A Moment of Simple Justice - Death by Cop
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A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 71-World Cup Report-Part IV
Why Does BigLaw Have So Few Black Partners?
Friedman: Abramson Dismissal a 'Teachable Moment' for Companies
New Program Helps Women Lawyers Return to BigLaw
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
This past weekend I attended an open house for Mary’s House for Older Adults, a pro bono client in northeast D.C. Mary’s House is the brainchild of Dr. Imani Woody, who plans to transform her childhood home into affordable...more
As summer rolls to a close, the agencies continue to make announcements and roll out additional regulations. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) introduced the new CEO of Healthcare.gov, awarded grants to 147...more
The United States Supreme Court granted Wheaton College, a religious non-profit college in Illinois, an injunction permitting the college to opt into the ACA contraception mandate’s accommodation scheme available to certain...more
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett gave final approval to two bills that drastically expand the scope and enforcement provisions of the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law. Under the amendments, which take effect on August 31,...more
A transgender woman recently filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois against her primary care physician, as well as the not-for-profit health-care clinic with which her physician is...more
Under state and federal law, "whistleblowers" are a protected class and a broader category of persons than intuitively you might guess. When we imagine the quintessential whistleblower, the individual is usually someone who...more
The Washington Supreme Court has significantly limited non-profit religious organizations’ immunity from employment discrimination claims brought under the Washington Law Against Discrimination (“WLAD”), RCW 49.60. In...more
Proskauer’s 18th Annual Trick or Treat Seminar was held on Thursday, October 31.
The Seminar discussed:
- Statutory Authority of New York Attorney General’s Charities Bureau
- Proposed Revisions to New...more
On September 10, 2013, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued two General Licenses affecting the Iranian transactions and sanctions regulations. General License E authorizes...more
Many debates discuss the clash of rights between religious liberties and other civil rights. Often this debate pits conservatives against progressives. Thomas Berg has written a well-reasoned article discussing why...more
On August 2, 2013, the White House's Office of Management and Budget issued a memorandum instructing federal agencies to take steps to carry out President Obama's executive order (E.O. 13559 (Nov. 17, 2010)) adopting several...more
While you’d be hard pressed to find a California lawyer who doesn’t know that discrimination against business patron is unlawful, many are not familiar with the California law barring such discrimination – the Unruh Act....more
The offices of Amnesty International in Russia were recently raided as part of an "audit," as reported in the New York Times by David Herszenhorn and Andrew Roth, here. Amnesty International is a leading non-governmental...more
On January 10, 2013, Governor Patrick signed “An Act Relative to Background Checks”
(H.4307) into law. This law implements a wide reaching requirement for mandatory state and national fingerprint-based criminal background...more
Rekabe Için Sürdürülebilirlik - Mersin Siyaset
Rotary 2420. Bölge’nin, Birlesmis Milletler Kalkinma Programi (UNDP) ile is birligi içinde yürüttügü...more
Nearly everyone uses social media these days, from Facebook and LinkedIn to YouTube and Twitter. Employers have learned that social media can be a valuable recruiting device, enabling them to identify candidates with the...more
The Supreme Court of Washington recently limited negligent supervision and negligent retention claims against churches, based on the First Amendment and deference to religious tribunals. Title VII claims may also be limited,...more
In Child Evangelism Fellowship v. Minneapolis Special School Dist. No. 1, the Eighth Circuit recently provided guidance on how religious community organizations may partner with school districts and on the interaction between...more
Religious organizations may have particular spiritual and safety concerns around mental health issues for their workers. A recent holding that requiring employees to get mental health counseling is likely a violation of the...more
The Ontario Employment Standards Act excludes from its protection holders of a “religious office”. The Ontario Labour Relations Board has issued a decision interpreting this rarely-litigated provision....more
A corporation is an artificial or fictional person, ordinarily distinct from both its individual members or shareholders and its subsidiaries and affiliates, even when owned by just one person. A key reason many organizations...more
A recent case is an eerie factual copycat of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Hosanna-Tabor v. EEOC, an employment law case in a church and school that applied the constitutional ministerial exception doctrine....more
On April 17, the U.S. Treasury issued new General License No. 14-C, which relaxes sanctions on financial services with respect to certain humanitarian and not-for-profit activities in Burma.
This License allows...more
The Students for Concealed Carry on Campus filed a complaint against the University of Colorado’s Board of Regents and others alleging that the Board’s Weapons Control Policy violated the Colorado Concealed Carry...more
Exploring international legal obligations to provide civil legal aid, assessing U.S. compliance, and suggesting improved civil legal aid through the use of Legal Empowerment techniques that have been successful in other...more
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