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Littler Mendelson
In February 2017, legislatures in the Netherlands and France took significant steps to implement mandatory due diligence and reporting rules regarding the impact of an employer's operations...
Foley Hoag LLP
At last week's Boston Pride Week kickoff, Mayor Marty Walsh was asked about a question slated for the November 2018 ballot that would repeal the new transgender public accommodations law in Massachusetts
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, No. 15-577.
Carlton Fields
An Illinois district court recently denied certification, finding that the putative nationwide class failed the commonality and numerosity prongs of Rule 23(a) and that injunctive relief was not available...
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday iStock_000011057325XSmalland time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Andrew T. Fede authored the article, "Sign and Billboard Law: Hijacking the First Amendment or Balancing Freedom of Expression and Government Control?"...
Bowditch & Dewey
Last summer, Donald Trump received recognition for being the first Republican presidential nominee to mention the LGBTQ community in his acceptance speech.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey just signed into law an amendment to the AzDA designed to make it more difficult to bring lawsuits against businesses based on claims that they are not accessible...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a 5-4 decision issued this past Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, paving the way for the federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Parker Poe
Last week, the D.C. Circuit Court entered final judgment in the case, which upheld its prior rulings, and remanded it to the SEC for appropriate action.
Holland & Knight
Based on a recent Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announcement, the Published Value Cap Limit for Tribal Economic Development Bonds (TEDBs) is steadily shrinking.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring
Ropes & Gray LLP
Last Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to address the question of whether companies can be liable in federal court for human rights violations under a 1789 law.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
This law may become one of the tools employed actively in that effort, with China, among other countries, being a potentially important target.
Anderson Kill
Just as the parts in cars tend to wear out afฌter 60,000 miles, so too, in buildings in New York City, do systems such as elevators wear out after a number of years in service.
Duane Morris LLP
Should you have human rights specific to the new digital age? The answer is a clear YES, according to Gerd Leonhard, the author of the new book titled "Technology vs. Humanity."
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Andrew T. Fede, an attorney in the firm's Hackensack office, authored the article, "Not the Most Insignificant Justice: Reconsidering Justice Gabriel Duvall's Slavery Law Opinions Favoring Liberty,"...
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday iStock_000011057325XSmalland time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
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Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer, No. 15-577.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday iStock_000011057325XSmalland time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring.
Carlton Fields
An Illinois district court recently denied certification, finding that the putative nationwide class failed the commonality and numerosity prongs of Rule 23(a) and that injunctive relief was not available...
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Andrew T. Fede authored the article, "Sign and Billboard Law: Hijacking the First Amendment or Balancing Freedom of Expression and Government Control?"...
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a 5-4 decision issued this past Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, paving the way for the federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Littler Mendelson
Courts in California and Canada have emerged as testing grounds for advancing claims of forced labor in global supply chains.
Fox Rothschild LLP
A New York appellate court has upheld a property owner's claim of "structural infeasibility" in refusing to construct an accessible entrance, effectively breathing new life into a defense that owners and tenants often rely on ...
Anderson Kill
Just as the parts in cars tend to wear out afฌter 60,000 miles, so too, in buildings in New York City, do systems such as elevators wear out after a number of years in service.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Last Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to address the question of whether companies can be liable in federal court for human rights violations under a 1789 law.
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