Tag Archives: Decades

Why Do Some Couples Divorce After Decades Together?

When a couple decides to opt for a divorce even after spending many decades together in their marriage, it can be a shocking and a baffling news for them as well as the people around them. After all, they were … Continue reading

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What Do We Remember about our Teachers Decades Later?

This coming academic year will be my 20th in law school teaching. Truth be told, I don’t really need a milestone in my career to grow contemplative and introspective, as I am wont to do so under far more mundane … Continue reading

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Symposium: For decades, court has built “an edifice of its own creation” in arbitration cases — it’s time to tear it down and rebuild

Deepak Gupta is the founding principal of Gupta Wessler PLLC. He was counsel of record on an amicus brief for the American Association for Justice supporting the employees in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis. The Court has abandoned all pretense … Continue reading

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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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