Searching For Social Media Evidence

Law360, New York (October 27, 2011, 12:01 PM EDT) -- I was reading an email on new local case filings, and a sexual harassment case jumped out at me. The plaintiff's allegations about her former employer's comments were lurid and eye-catching. It was the sort of thing to make you pause and mutter, "oh my."

The plaintiff's name was unusual. A click of the mouse, a few keystrokes, and here is the plaintiff's Facebook picture staring back at me. Her picture is striking. Her arm is around a sunburned, shirtless guy, whose squinty eyes and open-mouthed smile say he should surrender his car keys. She is amply wearing a tiny bikini....

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