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10 May 2024, 5:00 am
Themes simplify cases for juries and appeal to a jury’s sense of what is right, fair, and just. [read post]
10 May 2024, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
But Suarez was compelled under subpoena to give a sworn statement related to the Kapoor case. [read post]
9 May 2024, 10:07 pm by Josh Blackman
But this case presents the facts in reverse: a rights-holder brings a suit against a major records label. [read post]
9 May 2024, 6:15 pm by David Bernstein
  The Antisemitism Awareness Act codifies the IHRA definition of antisemitism with regard to a narrow set of evidentiary issues in Title VI civil rights cases. [read post]
The post Civil rights groups sue Iowa officials to stop immigration law from going into effect appeared first on JURIST - News. [read post]
9 May 2024, 2:41 pm by Ilya Somin
The Court elaborated that timeliness in civil forfeiture cases must be assessed by "analog[izing] . . . to a defendant's right to a speedy trial" and considering four factors: the length of the delay, the reason for the delay, whether the property owner asserted his rights, and whether the delay was prejudicial. [read post]
9 May 2024, 8:00 am
While the aggrieved employee in this case entered into a mandatory arbitration agreement as a condition of his employment, the EEOC continues to be available to him as a vehicle for asserting his civil rights. [read post]
9 May 2024, 6:05 am by Adam Klasfeld
” At its core, Weinstein’s case simply applied the long-established rules of the more than century-old case of People v. [read post]
Civil rights groups representing Black voters in the Louisiana congressional redistricting case have asked the Supreme Court to stay a three-judge panel’s ruling that the state’s latest map, which creates an additional minority opportunity district, is an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. [read post]
The court finds that the civil remedies available to the citizen in this case did not provide adequate protection against an attack on the physical integrity of the applicant’s son. [read post]
9 May 2024, 5:09 am by Beatrice Yahia
IRAN-BACKED MILITANTS An Israeli air strike on a car in southern Lebanon killed four people today, according to Lebanon’s civil defense. [read post]
9 May 2024, 4:30 am by Eric B. Meyer
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act limit the combined amount of compensatory (think: pain and suffering) and punitive damages (think: malice) an individual may be awarded. [read post]
9 May 2024, 3:30 am by Kerri Lynn Stone
Moreover, according to Professor Steele, “considerations of judicial economy are particularly misplaced in workplace retaliation cases,” because it is precisely the anti-retaliation statutory mechanisms and provisions that give civil rights statutes any teeth, so to speak, and enable plaintiffs to even think about coming forward to vindicate their rights without being intimidated. [read post]
While this is generally a cost-effective way to improve culture, morale, and productivity; it also creates potential exposure for hostile work environment and sexual harassment claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [read post]
8 May 2024, 9:05 pm by renholding
  In its most recent May 7 letter, the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Education (OCR) issued guidance reaffirming the importance of “different treatment analysis. [read post]
8 May 2024, 9:01 pm by renholding
Based on Supreme Court precedent, the extended statute of limitations will not apply to criminal prosecution of sanctions violations that have already become time-barred, but the effect on potential civil liability is less clear. [read post]
8 May 2024, 1:58 pm by Eugene Volokh
"  If the documents fall within the definition of judicial records to which the presumptive right of public access applies, the First Circuit directs the district courts to "carefully balance the presumptive right of access against the competing interests that are at stake in a particular case. [read post]