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  1. Abercrombie & Fitch Doesn't Look Too Good To Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... discussion and seemed to settle on placing the burden with the company. By contrast, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals had ruled that the applicant bore the burden of requesting a religious accommodation. Although the Supreme Court will not issue a ...

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  2. Court revives lawsuit from ex-KCK detective who exposed beatingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    A federal appeals court has revived the lawsuit filed by a former Kansas City, Kan., police detective who contends he was punished for refusing to cover up a motorist's beating by federal agents. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals threw out the summary judgment granted to the Unified Government of Wyandotte, returning the case to the lower court for further proceedings.

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  3. Ruling Means Nebraska Could Have Marriage Equality Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Advocate

    A federal district judge appointed by President Clinton struck down Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage Monday, reports the Associated Press . The state's Republican leadership has already appealed the decision to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  4. Rare Defendant Class Certified in Federal North Carolina Ponzi Scheme Class ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... individual circumstances of each defendant's participation in the scheme. Citing the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Bell court noted that a fraudulent transfer case is distinct from a typical case seeking damages in which individual ...

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  5. Is the Comic Book Character Copyright Infringement Saga Finally Over? ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a copyright infringement complaint by an entity that has brought similar copyright ownership claims against famed comic book author Stan Lee, Marvel and its related entities in at least six different federal courts. Stan Lee Media, Inc. v.

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  6. This 'n' that from the world of the workplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Religious accommodation, the Oscars, non-competes, social media, Brian Williams versus Bill O'Reilly, workplace violence, and inspirational employees - we have it all today! Here are some links about recent news and court cases involving the workplace, followed by some points for discussion if you'd like to comment. Supreme Court justices seem to side with hijab -wearer against Abercrombie.

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  7. Court revives lawsuit from ex-detective who exposed beatingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KHGI

    A federal appeals court has revived the lawsuit filed by a former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective who contends he was punished for refusing to cover up a motorist's beating by federal agents. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals threw out the summary judgment granted to the Unified Government of Wyandotte, returning the case to the lower court for further proceedings.

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  8. Appeals court reinstates an ex-KCK detective's lawsuit claiming...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Pitch

    A former Kansas City, Kansas police detective can proceed with a lawsuit in which he claims he was retaliated against when he would not cover up the beating of a Kansas City, Kansas resident by a road-raging federal agent. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday overturned the dismissal of the primary claims of Max Seifert's lawsuit against the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas.

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  9. Cooperate, Or ElseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Cooperation is key. Or so says the 10th Circuit at least, in addressing an appeal from a district court's dismissal of an insured's action in which he failed to cooperate with his insurer's claim investigation.

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  10. Arguments set for Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup caseRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Arguments in a federal lawsuit contesting the roundup of hundreds of wild horses in western Wyoming last fall will focus on a federal law that carries different rules for private and federal land. The 1,263 horses gathered in late September and early October roamed both types of land in a vast area of sagebrush desert featuring square-mile sections of private land interspersed with equal-sized sections of federal land.

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  11. Job descriptions continue to be critical in defending against disability claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | jdsupra.com

    The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed summary judgment on behalf of the employer in a case where the employee claimed that the requirement to be a Department of Transportation-certified driver was not an essential function of his position. David Hawkins was facilities supervisor for Schwan's Home Service.

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  12. Colorado Supreme Court Holds that the Notice-Prejudice Rule Does Not...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | JD Supra

    Like many jurisdictions, Colorado's notice-prejudice rule generally provides that an insured who fails to provide timely notice of a claim does not lose policy benefits unless the insurer establishes that the late notice prejudiced its interests. Friedland v.

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  13. When Your Religion Makes You Too Uncool to Work at AbercrombieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Atlantic

    ... or whether they were just guessing that it was. This distinction matters; in 2013, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that correctly assuming that Elauf's headscarf was religious is not the same as actually knowing her headscarf was religious. ...

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  14. Supreme Court hears case of woman who wasn't hired because of head scarfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Washington a The Supreme Court seemed inclined Wednesday to agree with a Muslim woman who charged that retailer Abercrombie & Fitch violated anti-discrimination laws when it denied her a job because her headscarf conflicted with the company's dress code. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission took up the case of Samantha Elauf, who was denied a job at one of the chain's stores in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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  15. Headscarf case offers religious liberty coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | World Magazine

    A majority of Supreme Court justices on Wednesday seemed to favor protecting broad accommodations for religious employees in a case that pits Muslim headscarves against a preppy teen clothier. In 2008, a 17-year-old Muslim girl wearing a hijab interviewed for a job at the clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch in Tulsa, Okla.

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  16. Justices skeptical of store headscarf banRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Star Tribune

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission took up the case of Samantha Elauf, who was denied a job at one of the chain's stores in Tulsa, Okla. Elauf, then 17, had worn a headscarf, or hijab, since she was 13. At issue in the case was whether Elauf needed to volunteer that she wore the headscarf for religious reasons to trigger a federal law that prevents religious discrimination and requires employers to show that accommodating such an employee would be a substantial burden.

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  17. Supreme Court considers Muslim hijab discrimination case against Abercrombie & FitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Russia Taday

    The US Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case Wednesday over whether employers such as retail giant Abercrombie & Fitch must automatically offer religious accommodation for applicants and employees, or whether such accommodation must be requested. The case goes back to 2008, when Samantha Elauf, a Muslim, applied to work at an Abercrombie & Fitch Kids store in Tulsa, Oklahoma for a "model" position - or a sales job, in Abercrombie parlance.

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  18. Supreme Court seems to side with Muslim woman in discrimination caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    The Supreme Court seemed inclined Wednesday to agree with a Muslim woman who charged that retailer Abercrombie & Fitch violated antiA discrimination laws when it denied her a job because her head scarf conflicted with the company's dress code. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission took up the case of Samantha Elauf, who was denied a job at one of the chain's stores in Tulsa.

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  19. EEOC General Counsel David Lopez on Supreme Court Oral ArgumentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Workplace Prof Blog

    I was recently asked by a reporter about metrics relating to case filings and monetary recovery for the past fiscal year. I responded that the metric that has garnered much of my attention this year is "two-and-a-half" - the number of cases involving the EEOC before the Supreme Court this term.

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  20. U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Oral Argument This Week in Abercrombie Discrimination CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | JD Supra

    Another year has begun and it seems like the debate over Abercrombie and Fitch's employee dress code policy shows no indication of stopping. Only this time the U.S. Supreme Court is getting involved.

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