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Federal Court Enforces Florida Anti-SLAPP Statute Against Defamation Claims Filed "Without Merit"

Dozens of states have passed Anti-SLAPP (Anti-"Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation") laws to discourage meritless defamation claims (or.. Read More

Supreme Court Expands 'Ministerial Exception' to Employment Discrimination Laws

Earlier this term, the Supreme Court clarified that employment decisions based on "[a]n individual's homosexuality or transgender status" are.. Read More

Court Dismisses Complaint Against Tweet About Lincoln Memorial

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky recently granted a motion to dismiss a complaint brought by a group of.. Read More

Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Prohibits Certain Discrimination

In a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court has determined that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating.. Read More

A Plaintiff's Voluntary Dismissal Could Revive a Defendant's Previously Waived Defenses

It is well-established that the failure to assert many defenses, such as lack of personal jurisdiction, in an answer or motion to dismiss risks.. Read More

When the "False Light" Goes Out

Plaintiffs sometimes try to avoid statutes of limitations and other barriers to defamation claims by re-structuring their claims under the pretense.. Read More

EEOC Issues Guidance on Compliance with Federal Employment Laws During COVID-19 Pandemic

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued guidance aimed at helping employers comply with their responsibilities under.. Read More

Ohio Bill Would Give the State Authority to Limit Customer Purchases and Control Prices of High-Demand Products During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Other Emergencies

A bill introduced in the Ohio Senate, and written with the contributions of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, would give the attorney general the.. Read More

DOJ TO ACADEMY: DON'T CANCEL NETFLIX

The Netflix-produced film Roma won a number of categories at the Academy Awards (commonly known as the Oscars) this year, although it fell short of.. Read More

Can't Stop the Selfie

Justin Timberlake—singer, occasional actor, and creative gift giver—recently caught controversy when he posted a selfie of his vote to his.. Read More
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