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Nitpicking the EEOC’s proposed guidance on harassment
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

This week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a proposed Enforcement Guidance on workplace harassment. It’s 75 pages long, so a little

“The Writing is On the Wall”: Seventh Circuit Clears Up Any Misconceptions the Public May Have on the Court’s View on Sexual Orientation Discrimination
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2016

Late last week, the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College, in which it held that Title VII provides no redress

Gossip website posting of celebrity photos held not to violate right of publicity
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2011

A television news reporter sued the owner of a gossip website when the site's users submitted posts that allegedly defamed the plaintiff, including claims that the plaintiff used illicit drugs, was sexually promiscuous, and committed assault.

Former employee sues coworker for defamation and fraud
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

What you say in the workplace can land you in hot water outside the office, so an employee of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. has learned.

Legally binding pre-nups to benefit sportsmen
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2011

Britain, and indeed the world, is used to having sports stars that are occasionally more famous for their off-field philandering than their on-field exploits.

A licence for underage sex?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2010

NHS Isle of Wight has hit the headlines with the launch of a new scheme enabling teenage girls as young as 13 to receive the contraceptive pill without their parents' knowledge.

When vulgar language in the workplace is sexual harassment
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2010

Federal law prohibits employers from discriminating in the workplace on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Smith, et al v Stewart
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2008

A Georgia trial court denied the defendant author and publisher’s motion for summary judgment on the plaintiff’s defamation claim, and the Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed.