At first glance, the 24-pages of orders issued by the Supreme Court on November 10, 2014, appear to be nothing more than the usual proscriptions, including a long list of cases for which the Supreme Court has declined to consider further appeals.
As we discussed recently, this month marked the opening of the Supreme Court’s new term. For employment law practitioners, this session will be particularly busy with seven cases analyzing a range of employment questions, from the scope of the EEOC’s duty to conciliate discrimination claims to the applicability of whistleblower protection laws and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.
As a country, most of us subscribe to certain precepts. These certain precepts keep things running in our country.
As Consumers Push for More Competitive Internet Marketplace, It’s Important to Remember Courts’ Role
As the Internet grows more and more ubiquitous in our lives, it’s about time that legislation is finally catching up. Much has been made of net neutrality lately, so how did we get here? A recent article for The New York Times says that it might have nothing to do with technology and everything to do with economics.
A potential change is on the horizon for United States pregnancy discrimination law. In the past decade, pregnancy discrimination charges have increased by 35 percent.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Obamacare Subsidies Docket; Obamacare 2nd Contraceptives Accommodation & SCOTUS Criminal / Administrative Deference Invitation
Last week focused on appellate practice, notably cases related to but not necessarily before, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS).
DC Circuit Stays Halbig Action Pending SCOTUS Review of King, Upholds Accommodation for Contraceptive Coverage
Only last week, we informed you of the Supreme Court’s somewhat surprising grant of cert. in the Fourth Circuit case of King v. Burwell, in which the court of appeals had upheld the government’s view that the Affordable Care Act makes federal premium tax credits available to taxpayers in all states, even where the federal government, not the state, has set up an exchange.
The Supreme Court recently denied certiorari of a Seventh Circuit opinion permitting parties to challenge “completed” phases of a staged remediation under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), even where work in subsequent stages remains ongoing.
It has been slightly over a year since the Supreme Court invalidated Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) in United States v. Windsor, thus allowing same-sex spouses who were legally married to receive the federal rights and benefits of marriage.