Effective strategies and best practices in conducting workplace investigations in the #metoo era.
Discussion of ethical rules and their application to and pitfalls associated with the technology-driven practice of law: risks of working remotely, using personal devices, and risks of data breaches; and the requirement to be technologically competent (comment 8 to ABA Model Rule 1.1)Speaker(s):
The First Amendment protects speech—to engage in information sharing, questioning, and conversation. While the right to engage in free speech is granted to Americans, once employed by a governmental entity; the right is limited. Governmental entities are responsible for hiring and managing employees to carry out tasks. Thus, there is a legitimate interest in safe, efficient and effective completion of job duties. Accordingly, a government employer may make and enforce policies and procedures and alter the terms of employment as necessary to avoid substantial disruption to safe, effective and efficient operations that may be caused by an employee’s speech.
This program will generally outline current legal and practical developments associated with the ever expanding utilization of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones, including current commercial drone use requirements and legal issues associated with deployment, surveillance, preemption and privacy related to UAS and drone use.