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Social Media, Government, and the First Amendment


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Practice Area:
Governmental Liability
Faculty:
Timothy Boughey
Duration:
1 Hour 14 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
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Access for 6 month(s) after purchase.


Description

Presented By: DRI's Governmental Liability Committee

Our government clients use social media in a myriad of ways. Elected officials communicate with constituents. Police, fire, and other departments engage with their community to provide updates on key government events, crises, and for their recruitment and hiring of new employees.  Employees use social media in ways that blur the lines between off-duty and on-duty activities. This collision of agendas and views often results in claims and liability under the First Amendment. This webinar provides a primer on how courts are applying the First Amendment to social media activities of elected officials and employment.

Who Should Attend: 

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • HR
  • Elected Officials
  • Government Attorneys

What Will You Learn?: 

  • Recent Developments on First Amendment Viewpoint Discrimination regarding social media accounts of elected officials
  • Recent Developments on First Amendment in the Context of Government Employment
  • How to craft policies governing government and elected official social media use
  • How to effectively investigate and discipline employees for speech-related conduct on social media
     

Credits

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Faculty

Timothy Boughey Related seminars and products

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Timothy Boughey focuses on the representation of cities, counties, school districts, and other government entities in employment matters. employment litigation, ranging from single-plaintiff cases to class and collective actions. His practice consists of representation in employment discrimination, labor relations, contracts, and administrative law matters before all federal and state courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Department of Labor (DOL), and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). He represents employers and provides advice on claims filed under such statutes under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), WARN, Georgia RICO, the Georgia Whistleblower Act, and constitutional claims brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. He has served as counsel to ethics boards, pension boards, and as a hearing officer in due process and name-clearing proceedings. Prior to joining FMG, Tim worked as an in-house employment counsel and litigator for the City of Atlanta.
 


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