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Workplace Discrimination and Gun Rights: The Confluence of Two Hot Button Issues in Pennsylvania

by Fisher Phillips on

On January 23, 2017, a noteworthy and interesting bill was introduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. House Bill 38, which was introduced and sponsored by fifteen (15) State Representatives, is aimed at expanding the...more

Defence & Indemnity - August 2016: IV. PRACTICE ISSUES

by Field Law on

A. While the verdict of a criminal case can preclude the litigation of the issues involved in that criminal case in the related civil proceeding, issues that were not involved or decided in the criminal case (such as...more

Will GOP Endorsement of ‘Hack Back’ Make Cyberspace Safe Again?

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

Amidst the balloons and excitement (and smoke machines and procedural kerfuffles) at the GOP Convention in Cleveland, one provision in the party platform has caught the eye of cyber experts. For the first time, an American...more

Can You Terminate An Employee For Acting In Self-Defense? Maybe Not.

The case, Ray v. Wal-Mart Stores, involved two incidents at two different Utah Wal-Mart stores and five former employees. Under Wal-Mart policy, employees are required to “disengage” from an individual with a weapon or who...more

To the Woodshed: Self-Defense, Defense of Others and Retaliatory Discharge

by Baker Donelson on

The workplace can be very tumultuous. Employees working in close quarters inevitably have disagreements, and some employees prove themselves to be disagreeable troublemakers. Workplace bullying is considered by some to be...more

BB&K Police Bulletin: Requiring Showing of Good-Cause for Concealed Carry Permit Violates Second Amendment

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

Second Amendment Requires States to Permit Some Form of Carry for Self-Defense Outside of the Home - Overview: The Ninth Circuit has ruled unconstitutional a San Diego County policy requiring applicants for a concealed...more

A Bit Too Far: Employee’s Alleged Self-Defense Fails To Sway NH Justices On His Wrongful Discharge Claim

Could an employee be fired by his employer for actions he claimed were done in self-defense? In Leeds v. BAE Systems, No. 2012-599 (November 5, 2013), the New Hampshire Supreme Court found that he could where the employee’s...more

In Fear Of Your Life

by Gray Reed & McGraw on

Out for a sunny ride on a lazy Sunday afternoon Izzy Skeerd and his family suddenly found themselves surrounded by motorcycles in front, behind and on either side of their sport utility vehicle. One motorcyclist was wearing a...more

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