Petition to Look at Former CBS Lawyer Underscores Ethical Risks of Social Media

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After being fired for a controversial Facebook post in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, former CBS lawyer Hayley Geftman-Gold is the subject of a petition calling for the New York State Bar Association to consider whether she is capable of remaining professional in response to a tragedy.

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  • Rodriguez

    I agree with A. Cooper.

  • A. Cooper

    Forget about Ms. Geftman-Gold‘s so-called ethics. Her overly candid Facebook post, which we all know broadly reflects the thinking at CBS, ABC, CNN and NBC, proves more fundamentally that she‘s stupid. And as such her career will now be limited to bottom-feeding work at slip-n-fall outfits, unless Kathy Griffin wants to hire her as a personal assistant/legal adviser.

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