Tag Archives: Civil

Civil Liability for Cyberbullying

Perry, Ronen, Civil Liability for Cyberbullying (April 12, 2019). UC Irvine Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3371020 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3371020 “Cyberbullying has become a notorious epidemic, culminating in widely publicized suicides. Whether a new and distinct problem or an old … Continue reading

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CFP: Children’s Rights, Civil Rights, Poverty, Etc.

The New York University Annual Survey of American Law is will dedicate its 76th Volume to Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president emerita of the Children’s Defense Fund. The editors invite submissions from scholars, practitioners, and graduate students that explore topics … Continue reading

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Court Upholds Largest-Ever Civil Penalty in New York City Sexual Harassment Case

Employees in New York City who have experienced sexual harassment have several options for asserting claims and seeking damages. A New York City sexual harassment attorney with knowledge of the city’s legal system can help you determine the best route … Continue reading

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CFPB Changes Policy Regarding Civil Investigative Demands

  On April 23, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced changes to its current policies regarding Civil Investigative Demands (CIDs). These changes will require CIDs to provide more information about the alleged wrongful conduct under investigation. The new policy … Continue reading

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The anatomy of a civil rights action involving allegations of failure to accommodate a disability, unlawful discrimination, a hostile work environment, and retaliation

In this civil rights action a former employee [Plaintiff] sued her former employer [Defendant] alleging the Defendant failed to provide a workplace accommodate in consideration of her disability, subjected her to acts of unlawful discrimination, subjected her to a hostile … Continue reading

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