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Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
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Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
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In August, a judge awarded former Jackson State University (JSU) head coach, Denise Taylor, $200,000 in damages for “emotional pain and suffering” she endured during her employment. Taylor was the head women’s basketball...more
The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas has rejected a claim for attorney fees under 42 U.S.C. § 1988(b), which authorizes courts to award reasonable fees in actions to enforce civil rights statutes...more
The District Court for the District of Columbia recently issued a decision awarding attorneys’ fees to a charter school (that operates as its own local education agency), finding that the parent’s attorney filed and continued...more
On February 12, 2014 the United States Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions [“HELP”] Committee released the results of its investigation into the use of restraint and seclusion in schools. Entitled Dangerous Use of...more
Under the J.J. Act of 2000, a person up to the age of 18 years is treated as ‘child’. Same age is prescribed under the CPCR Act, 2005 as well. However when it comes to prohibition of Child Labour Act of 1986, the definition...more
Employee Was Fired Because of Her Pregnancy, Federal Agency Charged -
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee K-12 school will pay $37,500 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal...more
The DOJ has concluded that two medical schools had no lawful basis for excluding applicants who had active cases of Hepatitis B because they could not show that these individuals posed a direct threat to the health and safety...more
Medical Practice Fired Employee Because of Her Crohn's Disease, Federal Agency Charged -
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College Pays $125,000 to 64-Year-Old Applicant -
NEW YORK - Marymount Manhattan College has settled a lawsuit filed by EEOC alleging that it refused to hire a choreography instructor for a tenure-track assistant...more
In Zeno v. Pine Plains Central School District, the school district lost its challenge to a $1 million damage award for student-on-student harassment. Former student Anthony Zeno prevailed at trial against his school district...more
On December 3, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the District Court’s decision that the Pine Plains Central School District violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964....more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed today that Quinnipiac University failed to provide equal athletic opportunities for women, agreeing point by point with a 2010 ruling by U.S. District Court Judge...more
In a case of first impression, the First District Appellate Court recently held in Waugh v. Morgan Stanley and Co., Inc. that the tort of “educational malpractice,” also called “negligent instruction,” is not a cognizable...more
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On December 8, 2011, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a disabled teacher who failed to meet the minimum requirements for her position was not a “qualified individual” under the Americans with Disabilities Act...more
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”) expressly allows students with disabilities eligible under the IDEA to bring civil actions against their school districts not only for violations of the...more
I wrote this Paralegal Spotlight for Paralegal Today (July/Sept 2010) featuring Ken Berry, a litigation paralegal and award-winning prisoner advocate. Incarcerated for eight years due to a wrongful conviction, Berry turned...more
School districts are often required to reimburse the parents of students with disabilities for private school tuition or to pay for compensatory education for the child. The Third Circuit has recently defined when such...more
This memo was prepared to update a senior partner on the requirements of filing a suit by a teacher for discrimination in the workplace. In this case the client was passed over for promotion in favor of a male teacher who...more
This document shows HOW TO file a civil rights complaint for discrimination....more
THIS DOCUMENT SHOWS PARTIES HOW TO FILE A CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT IF THEY FEEL THEIR RIGHTS HAVE BEEN VIOLATED OR DISCRIMINATED AGAINST....more
This document provides guidelines for those whose civil rights have been violated and what appropriate remedies are available to patient/client....more
Do you know why the rights of speech are what they are? Only if you see the way they were intended, can you realize they are being taken away....more
The PIL highlighted that despite being allotted land at highly subsidised prices, the private educational institutions were not providing the mandatory 15 percent free seats to economically poor students.
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