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What is a Government Employer Anyway? The Ninth Circuit Splits with Decades of Precedent and Holds that the ADEA’s 20-Employee Requirement Does Not Apply to Public Employers

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits employers from discriminating against employees because of their age.  But applying the ADEA’s definition of “employer” is not as simple as it sounds.  Recently complicating that definition is disagreement among the circuit … Continue reading

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“Brother Thelonious” Monk’s Likeness Protectable Decades After Death

Earlier this month, a California federal judge kept alive a suit brought by the estate of famous jazz musician Thelonious Monk against North Coast Brewing Co. for trademark infringement and infringement of the right of publicity. The dispute centers around … Continue reading

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Stephen Wynn, Casino Mogul, Accused of Decades of Sexual Misconduct

A report outlining years of sexual misconduct by Mr. Wynn sent shares in his company, Wynn Resorts, plummeting and raised questions about his future in Republican politics. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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Attica, Attica, Attica … law conference four decades after the infamous prison riot

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Two decades ago, strict budgets, competitive bids, and contract attorneys publicized as cost-control methods

Than Luu of the Public Law Research Institute published a very informative paper in 1995 on much touted "the litigation explosion" (See my post of May 14, 2005: other findings from Luu's paper.). Among other points he debunked the unfounded… … Continue reading

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