Former Bartender and Waitress Sue One-Time Employer Over Their MySpace Post

The ABA Journal is reporting that a former bartender and waitress at a Houston’s restaurant in Hackensack, N.J., will square off against their one-time employer in a June 9 trial of their claims that they were illegally fired for airing their beefs on MySpace. [JH]

April 24, 2009 in Litigation in the news | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

Blogs Cited as Reason for Attorney's Change-of-Venue Request

The National Law Journal's Peter Page is reporting that a "Tennessee defense attorney is arguing for a change of venue in a racially charged double murder by citing postings on Internet blogs along with newspaper and television reporting." We may see more arguments like this one but I doubt they will be any more persuasive than the usual arguments citing newspaper and television coverage.

Hat tip to Adjunct Law Prof Blog. [JH]

December 7, 2007 in Blog Law, Litigation in the news | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack