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Bankruptcy Plans Go Up in Smoke: Marijuana Grower Denied Relief | The Legal Intelligencer

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The ability to obtain a discharge of a person’s debts in bankruptcy—either through a reorganization of his or her affairs or liquidation proceeding administered by a court-appointed trustee—is a fundamental benefit… Read more: http://www.thelegalintelligencer.com/id=1202738727251/Bankruptcy-Plans-Go-Up-in-Smoke-Marijuana-Grower-Denied-Relief#ixzz3nndyckw2 Source: Bankruptcy Plans Go Up in … Continue reading

Attorneys: Robin Williams’ widow, kids settle estate fight – 12 News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Robin Williams’ widow and his three children from previous marriages reached a settlement in their legal fight over the late actor’s estate, ending a public dispute following the beloved comedian’s suicide last year. Source: Attorneys: Robin … Continue reading

Accessibility issues persist for disabled – The Boston Globe

Twenty-five years after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law, navigating Boston can still be a challenge, marked by seemingly small barriers that can range from humiliating to insurmountable. Source: Accessibility issues persist for disabled – The Boston Globe

Beware Of Employment Law Issues Amidst A Potential Government Shutdown | The National Law Review

Two years ago, government contractors faced the various employment law implications of furloughs caused by the government shutdown.  Many federal agencies furloughed employees and instructed cont Source: Beware Of Employment Law Issues Amidst A Potential Government Shutdown | The National … Continue reading

EEOC Sues Methodist Health System for Disability Discrimination | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – JDSupra

DALLAS – Methodist Health System and Methodist Charlton Medical Center, also known as Charlton Methodist Hospital, violated federal law by firing an employee… Source: EEOC Sues Methodist Health System for Disability Discrimination | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – … Continue reading

Immigration bill clears NC Senate | The Charlotte Observer

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The state Senate voted 28-17 to restrict forms of identification for non-citizens and ban counties and municipalities from having “sanctuary city” policies that limit enforcement of immigration laws. Source: Immigration bill clears NC Senate | The Charlotte Observer

Finkley’s brush with the law highlights employment challenge

A Madison woman’s employment woes after being arrested on a homicide charge, and then having bail dropped with no criminal charges filed, highlight the potential impact… Source: Finkley’s brush with the law highlights employment challenge

U.S. foreign-born population nears high

The foreign-born population living in the USA has increased so rapidly that it could break a 125-year-old record within the next decade… Source: U.S. foreign-born population nears high

Birth Injury Case Proceeds Charging Employer Owes Duty to Unborn Child

A federal judge in Chicago has allowed a childbirth injury case to proceed where the mother charges that an employer owes a duty of care to an employee’s unborn child. Judge Robert M. Dow, Jr. denied a motion by the Catholic Charities of the … Continue reading

Sixth Circuit Opens the Doors to Time-Barred Employment Class Actions

The Sixth Circuit revived a sex bias would-be class action suit against Wal-Mart, which will allow the three female plaintiffs — Cheryl Phipps, Bobbi Millner, and Shawn Gibbons — to continue litigating claims dating back to 1988, when the original … Continue reading