, 2011. The Construction Contracts Program: Understanding and Negotiating the Critical Clauses in…
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RECENT LEGISLATION/COURT DECISIONS IMPACT SCHOOL DISTRICTS

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While school districts are very familiar with the state budget’s impact on education appropriations (Act 1A of 2011), additional recent legislation and Court decisions have significantly impacted school district operations…
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STATE-CREATED DANGER – IS YOUR DISTRICT AT RISK?

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In a decision announced August 22, 2011, Western District Judge David Cercone dismissed a lawsuit by granting the summary judgment motion filed by MB&M in favor of a client school…
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ESI SPOLIATION SANCTIONS – STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR DISTRICT

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School districts are constantly bombarded by litigation involving federal constitutional rights or protections, whether First Amendment student free speech issues or employee discrimination claims based on age, sex or race. …
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Cyber-Learning’s Impact on the Workforce

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Your school district falls into one of two categories:  either you are already implementing cyber–education in some form or you will be implementing cyber-education in the next few years.  In…
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Commonwealth Court Decision on Right-to-Know Request

Legal Articles
On August 4, 2011, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued a decision on an appeal from the Office of Open Records (OOR) decision on a Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) request for…
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