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  1. On the Seventh Day of Privacy, federal agencies gave to me..Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Questions of Authority who will be the federal regulatory cop on the privacy beat? FTC? FCC? Privacy, Data Security Jurisdiction Questions to the Forefront in 2015 As privacy and data security gain more visibility among policy-makers, questions of federal agency authority and jurisdiction are also gaining a higher profile. Since 2002, the Federal Trade Commission has brought 50 enforcement actions under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act, which prohibits "unfair or deceptive acts or practices," against companies alleged to have put consumers' personal data at unreasonable risk.


  2. TD Ameritrade Worker Must Arbitrate ClaimsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    A former TD Ameritrade employee who claims he was fired in retaliation for being a whistleblower must arbitrate his dispute with the company, despite Dodd-Frank's no-arbitration provisions, a federal judge ruled. Boris Khazin worked for TD Ameritrade from 2006 until he was fired on August 14, 2012.


  3. Eager Judge Declares Obama's Immigration Plan UnconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | FindLaw

    Late last month, President Barack Obama announced that he would use executive orders to push through certain immigration reforms. Republicans screeched.


  4. When Does an Anti-Arbitration Provision Not Prohibit Arbitration of a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, enacted on July 21, 2010, provides broad whistleblower protections to individuals who report certain possible violations of federal securities laws. Mindful that such protections can be provided in more than one forum and by different statutes, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held in Khazin v.


  5. Third Circuit Eyes Standard for Appeals When Requests for Arbitration DeniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 |

    The question of how relaxed the court should be in taking up appeals when requests for arbitration are denied was before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit last week.


  6. Third Circuit Affirms Whistleblowers Must Arbitrate Under Dodd-FrankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | JD Supra

    On December 8, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that application of Dodd-Frank's Anti-Arbitration provision did not apply to causes of action asserted under the Anti-Retaliation Dodd Frank Provision due to the limiting language of the arbitration law. Khazin v.


  7. The Judicial Ethics of SerialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | ThinkProgress

    Convicted murderer Adnan Syed, the star of Serial - the immensely popular podcast and cultural phenomenon - received good news this month when the Maryland Court of Special Appeals agreed to consider his appeal . The court even took the unusual step of asking the prosecutors whether Syed received effective counsel from his lawyer.


  8. 3d Cir.: Dodd-Frank Anti-Arbitration Provisions Do Not Apply To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | JD Supra

    On December 8, 2014, the Third Circuit ruled that Dodd-Frank's anti-arbitration provisions do not invalidate pre-dispute arbitration agreements with respect to whistleblower retaliation claims brought pursuant to the anti-retaliation provision in Dodd-Frank, 15 U.S.C. 78u-6 . Khazin v.


  9. 3rd Circuit Applies Burlington Northern Retaliation StandardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 |

    The extent to which the U.S. Supreme Court's Burlington Northern v. White decision has changed the law of retaliation claims under Title VII is apparent in the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' recent decision in Moore v.


  10. Third Circuit Addresses 'Severe and Pervasive' Workplace BehaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 |

    How "severe" an offensive workplace must be to rise to the level of actionable harassment is an ongoing balancing act by courts in the Third Circuit. While the language courts use is well-known, and comes from U.S. Supreme Court cases, the application of that language is often the subject of nuanced interpretation.


  11. Judge Refuses To Dismiss Text-Spam Lawsuit Against YahooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | MediaPost

    A federal judge has rejected Yahoo's argument that it's entitled to prevail before trial in a potential class-action lawsuit alleging that it sent consumers unsolicited SMS messages. Instead, U.S. District Court Judge Manish Shah in the Northern District of Illinois ruled on Thursday that factual questions surrounding the mechanics of Yahoo's SMS-sending system warrant further proceedings.


  12. 'Porngate' Justice Seamus McCaffery Is Laughing His Way to the BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | FindLaw

    Justice Seamus McCaffery, suspended by his colleagues in the wake of a pornographic email scandal, resigned in October . It seemed like a sad end to the man's long career in public service and on the bench.


  13. Third Circuit Issues First Appellate Decision Compelling Arbitration...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | JD Supra

    In Khazin v. TD Ameritrade , No. 14-1689, 2014 WL 6871393 , the Third Circuit affirmed a lower court's decision compelling arbitration of a Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claim.


  14. Individual Arbitration Agreement Applied to Class ActionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2012 |

    The recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Quilloin v. Tenet Healthsystem , No.


  15. Deputy's Right to Privacy Determined to Outweigh Gov't InterestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2011 |

    When is filming your female subordinate while in various states of undress a constitutional violation? That was the issue the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals grappled with in its Oct. 12 opinion in Doe v. Luzerne County .


  16. Internal Review Does Not Relieve Employer of 'Cat's Paw' LiabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2011 |

    Applying the recent U.S. Supreme Court precedent from Staub v. Proctor Hospital , a unanimous 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision determined that an internal and supposedly independent disciplinary review of an employee does not necessarily protect the employer from liability for a supervisor's unlawful discrimination.


  17. Lawyer: Tracy Morgan's attorneys threatening truck driver's right to a fair trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Jersey Journal

    "The individual with the least public exposure prior to the accident has been forced to suffer the consequences of the outlandish publicity." TRENTON - The lawyer for the truck driver accused of causing the New Jersey Turnpike crash that injured Tracy Morgan and killed one of his friends is accusing the comedian's lawyer of interfering with his client's right to a fair trial.


  18. Anti-Gay and 'Ex-Gay' Activists Challenge New Jersey's Ban On Conversion Therapy For Minors - VIDEORead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Towleroad

    In September, a panel for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the ban is not a violation of free speech rights, stating "there is no credible evidence that ["ex-gay"] counseling is effective." Lawyers for the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality and the American Association of Christian Counselors filed the petition on December 3rd, which reads: "The circuit courts of appeal are split as to whether a law restricting what counselors or health-care providers may say and what clients or patients may hear in the privacy of the counselor-client or doctor-patient relationship is speech protected by the First Amendment."


  19. Wyndham Fires Back At FTC In Cybersecurity BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MediaPost

    Allegations that Wyndham Hotels failed to take "reasonable" cybersecurity measures don't support the Federal Trade Commission's position that the hotel chain engaged in an unfair business practice, Wyndham argues in papers filed this week with the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals. Wyndham is asking the appellate court to throw out charges that the hotel chain engaged in an unfair business practice by failing to encrypt credit-card data, deploy firewalls and use other "reasonable" security measures.


  20. Ex-Hamilton Mayor Bencivengo is released from federal prison after 18 months into re-entry programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Times of Trenton

    ... A Bureau of Prisons spokesman did not immediately return a call seeking comment. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals rejected his appeal earlier this year and the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear it. In exchange for the bribes, Bencivengo agreed ...