American Association for Justice Honors Tiffany R. Ellis with F. Scott Baldwin Award

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The Michigan Education Association Defends Neal Erickson

The Michigan Education Association Defends Neal Erickson

By now, there’s hardly a person in the state of Michigan who doesn’t know the name Neal Erickson. In May of 2013, he pleaded guilty to – and was found guilty of – raping one of his students over a three-year period (2006-2009). He was sentenced to prison, and could serve up to 30 years.… Read More

Federal Law Prohibits Employment Discrimination Based on Genetics

Federal Law Prohibits Employment Discrimination Based on Genetics

Congress passed the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA) in 2009. When the bill was signed into law, Sen. Ted Kennedy hailed it as the “first civil rights bill of the new century.” However, the dearth of claims filed under GINA since it became the law of the land calls into question its effectiveness as a… Read More

The ENDA and LGBT Workplace Discrimination

The ENDA and LGBT Workplace Discrimination

Equality is a fundamental principle in American constitutional law. Therefore, American workers are protected against discrimination on the basis of race, sex, or religion. However, despite the fact that more than eight million American workers identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT), there is no federal law that prohibits employment discrimination on the basis… Read More

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