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Salary History Ban Clarified as California Awaits News on Major Bills Impacting Employers

It is that time of year.  We continue to wait for the Governor to sign or veto some controversial bills such as: The Stand Act (prohibiting confidentiality in harassment and sexual assault settlements); and AB 3080 (prohibiting mandatory arbitration for … Continue reading

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A Little Cargill History of E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria Outbreaks

Cargill Ground Beef 2018 – 17 Ill, 1 Death – E. coli O26 On Aug. 16, 2018, FSIS was notified of an investigation of E. coli O26 illnesses. FSIS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state public health and agriculture … Continue reading

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Metes and Bounds: A Revisionist History

Maureen E. Brady, The Forgotten History of Metes and Bounds, 128 Yale L.J. __ (forthcoming, 2019), available at SSRN. Nicole Stelle Garnett A decade and a half ago, as a neophyte property teacher, I read Andro Linklater’s history of the … Continue reading

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Rich Cohen Explores the Rich History of Black Cohens – Tablet Magazine

In my house, we are forever on the lookout for outstanding athletes named Cohen. We believe such figures will open our minds to alternate futures and possibilities. We have enough lawyers and endocrinologists, enough journalists and accountants. We have plenty … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Student Loan Discharge in Bankruptcy

Under the federal Bankruptcy Code, certain debts are not eligible for discharge by a bankruptcy court at the end of a case. Nondischargeable debts include certain tax debts, 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(1); spousal and child support, id. at § 523(a)(5); … Continue reading

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