Tag Archives: Affirmative

District Judge Denies Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment in Harvard Affirmative Action Case

Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In a Memorandum & Order in Students For Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard, United States District Judge Allison D. Burroughs has denied the cross-motions for summary judgment in… … Continue reading

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Affirmative Defense: A Guide to Affirmative DWI Defense

Affirmative Defense: A Guide to Affirmative DWI Defense Automatism Defense Using Automatism and Involuntary Intoxication Defense in DWI Cases It’s not often that you’ll get a chance in court to use either the automatism defense or the involuntary intoxication defense. … Continue reading

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In Defense of Affirmative Action in Higher Education

The mere consideration of race in admissions, as the Supreme Court has long-held, does not violate college applicants’ equal rights. In November 2014, Students for Fair Admissions, an organization founded and led by Edward Blum as part of his ongoing … Continue reading

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Borrower Not Entitled To Attorneys’ Fees Under PA Act 6 Based Solely On Affirmative Defense

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that a Philadelphia homeowner was not entitled to attorneys’ fees under a PA consumer protection law because filing affirmative defenses doesn’t qualify as filing an “action” under the law. In Bayview Loan Servicing LLC v. Rodger Lindsay, … Continue reading

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OFCCP Extends TRICARE Affirmative Action Morotorium

Today the U.S. Department of Labor issued a press release about the publication of a new OFCCP Directive extending the enforcement moratorium relating to the affirmative obligations of TRICARE providers for two years. This moratorium has been in effect for four years, … Continue reading

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