First-Shot Misfire for Application Seeking Streamlined FTC Approval of New COPPA Parental Consent Mechanism

By | Privacy and Security Law Blog | November 14, 2013
First-Shot Misfire for Application Seeking Streamlined FTC Approval of New COPPA Parental Consent Mechanism

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted thumbs down in its first ruling under the new streamlined process adopted in its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule review for additional methods of securing verifiable parental consent for online collection and use of children’s personal information.

The Immigration-Abandonment Ploy — Fallout from a Fiddling Congress and Bickering Allies

By | Nation of Immigrators | November 14, 2013
The Immigration-Abandonment Ploy — Fallout from a Fiddling Congress and Bickering Allies

The times they are a-mournin’ for proponents of immigrant rights and immigration reform. While Pope Francis shows the world how to love by embracing and praying with a tumor-scarred man, immigrants-rights activists and immigration-reform pragmatists are at war among themselves over tactics in the battle to achieve just solutions to our nation’s dysfunctional immigration problems.

Suri and Scientology – After Divorce with Tom Cruise, is This Katie Holmes’ Choice?

By | NJ Family Legal Blog | November 14, 2013
Suri and Scientology – After Divorce with Tom Cruise, is This Katie Holmes’ Choice?

Let’s be honest – articles about Tom Cruise’s lifestyle are never dull, especially those pertaining to his religious beliefs.  His divorce last year from Katie Holmes was, and continues to be, consistent tabloid fodder, especially with his ongoing defamation lawsuit against one such magazine for claiming that he “abandoned” their daughter, Suri. 

Employee with Crying Spells After Daughter’s Sexual Assault Has Viable FMLA Claim

By | FMLA Insights | November 14, 2013
Employee with Crying Spells After Daughter’s Sexual Assault Has Viable FMLA Claim

Kris was forced to endure the unthinkable: her daughter had just become the victim of a sexual assault. In the weeks that followed, Kris alerted her employer of the assault and the care her daughter would require in the time ahead.  Kris suffered too.  As her doctor would later report, she had crying spells, a lack of energy and an inability to focus or concentrate.