Currently, the only states in the U.S. that do not allow surrogacy in any form are New York and Michigan. Paid surrogacy in New York is currently punishable with a fine and unpaid surrogacy agreements are unenforceable. Legislation incorporated into ...Read More »
In April 2019, a federal jury found seven defendants associated with the Forest Park Medical Center (FPMC) in Dallas guilty on charges of conspiring to pay or receive health care bribes. The defendants in United States v. Beauchamp were convicted ...Read More »
The Inclusive Office: Representations of diversity in media are problematic, and that causes real problems
In the limited run of “The Inclusive Office,” I’ve already twice encouraged consuming diverse media — watching TV and movies made by and starring people different from you, listening to podcasts hosted by people different from you, reading fiction made ...Read More »
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals holds that absent a formal reasonable accommodation request, an employer is not always expected to assume that a disabled employee needs workplace accommodation under the Rehabilitation Act. This is the first time the Court ...Read More »
Faster, easier and cost-effective — those are the promises that technology makes in both our personal and our professional lives. In the realm of commercial real estate transactions, the promise of faster, easier and cost-effective would appeal to all parties, ...
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A construction company submitted a bid to serve as the general contractor for a public/private historic redevelopment project. After being told by the developer that it was the successful bidder, over the next several months the construction company participated in ...
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With the recent celebration this month of Susan B. Anthony’s 200th birthday, and the celebration this year of the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, I’ve been thinking a lot about the strong women suffragists who fought so hard and ...
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