Month: September 2021

Consider the case of Mohawk Industries v. Williams, 465 F.3d 1277(11th Cir. 2006), where hourly w

Consider the case of Mohawk Industries v. Williams, 465 F.3d 1277(11th Cir. 2006), where hourly workers accused the company of deliberately employing illegal immigrants in order to reduce labor costs, depress the wages of its legal workers and discourage workers’ compensation claims. Should workers who are citizens or legal residents be allowed to sue an […]

a. Internet Question: The dissent mentions “empirical questions” about the impact o

a. Internet Assignment: The dissent mentions “empirical questions” about the impact of samesex marriage on children. What can you find out about the impact—positive or negative— on those who have been raised by same-sex parents?b. Internet Assignment: Find Loving v. Virginia, the 1967 Supreme Court case that held that statutes barring marriage across racial lines […]

Under an executive order signed by President Bill Clinton in 2000, federal agencies cannot requir

Under an executive order signed by President Bill Clinton in 2000, federal agencies cannot require genetic testing as a prerequisite for hiring federal employees or awarding the employees benefits and are banned from using genetic information in promotion decisions. Find out whether The Genetic Information and Nondiscrimination Act of 2005, a proposed federal law that […]

1. What is your greatest fear of what you might do or what might happen to you during an employme

1. What is your greatest fear of what you might do or what might happen to you during an employment interview? How can you overcome your fears?2. Should you be candid with an interviewer when asked about your weaknesses?3. How should you respond if you are asked why a company should hire you when it […]

a. Look at the statutory provisions that explain the leave requirements. Do they seem well crafte

a. Look at the statutory provisions that explain the leave requirements. Do they seem well crafted to respond to the findings set forth by Congress in the law? Does the law require employers to give paid family or medical leave? Does it permit paid leave?b. Does Congress address any stereotypes about caregivers? How responsive is […]

a. Do you think the majority in Goodridge would have a problem with the following: (a) A statute

a. Do you think the majority in Goodridge would have a problem with the following: (a) A statute declaring divorce illegal? (b) A law lowering the age for legitimate marriage to 11?b. Internet Assignment: In 2002, the Netherlands became the first country in the world to open up civil marriage to same-sex couples. Since then, […]

Dissenting Judge Seymour mentions the history behind the adoption of the city”s Englishonly

Dissenting Judge Seymour mentions the history behind the adoption of the city’s Englishonly policy, a history fraught with conflict. Can you think of a way this litigation might have been avoided? Suppose you were the HR consultant hired to lead discussions on a possible English-only policy for the city. Who would you try to bring […]

Hi-tech surveillance is not solely directed by employers at workers.

Hi-tech surveillance is not solely directed by employers at workers. American businesses have always been interested in capturing confidential information and trade secrets from competitors. Today, thanks to computer technology, they are able to spy on one another with more sophisticated means than ever before. What are some of the latest developments in this area? […]