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Maryland ad disclosure law violates First Amendment (access required)

Where a Maryland law requires newspapers and other media platforms to publish certain information about the political ads they carry and retain that information for inspection, the law violates the First Amendment under either strict or exacting scrutiny. Background A ...

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Second discrim suit survives motion to dismiss (access required)

Although the Virginia Department of Health argued a second failure-to-accommodate suit by an employee with cerebral palsy was barred by a prior release and settlement, or because the proposed accommodation was unreasonable, these arguments were rejected at the motion to ...

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Employee can sue for accessing emails, social media (access required)

Where an employee alleged her boss accessed her personal email, Google and Facebook accounts without authorization, the employer’s motion to dismiss claims brought under federal and state computer trespass statutes was denied by the court. Background Maureen Hains brings this ...

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