Second Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Justice Sotomayor Visiting Houston to Discuss Legal EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Law.com

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is visiting Houston on Jan. 26 to answer law students' questions and sit down with a law professor for a talk about the role of legal education. Sotomayor's visit to the University of Houston Law Center will put her face to face with law and pre-law students, who submitted advance questions and will listen as law dean Leonard Baynes moderates a discussion with the Justice about the students' queries.

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  2. Mount Sinai Health System Defeats TCPA Action For Flu Shot ReminderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | JD Supra

    No one likes being on the receiving end of an immunization shot, but many of us submit to a flu shot each fall or winter. David Latner, a patient of the Mount Sinai Health System's West Park Medical facility, apparently found a single text from West Park reminding him about flu shots to be alarming in its own right .

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  3. Citing 'Unprecedented' Injunction, DOJ Takes DACA Fight To SCOTUSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Law.com

    Thousands of protestors spill onto 7th Street in San Francisco after President Donald Trump announced ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Jason Doiy / ALM.

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  4. EFF to Supreme Court: Protect the Privacy of Cross-Border DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Eff.org

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation urged the Supreme Court today to hold that Microsoft cannot be forced by the U.S. government to disclose the contents of users' emails stored on the company's computers in Dublin, Ireland. The stakes for user privacy in the court's decision are extremely high.

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  5. Psychological Abuse Is a Form of Grave Harm Under the Hague ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | JD Supra

    A team of Proskauer attorneys, on behalf of 12 leading non-profit organizations specializing in advocacy for victims of domestic violence, drafted an amicus brief in support of a mother seeking to uphold a district court's determination that her child would be subject to a grave risk of harm were he to be returned to his country of residence with his father. The respondent and her minor child, K.D., fled French St. Martin to the United States to escape abuse at the hands of K.D.'s father.

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  6. High Court Grants Certiorari in Vitamin C Antitrust LitigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | jdsupra.com

    On Friday, January 12, 2018, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear the appeal of two Vitamin C purchasers in what has become known as In re: Vitamin C Antitrust Litigation . Appellants are seeking to overturn a 2016 Second-Circuit ruling that international comity required dismissal of an otherwise valid antitrust claim because the government of China asserted its laws required defendants to engage in anti-competitive conduct.

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  7. Prior Harassment Warning Used to Attribute Knowledge of Subsequent Conduct to EmployerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | JD Supra

    Under Title VII, employers are only liable for an employee's as opposed to a supervisor's sexual harassment of a co-worker if it knew or should have known of such conduct. Last month in an unpublished decision, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals used a prior warning given by the employer to a harasser to conclude that it should have known the person was again engaging in such conduct.

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  8. Albany attorney Gaspar Castillo disbarred; former counselRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Albany Times Union

    Attorney Gaspar Castillo who represents Michael Chmielewski, 23, speaks to the media after the arraignment of his client in the alleged murder of salon worker Jacquelyn Porreca in Albany County Court Wednesday morning Nov. 18, 2015 in Albany, N.Y. less Attorney Gaspar Castillo who represents Michael Chmielewski, 23, speaks to the media after the arraignment of his client in the alleged murder of salon worker Jacquelyn Porreca in Albany County Court Wednesday ... more Attorney Gaspar Castillo who represents Michael Chmielewski, 23, speaks to the media after the arraignment of his client in the alleged murder of salon worker Jacquelyn Porreca in Albany County Court Wednesday morning Nov. 18, 2015 in Albany, N.Y. less Attorney Gaspar Castillo who represents Michael Chmielewski, 23, speaks to the media after the arraignment of his client in the alleged murder of salon worker Jacquelyn ... (more)

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  9. Ibec files brief with US court on Microsoft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | RTE.ie

    Ibec said the brief is intended to assist the court in its hearing of a US government appeal of a decision by the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals Employers group Ibec has filed a brief with the US Supreme Court in relation to the consideration of a case relating to US government attempts to access emails held on Microsoft servers in Ireland. Ibec said the brief is intended to assist the court in its hearing of a US government appeal of a decision by the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  10. Confused About Paying Interns? The Rules Just Changed AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | JD Supra

    Back in 2015, I wrote a post on CommLawCenter discussing the prevalence of interns in the communications industry, and the Department of Labor's crackdown on businesses illegally failing to pay their interns. That crackdown began in 2010, with the DOL applying a rigid six-part test to determine whether an intern must be paid at least minimum wage for time spent working.

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  11. Where Are the Trustees?Read the original story

    Jan 12, 2018 | Joe's Dartblog

    ... and Reality of University Trusteeship in the Post-Enron Era (2007). A sitting judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and a member of the three-judge United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, Cabranes was a trustee at ...

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  12. After Rubashkin, Frum Jews should be out front for sentencing reformDr. Adena BerkowitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Dr. Adena Berkowitz is Scholar in Residence and Co-Founder of Kol HaNeshamah, an Orthodox outreach congregation located on the Upper West Side of New York President Trump's decision to commute the prison sentence of Sholom Mordechai Rubashkin, the kosher slaughterhouse executive who served eight years in prison on bank fraud and money laundering charges, resulted in a vigorous communal discussion, especially within the Orthodox community. There was a great deal of relief among those who felt his original sentence was overly harsh.

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  13. California Appellate Court Holds Employee's Dismissal Of Individual ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | jdsupra.com

    A recent decision by California's Second District Court of Appeals highlights an opportunity for California employers to dispose of claims under the Private Attorneys General Act , Labor Code section 2698, et seq . PAGA allows an "aggrieved employee" to bring suit on behalf of the State of California, as well as present and former co-workers, to recover civil penalties for wage and hour and other statutory violations.

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  14. BMI Striving For Greater TransparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Radio Ink

    There has been some confusion in the industry following last month's decision by the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, which affirmed Judge Stanton's ruling that the BMI Consent Decree does not prohibit fractional licensing. Obviously, BMI views the decision as a welcome, stabilizing event, and we genuinely believe the rest of the industry should as well.

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  15. The Critical Impact of Pretext in Employment Discrimination CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | jdsupra.com

    ... to the Department's homicide unit. Summary judgment was entered against him, but the Second Circuit Court of Appeals found possible pretext in the statement by Abram's supervisor that Abrams "did not fit in," and that another applicant was a "better ...

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  16. To Pay or Not to Pay: DOL Abandons Six-Part Intern Test in Favor of Primary Beneficiary TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | JD Supra

    On January 5, 2018, the DOL abandoned its rigid six-part test to determine whether workers are unpaid interns or "employees" who must be paid at least minimum wage and overtime and receive other protections under the FLSA. In its place, the DOL adopted the more flexible and holistic "primary beneficiary" test adopted by federal courts in the Second, Sixth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals.

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  17. DOL Says Goodbye To Six-Factor Unpaid Internship TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | JD Supra

    ... - and was required to be paid minimum wage and overtime. First articulated in 2015 by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the primary beneficiary test is a case-by-case approach that gives consideration to the following seven factors: The extent to ...

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  18. Barket Marion Elevates Aida Leisenring, Alexander KleinRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2018 | Law Firm Newswire

    In her new capacity, she will be primarily responsible for the launch and management of the firm's New York City office at the Empire State Building. A graduate of Brown University, Ms.

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  19. Intern or Employee? DOL Adopts Courts' "Primary Beneficiary"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | jdsupra.com

    The use of unpaid interns is a common practice across many industries, especially in the D.C. Metro area. And the question recently addressed by the Ninth Circuit is not a new one: under what set of circumstances does an unpaid intern in the private sector cross the line and become an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act and thus become entitled to compensation? Since 2010, the Department of Labor , when grappling with this question, has applied a rather inflexible, six-part test set out in its Intern Fact Sheet.

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  20. Ivan Serchuk Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | 24-7 Press Release

    Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Ivan Serchuk a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Serchuk celebrates many years' experience in his profession, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field.

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