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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 11 Jul 2017

GA Supreme Court considering landowner’s Bill of Rights case

The Georgia Supreme Court is considering an important case involving the State’s 2006 Landowner’s Bill of Rights statute. At issue is whether certain

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 21 Dec 2016

Employee lawsuit claims discrimination based on her husband’s race (Or: Associational race discrimination 101)

Bloomberg BNA is out with a news story about a recent case filed in federal court in Georgia, which poses an interesting question: does Title VII

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 17 Dec 2012

Don't call an employee with osteoarthritis "cripple" or "hopalong"

In a decision otherwise of little note, a federal appeals court has ruled in a case from Georgia that an employee who, because of her medical condition, was called “cripple” and “hopalong” by her supervisor, did not have a claim under the ADA because she was not “disabled” under the pre-amendment ADA.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 29 Aug 2012

Georgia noncompetes (the final chapter)

We have been following the saga of Georgia noncompetition agreements for some time now.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 22 May 2012

Copyright, fair use, and academic institutions

A district court in Georgia recently issued an opinion that, if upheld, may allow academic institutions and others to share portions of digital documents online and avoid liability under U.S. copyright law.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 15 May 2012

Georgia enacts bill affording franchisors protection from employee misclassification suits

The Georgia Legislature recently enacted legislation that should send an encouraging signal to franchisors.

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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 18 Dec 2011

"Gender Identity Disorder" - transgendered employee held protected by the constitution

In a recent case from Georgia, a plaintiff who had been diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder (“GID”), was fired from her job with the state of Georgia when she made it known that she was undergoing gender transition from male to female.

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