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2 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

Seventh Circuit Says One Use of "N-Word" Does Not Create Hostile Work Environment

Under Title VII, single acts of verbal abuse typically do not rise to the level of legally actionable harassment.

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6 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Gay couplesa lawyers object to full-court hearing

Attorneys on either side of a lawsuit over Indiana's overthrown gay marriage ban are wrangling over how many federal judges should hear the state's appeal, a technical issue that could make a big difference.

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6 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Gay couples' lawyers object to full-court hearing

Attorneys for same-sex couples challenging Indiana's gay marriage ban are objecting to the state's request that all 10 members of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hear the case.

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8 hrs ago | JD Supra

Can Watching Grandchildren Entitle Employee To FMLA Leave?

As all employers covered by the federal Family and Medical Leave Act are well aware, that Act requires them to provide up to 12 weeks of leave to employees providing care to covered family members with a serious health condition.

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8 hrs ago | WTCA-AM Plymouth

Officer DeLee Appeals Case to 7th Circuit Court

It's been a little over two years since Plymouth policeman Robert DeLee filed a lawsuit against the City of Plymouth claiming that the City had failed to pay all of his longevity pay after he returned from an eight-month tour in Afghanistan as a U.S. Air Force Reservist.

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12 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit decided a second case July 21st, a reversal

Connie J. Orton-Bell was employed as a substance abuse counselor at a maximum security prison in Indiana.

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13 hrs ago | Towleroad

Gay Marriage News Watch: Updates from FL, OK, UT, CO, WI, IN, A, AR, and GA

AFER's Matt Baume fills us in on this week's marriage news, which includes a new ruling for equality in Florida, a second victory in Oklahoma, the Supreme Court's stay of recognition of Utah marriages, a stay for some counties in Colorado but not others, the DOJ's announcement that they'll defend marriage equality at SCOTUS, the 7th Circuit's ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Law.com

'A cucumber has characteristics similar to a zucchini but it is not, in fact, a zucchini.'

"A cucumber has characteristics similar to a zucchini but it is not, in fact, a zucchini."

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Journal and Courier

Guest column: Marriage fight isn't over

Guest column: Marriage fight isn't over Trying to get across that marriage matters to all Hoosier families.

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Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Decisions - More on: Appellees' Response to Appellants'...

Earlier this afternoon the ILB posted a link to and briefly discussed the Wisconsin plaintiffs' response to Wisconsin's motion that the initial hearing of Wisconsin's appeal be conducted before an en banc 7th Circuit, rather than before a 3-judge panel.

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Star Tribune

ACLU objects to full court hearing gay marriage

Gay couples challenging Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriages are objecting to the state's request that the full 7th Circuit Court of Appeals hear arguments in the case.

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JD Supra

The Supreme Court's Decision in Harris v. Quinn May Change the...

On June 30, 2014, in the matter of Harris v. Quinn, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision holding that the First Amendment prohibits the collection of an agency fee from home health care providers who do not wish to join or a support a union.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Decisions - Indiana's Anticipatory Motion for Stay of...

Of the five same-sex marriage cases filed in Indiana federal court in March, one, Bowling v.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Claremont Institute

Announcing the 2014 John Marshall Fellows

Joel Alicea is a Clerk for Judge Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and he will join Cooper & Kirk, PLLC, as an Associate in Fall 2014.

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Journalgazette.net

Appeal in '01 murder back in Allen

Fourteen years after charges were filed against him, 32-year-old Troy Shaw appeared in Allen Superior Court on Friday, the next step in the appeal of his 2001 murder conviction.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Prison, US News, US Supreme Court

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Power Line

Wisconsin schemin'

Don't miss John's post on the Democrats' ongoing efforts to drive conservatives out of politics.

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Star Tribune

A look at legal challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage across the country

State same-sex marriage bans have been falling around the country since June 2013, when the nation's highest court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Chicago Tribune

Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction

Federal prosecutors said in a court filing today that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving campaign contributions should have no bearing on former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption conviction and 14-year sentence.

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Forbes.com

Chicago Politician Loses Appeal Of Criminal Tax Conviction

In the Fox News worldview, William Beavers is probably the poster boy for the type of person that the IRS would not target.

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Related Topix: Tax, Chicago, IL, US News, Business News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Law.com

This Week by the Numbers: A-Rod, Big Banks Beware and Republicans Like SCOTUS

This year has seen an usually large number of mergers and acquisitions. That's good news generally, but it's especially good news for a handful of Am Law 100 firms.

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