Earlier this week, U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright II, from the Central District of California, delivered a shot heard round the legal world, when he issued an 11-page opinion & order condemning the four attorneys who are principally responsible for nearly all of the porno-trolling copyright infringement lawsuits in this country.
Lenders use credit reporting information to determine a borrower’s creditworthiness and to make lending decisions. However, a new report by Demos reveals that a growing number of companies are checking credit reports as part of the hiring process.
When I hear “JCPenney,” I think of trips to the mall with my mom, annual Christmas catalogs the size of a brick filled with a toy section that kept me occupied and quiet for at least thirty minutes, and my prom dress.
Most marketers know they are legally required to get permission before sending text messages to consumers. Despite this, the number of lawsuits involving (allegedly) unsolicited text messages keeps growing, as does the cost of settling these suits.
I don’t think there’s a better sportswriter working regularly right now than Sally Jenkins, whose sportswriter father, Dan Jenkins, is personally responsible for my decision, more than a quarter century ago, to attend law school
Telecommuting may be on the way out at Yahoo! but it is very much alive elsewhere. So if you have employees who are working from home, or if you are considering it, you should think through the employment issues.
The first lawsuit ever filed by the EEOC alleging genetic discrimination under GINA has been settled, and the allegations in the suit nicely illustrate the requirements of GINA (or at least what the EEOC views as its requirements).
Andy Warhol said that in the future everyone would be world-famous for 15 minutes. Wouldn’t you hate for your 15 minutes of fame to be from getting fired from your job? Or having everybody on the Internet cyber-shouting for your employer to fire you?
Public companies are beginning to cautiously adopt social media as a disclosure channel. This area has experienced substantial changes lately as the SEC moved from a posture of threatening action against Netflix’s CEO for a post he made on his personal Facebook page to adopting a more relaxed and expansive position.
I have much to catch up on after my blogging hiatus due to a very busy few months but the Ninth Circuit opinion today confirming the demise of Righthaven is short and to the point and worthy of a quick mention.