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10 trends that will shape HR in 2018 (2018)
Kathryn Moody,  Ryan Golden, Kate Tornone    
HRdive.com

In 2018, a new round of trends and some recurring themes are likely to shape the HR landscape. The list includes what Americans can expect when it comes to fighting harassment, worker compensation and state and local laws.


Courts’ Use of Social Media: A Community of Practice Model (2017)
Jane Johnston  
International Journal of Communication

This article examines the development of social media as a communication tool for courts, judicial agencies, and tribunals. It presents the findings of a study into a small, but vibrant network of public information officers from this sector who shared knowledge and worked creatively in developing their social media practice at a time when these platforms were emerging as a serious consideration for government stakeholder communication.


How to Develop a Social Media Policy (2017)
Susan M. Heathfield           
thebalance.com

This article on the balance.com explains why a social media policy and company best practices are needed, and what 10 steps you should follow to develop a social media policy.


Michigan Trial Court Standards and Guidelines for Websites and Social Media (2015)
State of Michigan

This guide gives standards and guidelines to assist courts with website and social media maintenance.


Social Media (Mis)Use by Teachers: Looking to the Courts for Human Resource Policy Guidance (2014)
Susan Bon, Justin Bathon and Anne-Marie Balzano
Research Gate

In an effort to increase awareness and understanding of the emerging social media use phenomenon, we identified recent court cases, along with a sampling of school district technology and social media use policies. We then analyzed the cases and district policies from a legal as well as human resource perspective. Finally, we identified possible policy initiatives that human resource personnel should consider adopting in response to the challenging online and social media use by educators, including specific suggestions for inclusion in newly adopted social media policies in many districts.


Social Media and the Courts: Innovative Tools or Dangerous Fad? A Practical Guide for Court Administrators (2014)
Norman H. Meyer, Jr.
International Journal for Court Administration

This article gives a comprehensive overview of what social media is, why social media is important in society and the  courts, how social media can be used effectively, what social media platforms are well-suited to the courts, what  problems can arise, and how to proactively deal with such problems.


Social Media Ethics Guidelines (2014)
The New York State Bar Association

The New York State Bar Association developed social media ethics guidelines  to assist lawyers in understanding the ethical challenges of social media.


Developing a Policy on the Use of Social Media in Intelligence and Investigative Activities: Guidance and Recommendations (2013)
Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative

This guide is designed to assist law enforcement agency personnel through the development of a social media policy by identifying  elements that should be considered when drafting a policy, as well as issues to consider when developing a policy, focusing  on privacy, civil rights, and civil liberties protections.


The Courts Are All A 'Twitter': The Implications of Social Media Use in the Courts (Fall 2011)
Emily M. Janoski-Haehlen
Valparaiso University Law Review

This article examines ways in which the judiciary can regulate  or attempt to control the use of social media sites in courtrooms.


Report of the Social Media Subcommittee of the Judicial Outreach Committee (2011)
Utah Judicial Council

The Social Media Subcommittee wrote and issued four reports on issues surrounding social media and the courts and presented them to the Judicial Council for action. The reports have been released and detail the actions taken on the Subcommittees recommendations and policies.


Social Media and the Ethical Court Employee (2011)
Norman H. Meyer, Jr.
National Association for Court Management

This article creates a hypothetical courtroom situation involving social media and addresses the following questions: what are the ethics and human  resources issues that you, the court  administrator, might have to address  with this employee? What could you  have done to prevent any ethical  problems from happening in the first  place? How big a problem is employee  use of social media?


Developing Guidelines on Use of Social Media by Judicial Employees (2010)
United States Courts

This guide provides judicial employees an introduction to ethical implications of the use of social media, reasons to develop employee social media policies, and examples of existing policies.


National Association for Court Management Social Media Policy (2010)
National Association for Court Management

NACM's Social Media Policy was adopted by the NACM Board on July 19, 2010. The policy includes information on NACM's social media use and a Social Media Plan.

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