• Make Sure Employees On The Stand Understand Privilege

    In a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) class action targeting 7-11, the plaintiffs wanted to see a slew of emails involving a company HR rep, the company’s in-house attorneys, and its outside law firm. The emails pertained...

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  • #MeToo Exposed HR’s Greatest Success, Protocols to Defend Against Lawsuits

    An essay in Atlantic takes corporate human resources department’s to task in respect to protecting employees in general, and protecting female employees from sexual harassment in particular. The author observes that ever since Anita Hill testified at...

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  • Second Circuit: Trump Can’t Block Twitter Critics

    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a trial court decision, ruling on First Amendment grounds that President Trump can’t block critics on his twitter account. “The fact that any Twitter user can block another account...

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  • Lawyer Gets 5 Years In Porn-Trolling Scam

    One of two former attorneys who orchestrated a porn trolling scheme has received a five-year sentence in federal court in Minnesota. He got a reduced sentence for cooperating in the prosecution of his partner, who got 14...

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  • Transgender Protections In The Workplace

    The Supreme Court has accepted three cases related to employment protections for LGBTQ individuals, but decisions are not expected until 2020. There is no way to know what the Court will do and whether protections under Title...

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  • Two Porn Academics In Legal Slugfest

    When it comes to claims and counterclaims about pornography, Nicole Prause and Donald Hilton have been at near opposite ends of the spectrum, and now they are in a head-to-head legal battle. As an academic, Prause has...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Site That Streams Sanitized Versions of Movies, Hit With $62M Damages, Vows To Fight On

    The movie streaming service VidAngel, ordered to pay $62.4 Million in damages for copyright infringement, said it would appeal the verdict as well as explore its options in bankruptcy court.

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Class Action Status For Stem Cell Clinic Customers

    A California-based company that offered stem cell therapy for a variety of ailments will now be defending against a class of customers who say their $14,900 treatments were ineffective. A federal judge certified the class on June...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Las Vegas Massacre Spawns Coverage Dispute

    MGM Resorts International is suing Illinois-based Zurich American Insurance Co. in a dispute related to the 2017 shooting that left 58 people dead. MGM Resorts owns the Mandalay Bay hotel, where a man took up a position...

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  • Is “The Constitutional Question of the Twenty-First Century” Now Before The Ninth Circuit?

    According to one of the attorneys in the so-called climate kids’ lawsuit the answer is yes, and New Yorker writer Carolyn Kormann appears to be sympathetic. She concludes her article about the case with an excerpt from...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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