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Employment Law Navigator – Week in Review: June 2017

by Zelle LLP on

Last week, Uber announced that it had fired Anthony Levandowski, the former lead engineer for Google’s autonomous vehicle unit. Uber hired Levandowski to lead its efforts to develop a self-driving automobile. The firing...more

Employment Law This Week: Class Action Waiver Split, Discriminatory Practices Suit, EEOC’s Claims Data, Highly Skilled Worker Rule

by Epstein Becker & Green on

We invite you to view Employment Law This Week® - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that...more

Employment Law Navigator – Week in Review: December 2016 #3

by Zelle LLP on

Last week, the EEOC issued a publication on the rights of job applicants and employees with mental health conditions, along with a companion document addressing the mental health provider’s role in reasonable accommodations...more

Employment Law Navigator – Week in Review: September 2016 #4

by Zelle LLP on

Last week, 21 states filed a lawsuit challenging the Department of Labor’s new overtime rules. Within hours, another suit was filed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and business groups. The lawsuits contend that the Department...more

ACLU Suing To Limit The Scope Of The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act And Promote Research Of Online Discrimination

by King & Spalding on

On June 29, 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Loretta Lynch in her official capacity as the United States Attorney General to challenge the constitutionality of a provision of the Computer Fraud...more

Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment

by Mimesis Law on

Nov. 18, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Ari Waldman, Professor at New York Law School, talks with Lee Pacchia about the recent theft and online dissemination of intimate photos belonging to a number of celebrities such as Jennifer...more

A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy

by Mimesis Law on

Nov. 3, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- The DEA gets into the business of making fake Facebook profiles of informants and Scott sorts through the damage....more

A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn

by Mimesis Law on

August 18, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- As revenge porn laws crop up across the United States, Scott talks about some of the unintended consequences that can result from criminalizing such a broad swath of online activity....more

Where is the Internet?

Is the Internet a place? Apparently, no one’s entirely sure, but one federal appeals court has asked the California Supreme Court to figure it out in the context of a lawsuit that is pending against Cable News Network....more

Bill of law on Internet-related matters is voted in Brazil

by DLA Piper on

The so-called “Marco Civil da Internet” (i.e. the Bill of Law 2,126/2011, which establishes a civil rights framework for the Internet) was voted and approved by the Brazilian House of Representatives (Câmara dos Deputados)...more

Ninth Circuit Asks California Supreme Court to Decide in GLAD v. CNN Whether State Disabled Persons Act’s “Public Accommodations”...

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

Court Also Holds Failure to Closed-Caption Online Videos is Not Intentional Discrimination Under State Unruh Civil Rights Act, and that Website Decisions Whether to Caption Occur in Furtherance of First Amendment Rights Under...more

No Right of Privacy for Bikini-Clad Image on Facebook

by Balough Law Offices, LLC on

The use at a seminar on internet safety of a picture of a 17-year-old bikini-clad student taken from her Facebook page by a school district technology director did not violate the student’s right to privacy under federal law,...more

Capper, Dir of National Intelligence, et al v. Amnesty International USA et al

SCOTUS Dismisses Federal Wiretapping Challenge

by JD Supra Perspectives on

Full text copy of Supreme Court's dismissal of lawsuit challenging federal wiretapping program. On Tuesday, February 26, 2013, a divided Court dismissed a challenge to the FISA Amendments Act, which permits federal...more

Geolocational Privacy Law Evolved Slowly in 2012

by Balough Law Offices, LLC on

The law of geolocational privacy continued to evolve in 2012 even though the Supreme Court sidestepped the issue in a potential landmark case. Despite the lack of clarity from the Supreme Court, there will be more...more

Indiana Sex Offender Social Website Ban Law Is Unconstitutional

by Balough Law Offices, LLC on

An Indiana statute prohibiting most registered sex offenders from using social networking websites is unconstitutional because it is an overly broad infringement of First Amendment rights. The Indiana law prohibited...more

Palo Alto Boy Returns To School After DNA Flap

by Stephen Jaffe on

A Palo Alto 6th grade boy was allowed to return to his middle school after his family convinced the school officials that they did not need to worry about his genes....more

Boy In School Flap Over Cystic Fibrosis

by Stephen Jaffe on

A Palo Alto middle school ordered an 11 year old boy to move to another middle school 3 miles away because it believed that his genetic makeup was a health risk to some of its other students....more

CHURCHILL DOWNS INCORPORATED; CHURCHILL DOWNS TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVES COMPANY, doing business as TWINSPIRES.COM, versus CHUCK TROUT, in his official capacity as Executive Director of the Texas Racing C

COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (re Dormant Commerce Clause et. al.)

by Ian Imrich on

Churchill Downs Inc. challenging Texas law that would ban TwinSpires.com: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In a bold move to keep online wagers on...more

#NBCfail: Twitter, the Olympics, Guy Adams & Justin Bieber

by Bloomberg Law on

Aug. 1 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm from the Electronic Frontier Foundation talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the recent controversy surrounding the temporary suspension of journalist Guy Adams' twitter account....more

Higher Education Highlights - Spring 2012

by Saul Ewing LLP on

In This Issue: - Will the U.S. Supreme Court Uphold Race-Based Affirmative Action? pages 1 - 3 - UCLA and Professor Face Fines and Criminal Charges in the Aftermath of Fatal Lab Fire pages 4 - 5 - Law School...more

Vague Definitions in CISPA Raise Concerns of SOPA 2.0

by Bloomberg Law on

April 12 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm, activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), a new bill that attempts to...more

Numbers for Lawyers

by Timothy Faith on

Most law students and lawyers that I have met share a common fear: numbers. The problem is that lawyers must confront numbers in many areas of the law, whether they are calculating child support for their client, advising a...more

"Justice for All," Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the DNA Database

by M'Alyssa Mecenas on

This case note analyzes the 2007 Ninth Circuit case United States v. Kriesel in depth and comments on the larger policy implications of using DNA databases. EXCERPT: “We want to make certain that every American can bank...more

Right of Petition in Cyber Space

by Joshua Gilliland on

Blog posting addressing the First Amendment Rights in Cyber Space. ...more

Fenwick Employment Brief

by Fenwick & West LLP on

IN THIS ISSUE: *NLRB Prohibits Use Of Work Email For Union Organizing *Union Must Be Allowed To Distribute Handbills In Shopping Mall *Employer Liable For Retaliation And Failure To Engage In Interactive Process *NEWS...more

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