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Intersection Between Gender and Disability Discrimination

By Edgar M. Rivera In Kassa v. Synovus Bank, a federal district court in Georgia granted summary judgment in favor of Synovus Bank (the “Bank”), concluding that a mentally ill employee’s sexist comment was not related to his disability and, … Continue reading

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Intersection of Religious Corporation Law and Real Estate Law in New York

Recently in the news is a decision in a lawsuit regarding the potential eviction of a defrocked nun in a Russian Orthodox convent located in Nanuet, New York.  This case is an interesting intersection of two areas of the law … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Tweeting at the Intersection of Social Media and Securities Laws

In a time when information is increasingly shared through social media, companies—particularly publicly traded ones—must recognize and consider the potential legal ramifications that could arise from statements made by executives, board members, and/or other employees about the company on social … Continue reading

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Court Determines Landowner Does Not Have a Legal Duty to Trim Trees Near Intersection in Recent Car Accident Case

Recently, a state appellate court issued an opinion in a personal injury case involving an accident victim’s claim that the defendant landowner’s failure to trim the trees on their property was the cause of the plaintiff’s injuries. Ultimately, the court … Continue reading

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Spotlighting the still-challenging politics that surround the intersection of marijuana reform, criminal justice reform and racial inequities

Today's must-read for both marijuana reform and criminal justice reform fans is this lengthy new Politico article fully headlined "Racial Justice and Legal Pot Are Colliding in Congress: The latest fight over criminal justice reform is over allowing felons access … Continue reading

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