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OCR Resolves Alleging Denial of Spot on Heart Transplant List Based on Intellectual Disability

By Marion M. Walsh, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP Federal law prohibits discrimination based on disability.    This equality stands as paramount in the administration of life-saving treatments.  Unfortunately, stereotypes on individuals with disabilities remain prevalent.  Even trained health professionals can make … Continue reading

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Marriage Based Petition and Adjustment of Status Green Card Approval for Filipina Client in Denver Colorado

CASE: Marriage-Based Adjustment of Status NATIONALITY: Filipina LOCATION: Denver, CO Our client is from the Philippines who came to the U.S. on a B-2 visitor’s visa in April 2018. In June 2018, our client married her current U.S. citizen husband. … Continue reading

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It’s Really Hard to Win a Motion to Dismiss Based on 512(c)–Myeress v. Buzzfeed

512(c) and 230 diverge in key procedural respects, including the implicaitons of scienter for motions to dismiss. Section 230(c)(1) has no scienter standards, so defendants can win on motions to dismiss despite virtually any scienter allegations. In contrast, Section 512(c)’s … Continue reading

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New Dos and Don’ts: New York City Bans Discrimination Based On Hairstyle

On February 18, 2019, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (the “NYCCHR”) released new legal enforcement guidance (the “Guidance”) regarding discrimination on the basis of natural hair and hairstyles. In the Guidance, the NYCCHR advised employers that “[t]he … Continue reading

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TC Technology v. Sprint: District Court Grants Motion to Amend Complaint to Add Willfulness Claim Finding Good Cause Based on Deposition Testimony

TC Technology filed a patent infringement action against Sprint alleging that Sprint infringed a patent pertaining to wireless services used on an LTE network. The complaint did not allege willful infringement. During discovery, Sprint responded that it had received an … Continue reading

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