Tag Archives: Questioning

Questioning WEXIS as big data surveillance vendors by AALL member legal search users

As Sarah Lamdan has documented both Thomson Reuters and RELX are supplying search solutions for their compiled surveillance data to law enforcement agencies, including ICE. She has also called attention to the ethical issues information professionals face in light of … Continue reading

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Techniques Top Attorneys Use When Questioning an Expert

When taking an expert’s deposition, you start with questions to learn everything that he or she thinks about the case and has done or plans to do in connection with it. Once that’s done, consider taking your questioning up a … Continue reading

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Is there harm in asking? Questioning employees about their plans to retire

by Michele L. (Warnock) Brott Retirement decisions cannot be divorced from a person’s age. When asking questions about retirement, employers should be cognizant of age discrimination laws and the implications of making such inquiries.  Applicable laws Age discrimination is governed … Continue reading

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Post at Politico on Alex Azar highlights possible line of questioning of HHS nominee

The post at Politico beginsThe drugmaker [Lilly, employer of Azar] believed the erectile dysfunction drug [Cialis] might help a rare and deadly muscle-wasting disease that afflicts boys. The drug didn’t work — but under a law that promotes pediatric research, … Continue reading

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Mentioning God While Questioning High School Student Is Not Establishment Clause Violation

In Sabol v. Walter Payton College Preparatory High School, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 40765 (ND IL, April 12, 2011), an Illinois federal district court, while largely focusing on other issues, held that the Establishment Clause was not violated when a … Continue reading

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