Three judicial candidates will appear on more than one party line in the Nov. 2 General Election as a result of three minor party primaries Tuesday. Results were still unofficial this morning ...Read More »
Efforts by the American Association for Justice to reverse a 15-year-old tax policy prohibiting lawyers in contingency-fee cases from deducting litigation costs as business expenses in the year in which they are incurred is drawing fire from members of the medical profession, among others.
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A group of defense attorneys and civil rights organizations have filed suit challenging federal rules that allow laptops and other devices to be searched by border security officials. The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court ...Read More »
More employees who claim that their employers have unlawfully retaliated against them are fighting back — in court. After rising steadily for years, retaliation is now the most asserted claim filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity ...Read More »
A bill that would expand New York’s electronic filing program for certain papers in civil litigation in supreme and other courts is expected to receive the governor’s signature by the end of the week. The legislation will enable Chief Administrative Judge Ann Pfau ...Read More »
Think 76 is too old to work as a diesel mechanic? Think 60 is too old to teach English as a second language? Think again. Recent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission settlements provide an important reminder to employers to judge employment candidates objectively.Read More »