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Practice Points »

Employee Misclassification Goes Viral with the Introduction of On-Demand Start-Ups

On the heels of the DOL's guidance memo, practitioners may expect to see an uptick in misclassification lawsuits across all industries and markets.


NLRB Expands Union Access to Witness Statements

The new standard is a balancing test between the employer's need to protect the privacy of witness statements and a union's need for information.


OSHA Issues Guidance Regarding Transgender Employees

The agency strongly urges employers to give transgender employees access to restrooms that correspond to their gender identity.


Articles »

Reed v. Town of Gilbert: Upholding the Free Speech Ideals of the First Amendment

By Anannya Tripathy

A Supreme Court decision on sign regulations extends to panhandling controls.


DOL Shifts Employee Burden in OSHA Whistleblower Cases

By Nikki McArthur

Given this stalemate at the Department of Labor, employers and employees alike are left with uncertainty until the issue is settled in the courts of appeals.


Understanding the Equal Liberty and Intimate Association Doctrinal Underpinnings of Obergefell v. Hodges

By Nancy C. Marcus

Between Obergefell's equal liberty and intimate association doctrinal underpinnings, the case is powerful in its potential precedential force, unlocking future avenues of constitutional argument.


Sound Advice »

audio Top Tips for Obtaining a Job in the Public Sector for Law Students and Young Attorneys

By Jasmyn Richardson

Working in the public sector is rewarding in many ways. Public sector lawyer Jasmyn Richardson lays out her top tips for landing such a job. (11:02 min)


audio A Review of Voting-Rights Cases in Ohio

By Dan Tokaji

Over the last decade, Ohio has had several large cases regarding voting rights. Professor Dan Tokaji outlines the key points of each case. (20:29 min)


audio Consequences of Criminal Convictions

By Grayson Yeargin

Grayson Yeargin explains the new and unfamiliar situations the convicted party may face. (17:13 min)



Roundtables »

audio Is More Gun Control the Answer?

A panel of experts sheds light on issues of public safety, individual rights, mental health, and other issues raised by gun violence. (1:01:58)


audio Voter-Suppression Issues in the 2012 Election

The 2012 electorate is abuzz with concern over sweeping voting laws in several states that have real potential to affect the outcome of the presidential election. (47:03)


 
Announcements

Civil Right to Counsel Video

Learn more about the latest developments on the civil right to counsel movement and how you can get involved. Watch now.


Seeking Contributors and Subcommittee Chairs

The Civil Rights Litigation Committee is seeking authors and editors for its website. The Committee is also seeking members to serve as subcommittee chairs. Anyone interested in contributing or heading up one of our subcommittees should contact D. Grayson Yeargin.


 
Civil Rights Litigation Leadership

Cochairs Content Editors

D. Grayson Yeargin

Washington, D.C.


J. Dalton Courson

New Orleans, LA

Dorian Slaybod

Toledo, OH


Brandon Robb

New Orleans, LA