Colorado’s antidiscrimination law prohibits places of public accommodation from discriminating based on race and forbids employers from discriminating based on race, sex or religion; the law interferes with the freedom to choose one’s customers or employees.
An American Airlines employee lifted a California woman from her wheelchair without permission and dropped her during the boarding of a flight from Los Angeles to Philadelphia in 2016, according to a complaint filed Nov. 16 in a California Superior Court.
Oral arguments are slated to be heard [were heard] in the case of Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, which hinges on the question of whether a federal ban on states’ ability to legalize sports betting is unconstitutional.
Radio Law Talk Segment Katy Perry and L.A. Archdiocese awarded $5 million in suit over convent INTRO: On Nov. 17, a jury found that two nuns that resided at a Los Feliz convent did not have the authority to circumvent the Archdiocese and Vatican in selling that property to Dana Hollister. The jury […]
Joshua Harmon filed a False Claims Act against Trinity Industries Inc., a company involved in the manufacture of a highway guardrail system, alleging that the company defrauded the United States government in regards to its highway guardrail system.
Radio Law Talk Segment Are the Chemicals in Your Furniture Protecting or Hurting You? INTRO: Rhode Island recently passed a law that bans flame retardants in furniture after environmental, health, and firefighter advocates voiced concerns that the chemicals in flame retardants contribute to increased cancer risks and other health issues. FACTS (brief, 6 […]
Radio Law Talk Segment Emotional Distress Suit in the Wake of Las Vegas Shooting INTRO: Three people who witnessed the Las Vegas mass shooting this month filed a would-be class action lawsuit alleging emotional distress against the makers and sellers of “bump stocks.” Bump stocks are and was the device the Las Vegas gunman used […]
Radio Law Talk Segment Blurring the Lines with Substantial Similarity INTRO: An ongoing legal battle involving copyright infringement between songs may have a significant impact on the music industry. The copyright infringement claim between Marvin Gaye’s heirs and Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams raises the question what is the difference between being inspired by another […]
Welcome to the dark side of land lording. The horror of having a squatter trespass onto your property long enough to gain title is a nightmare that can actually be a reality thanks to adverse possession laws. While it is difficult, it can happen if landlords are not careful.
Ten people, including four NCAA college basketball coaches were arrested by the FBI and charged with corruption and fraud. IN addition to the coaches, managers, financial advisers, and representatives for a major sportswear company were also reportedly arrested.