Blog Entries - 2020

When Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse are Actionable

August 4, 2020

Abuse of children by clergy and teachers, when reported, often leads to criminal charges against the perpetrator. Too often the survivors of this horrid abuse do not realize they have civil remedies against the

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Justice for George Floyd: Holding Police Accountable Through Civil Rights Litigation

June 4, 2020  |  civil rights, justice

              Now, more than ever, the spotlight is on our nation’s police officers.  On May 25, 2020, George Floyd died while in the custody of Minneapolis police

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Can the New "Families First Coronavirus Response Act" Help Your Family?

As of April 1, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) will be the law of the land. This legislation provides emergency paid leave to families whose abilities to work are impacted by

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Social Media, The Government, and Your Rights

            Courts have traditionally protected First Amendment rights of individuals to express themselves in what courts consider to be a traditional public forum.  Typical examples

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