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Menell on IP and the Property Rights Movement

Peter S. Menell (Boalt) has posted Intellectual Property and the Property Rights Movement on SSRN. Heres the abstract:The article examines the recent efforts of the Property Rights Movement to expand the “property tent” to emcompass intellectual property. In eBay v…. … Continue reading

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Bill Cosby Verdict Empowers the #MeToo Movement

Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted of sexual assault in April and is due to be sentenced in September. The Bill Cosby verdict was greeted as a landmark ruling for the so-called #MeToo movement in which women come forward to talk about … Continue reading

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Third Circuit Decision Cites to #MeToo Movement in Holding that Failure to Report Supervisor’s Sexual Harassment is Not Per Se Unreasonable

The Third Circuit has reversed a trial court’s decision that dismissed a sexual harassment lawsuit because the plaintiff employee never complained directly to her employer. The decision is causing employment attorneys across the country to question the continued viability of the Faragher-Ellerth … Continue reading

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How the #MeToo Movement Is Impacting the American Legal Landscape

Civil Rights lawyer Gloria Allred says impact goes beyond Bill Cosby’s conviction. According to Exchange Magazine, the #MeToo hashtag has been posted more than 12 million times since January 1, 2018. The Movement has spread worldwide, to more than 70 … Continue reading

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NYC Leaps to Cutting Edge of #MeToo Movement

On April 11, 2018, the New York City Council passed the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act (the “Act”), a comprehensive package of legislation aimed at combating sexual harassment in the workplace and strengthening New York City’s anti-sexual harassment laws.  … Continue reading

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