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In compelling discovery, court likens social media account to “Everything About Me” folder

Courts are all over the map on whether to order the disclosure of an employee's social media accounts during discovery in employment cases. The seminal case- EEOC v. Simply Storage Management , decide more than two and a half year ago-ordered the broad discovery of an employee's social media...

Employees Must Turn Over Facebook Info For Harassment Claim

The discoverability of social-media evidence is far from a settled question. Many of the few cases that have addressed the question are employment claims. And the latest such decision is no exception. In EEOC v. Original Honeybaked Ham Company of Georgia, Inc. , No. 11-02560-MSK_MEH (D. Col. Nov. 7,...

Discovery of EEOC Claimants' Social-Media Posts

In my previous post about EEOC v. Original Honeybaked Ham Co. of Ga., , I described a somewhat ambiguous, if not unusual, procedure for the production and review of individuals' social-media accounts ordered by a Magistrate Judge. In short, the Judge's well-reasoned decision attempted to balance...