LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
Philip Miles
Remember that Professor Who Compared 9/11 Victims to Nazis?

Remember Ward Churchill? He is best known for his "scholarly" work calling the people killed in the World Trade Center on 9/11 "little Eichmanns" ( this Eichmann , the Nazi). The University of Colorado subsequently investigated him...

Edwin Hopson
President Obama Details Possible Cuts to Federal Spending under Budget Control Act of 2011

On September 14, 2012, the President's Office of Management and Budget released a report on what the estimated impact of sequestration pursuant to Sequestration Transparency Act, as mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011, would be on January 2...

Jon Hyman
The 5 little words that will cause your company a huge headache

"Tell me how you're paid." The biggest wage and hour case I ever defended started with those five little words. A very disgruntled, and justifiably fired, ex-employee went to see a plaintiff's employment lawyer about filing a wrongful...

Margaret (Molly) DiBianca
Your Tattoo Says a Lot About You, Constitutionally Speaking

Tattoos are intended to convey a message. Whether it's an old-school-style pinup girl or the modern favorite "tribal language," the tattoo bearer, presumably, gets inked because of the message that it conveys. Perhaps the message is meant...

Jon Hyman
Transfer preferences to vacant positions as an ADA reasonable accommodation continue to baffle courts

A disabled employee comes to you and asks for a transfer to an open and available position as a reasonable accommodation? Do you grant the request? For the time being, there is no clear answer to this difficult question. The ADA includes "reassignment...

Abbey Spanier
For Workers Class Actions Are More than a Procedural Mechanism

In previous posts we have emphasized the importance of class actions to individuals seeking to enforce their rights against more powerful corporations, most recently in " Abbey Spanier Comments on the Harm to Individuals Caused by Pre-Dispute Arbitration...