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U.S. EEOC Slaps Walmart Inc. with Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Earlier today the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against Walmart Inc. over allegations that the company forced pregnant employees at a “Wisconsin warehouse to go on unpaid leave and denied their requests to take on easier … Continue reading

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An Odd Couple: A Primer on the Two Different Frameworks for Calculating the Terminal Date of a U.S. Copyright

“A Landslide of Classic Art is About to Enter the Public Domain” asserts a recent article in The Atlantic.  Why this is so requires explaining the complexities of calculating the terminal date of a pre-1978 copyright under the dual system … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Cobbler Nevada, LLC v. Gonzales, Docket No. 17-35041

Attorney’s fees: Copyright: Prevailing party: Dismissal with prejudice: Voluntary dismissal: The Copyright Act states that the district court “may . . . award a reasonable attorney’s fee to the prevailing party as part of the costs . . . .” … Continue reading

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Elder Abuse in the U.S. and Possible Solutions

According to Tracy Breton, Response to elder abuse varies widely across U.S., projo.com, Dec. 16, 2007: Every year, an estimated 2.1 million older Americans are victims of physical, psychological or other forms of abuse[.] *** But the nation’s safety net… … Continue reading

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Internet Vendors Need to Pay Attention to these States After U.S. Supreme Court Alters Sales Tax Collection Standard

Venable clients that engage in selling goods and/or services over the internet should evaluate whether the recent Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair will now require them to begin collecting sales and use taxes in states where they … Continue reading

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