Monthly Archives: June 2011

UK Juror Found Guilty of Conversing With Drug Defendant on Facebook, Sentenced to Eight Months In Jail

On June 14, 2011, the London High Court found a juror in contempt of court for making contact with a defendant on trial in a drug case in Manchester, England.  The juror conversed with the defendant on Facebook over one … Continue reading

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Employee Fired For Negative Facebook Posting About Supervisor, But Company Agreed That Its Social Media Policy Was Too Restrictive

On December 1, 2009, Connecticut ambulance company, American Medical Response (“AMR”), fired an employee after she made negative comments about her supervisor on Facebook to fellow employees, some of whom posted supportive responses.  The employee, Dawnmarie Souza, was fired for … Continue reading

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