Tag Archives: COMMISSIONS

The Intersection Between Title VII and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Rules Regarding Accent Discrimination

Those who have immigrated to the United States have played a pivotal role in our nation’s success. Indeed, the goal of encouraging immigrants to assist in growing the United States’ economy was one of the reasons that Congress enacted the … Continue reading

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European Commission’s approach to artificial intelligence (AI)

The European Commission has labelled AI as one of the most strategic technologies of the 21st Century (so far of course) and has proposed a three-pronged approach to EU members which is worth considering: Investment in AI research and innovation … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Christian Baker in Same-Sex Wedding Case Due to Colorado Commission’s Religious Hostility

By Steven T. Collis The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 7-to-2 decision, overturned a Colorado public accommodation sexual orientation discrimination case that found that a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple violated the … Continue reading

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Military Commissions Freeze Appeals in the 9/11 Case

On Wednesday, May 23, the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review (CMCR), the intermediate military appellate court responsible for reviewing military commission proceedings, announced that it currently lacks a quorum to decide contested motions in United States v. Khalid Shaikh … Continue reading

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Agencies, Boards and Commissions

It is fascinating to recognize that you can get fired by legislation. OK, that is over-dramatic, but I got your attention. About legislation. During the busy holiday season. #DIGJAM In Alberta there has been an ongoing review of public Agencies, … Continue reading

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