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  • NY top court says 'private' Facebook photos can be disclosed

    02/13/2018 11:17:05 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 13, 2018 | by Jonathan Stempel
    New York state’s highest court ruled on Tuesday that Facebook users may be required to turn over photos and other information that are relevant to litigation, even if they are shielded by “privacy” settings. By a 7-0 vote, the Court of Appeals reinstated a trial judge’s ruling requiring a Manhattan woman who was disabled in a horse riding accident to turn over to the defendant horse owner an array of photos taken before and after her injuries. Noting “significant controversy” over what information on Facebook deserves privacy protection, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore said it is appropriate to require disclosure of...
  • Mayor Bloomberg: "We're Not Banning Anything; It's Called Portion Control"

    03/11/2013 1:25:10 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 93 replies
    http://cnsnews.com/blog/ ^ | March 11, 2013 | Fred Lucas
    (CNSNews.com) – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the large soda ban set to go into effect this month at city restaurants, street vendors and movie theaters is how government tells the public what’s in their best interest. “We're not banning anything. It's called portion control,” Bloomberg said Sunday on CBS’s "Face the Nation." “It's a typical way that companies use to and governments use to explain to people what's in their interest and what isn't.”
  • Definition of Sexual Harassment has been Expanded

    07/20/2005 9:03:01 PM PDT · by BusiDad · 21 replies · 956+ views
    MSN ^ | July 18, 2005 | AP
    A manager who has affairs with subordinates can create a work climate that constitutes sexual harassment even for uninvolved employees, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday.
  • When Should Treatment be Stopped?

    10/08/2004 1:07:10 PM PDT · by planekT · 8 replies · 347+ views
    BBC News, UK Edition ^ | Oct. 7th, 204 | unknown
    When should treatment be stopped? Doctors can refuse to treat patients if they feel it serves no purpose The Charlotte Wyatt case has triggered a debate about how long doctors should keep treating patients when they are seriously ill. A High Court judge has ruled in favour of doctors who argued the premature 11-month-old girl's quality of life would be so poor that she should not be resuscitated if she stops breathing. Her parents had appealed to Mr Justice Hedley during the two-day hearing last week that everything should be done for her as she was a "fighter". But doctors...