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U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Narrow View of Who Can Rely on Dodd-Frank Act’s Anti-Retaliation Protections

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on February 21, 2018 that the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provisions protect only whistleblowers that make a report to the SEC, and do not apply to whistleblowers who report internally. The Court’s ruling, which resolved a … Continue reading

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New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

Telecommunications Infrastructure (Relief from Non-Domestic Rates) Act 2018 Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Act 2018 Source: www.legislation.gov.uk Read more detail on Recent Law Librarian posts –

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Acts of Negligence and Duty of Care

According to personal injury attorney Andrew Alitowski, to make a successful case of negligence against the defendant, the victim must prove that the defendant owed a duty to exercise a reasonable level of care, such a duty was violated by … Continue reading

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The application of the doctrine of governmental immunity in the context of acts of terrorism

The application of the doctrine of governmental immunity in the context of acts of terrorism Matter of World Trade Ctr. Bombing Litigation, 2011 NY Slip Op 06501, Court of Appeals In this appeal addressing litigation arising from the 1993 terrorist … Continue reading

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Employees of a state as an employer may not sue their employer for alleged violation of the ADEA or similar acts of Congress

Employees of a state as an employer may not sue their employer for alleged violation of the ADEA or similar acts of Congress Kimel v Board of Regents, 528 U.S. 62 Section 58 of the Civil Service Law sets out … Continue reading

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