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21 Aug 2007, 8:21 am
"[keeps] track of the civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. [read post]
21 Aug 2007, 3:09 am
There's a new blog in town, covering the Second Circuit's civil rights decisions. [read post]
22 May 2017, 7:42 am by Phillips & Associates
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently reinstated a lawsuit alleging a hostile work environment based on race, religion, and national origin under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. [read post]
8 Oct 2010, 8:34 am
The first issue before the Second Circuit was whether Section 304 provides a private right of action.  [read post]
14 Aug 2013, 10:53 am by By Scott Shaffer
The Second Circuit followed the Sixth and Third Circuits' rulings on this issues, summarizing that,"TCPA claims in federal court are not subject to the vagaries of state law." [read post]
6 Sep 2016, 12:41 pm by Phillips & Associates
In Vasquez, the Second Circuit applied the “cat’s paw” theory to a sexual harassment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New York State Human Rights Law. [read post]
6 Sep 2016, 12:41 pm by Phillips & Associates
In Vasquez, the Second Circuit applied the “cat’s paw” theory to a sexual harassment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New York State Human Rights Law. [read post]
15 Dec 2008, 5:38 pm
It's a dreary Monday here in Rochester and time for the weekly round up of posts from my fellow New York blawgers:New York Civil Law: New York Court of Appeals Addresses Insurance Law sec. 3420(d) Within Context of Insured Non-Cooperation New York Criminal Defense Blog: Second Circuit Recognizes Importance of Defendants' Right To Examine Prosecution Witness's Racism Rape Conviction Overturned for Lack of Specificity New York Personal Injury… [read post]
21 Jul 2008, 3:50 am
As this blog has previously lamented (see here), the discovery rights of defendants in criminal cases, unlike in civil cases, are oddly in inverse proportion to the high stakes at issue. [read post]
8 Jan 2012, 7:59 pm by A. Brian Albritton
Called a “landmark” ruling by Whistleblowers Protection Blog, a recent 7th Circuit case appears to have substantially expanded the rights of whistleblowers to sue their employers.  [read post]
18 Oct 2007, 2:15 pm
This is not the Second Circuit's opinion issued today in Higazy v. [read post]
26 Oct 2012, 1:47 pm by Linda McClain
 The ACLU, representing Edith Windsor, released a statement praising the Second Circuit’s reasoning, noting that, if the Supreme Court also adopts a heightened scrutiny standard, it will "revolutionize" gay rights litigation. [read post]
2 Jul 2013, 1:52 am by Kevin LaCroix
§ 2072(b), which prohibits a Federal Rule of Civil Procedure from operating to “abridge, enlarge or modify any substantive right. [read post]
18 Sep 2008, 11:09 am
Each Taser jolt administered a five-second, 50,000-volt electric shock, according to the 11th Circuit decision.In the majority opinion, Chief Judge J.L. [read post]