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Elected Officials Are Subject to “Matter of Public Concern” Exception Under California’s New Revenge Porn Statute

Elected Officials Are Subject to “Matter of Public Concern” Exception Under California’s New Revenge Porn Statute

Colloquially referred to as the “revenge porn” statute, California Civil Code Section 1708.85 wasenacted in 2018 to create a private right of action in connection with the unauthorized distribution of sexually explicit materials. The statute includes an exception to liability …

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Revenge Porn and the First Amendment

When Revenge Porn and the First Amendment Collide

Sometimes referred to as “revenge porn” or “nonconsensual pornography,” the act of sharing intimate images of another without their consent has the potential to create both criminal and civil penalties in California. Civil claims, governed by California Civil Code section …

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suing your employer in california

If You’re Thinking of Suing Your Employer, Think Twice Before You Quit

Suing Your Employer in California – Things You Should Know Sometimes, employees work in environments so intolerable that they quit their job and then sue their employer for wrongful termination. What these employees might not realize is the leverage they …

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