Tag Archives: Discriminatory

THE U.S. SUPREME COURT AVOIDS DROWNING THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY IN A FLOOD OF DISCRIMINATORY BEHAVIOR

The LGBTQ community’s long battle to legalize same-sex marriages finally ended on June 26, 2015 when the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) delivered its opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. 135 (2015). This seminal decision resulted in … Continue reading

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Sylvain on Section CDA Section 230 & Discriminatory Expressive Conduct

Olivier Sylvain (Fordham University School of Law) has posted Discriminatory Designs on User Data (Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, Forthcoming) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act protects intermediaries from liability for distributing third-party … Continue reading

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How to Respond to a Patient’s Discriminatory Request for a Different Clinician

My latest column for the April 10 ASCO Post addresses "How to Respond to a Patient’s Discriminatory Request for a Different Clinician." This is my fifth column for the Law and Ethics in Oncology series. More are already in the queue. … Continue reading

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Employer Catering to Discriminatory Harassment and Preferences by Influential Outsiders

Dallan F. Flake, Employer Liability for Non-Employee Discrimination, 58 B.C. L. Rev. 1169 (2017). Michael Z. Green In a recent Boston College Law Review article, Employer Liability for Non-Employee Discrimination, Professor Dallan Flake (Ohio Northern) addresses a subject that has … Continue reading

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Medical Care Provider Sued For Discriminatory Hiring Practices

Employers don’t always have an easy time when it comes to accommodating the religious beliefs of workers. Understanding nuanced belief systems and balancing that with company objectives leads to legal friction. That’s the case in a lawsuit that the Equal … Continue reading

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