Month: September 2018

7 Reasons Arbitration Harms Employees

If you are an employee in the United States, you probably have given up your constitutional right to access the courts and receive a trial by a jury for claims against your employer, or will soon do so. Many, if not most, large employers impose arbitration agreements (sometimes misleadingly referred to as “policies”) on their employees. When an employee agrees…

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Represents Yale Students Seeking to End All-Male Admission Practices At Fraternities and End Hostile Environment

Posted September 27th, 2018. represents Anna McNeil, Eliana Singer, and Ry Walker, undergraduate students at Yale University, who are seeking to end the all-male admission practices of Yale’s fraternities and end the hostile environment associated with fraternity culture at Yale. Ms. McNeil, Ms. Singer, and Ms. Walker are members of Engender, an undergraduate student group that promotes equity and inclusion…

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Former Cushman & Wakefield President of Valuation & Advisory Files $30 Million Gender and Race Discrimination Suit Against the Commercial Real Estate Giant

Posted September 25th, 2018. (September 25, 2018) – a leading national public interest law firm, today filed a $30 million race and gender discrimination lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against multibillion-dollar commercial real estate behemoth Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. The Complaint was filed on behalf of Cushman & Wakefield’s former President of Valuation…

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Brett Kavanaugh Could Still Face Felony Charges in Maryland Courts

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford bravely came forward with allegations that Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, tried to rape her in 1982 in Montgomery County Maryland, when Kavanaugh was a 17-year-old student at Georgetown Prep in Bethesda, Maryland. While some have speculated that Kavanaugh could face charges for the 1982 incident, no one has yet analyzed the question under…

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Page County Joins the Fight Against the Opioid Industry: Lawsuit Alleges Defendants’ Illegal Practices Devastated Virginia County

PAGE COUNTY, Va., Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Page County, Virginia, represented by Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., and The Cicala Law Firm PLLC today initiated legal action against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) for their role in creating the public health emergency caused by prescription opioids. Page County filed the lawsuit in state court against more than…

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