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Unwed Biological Father's Due Process Rights Violated for Denying Paternity Petition, High Court Holds

“As the Court explained in Lehr, where a relationship is established between father and child that ‘demonstrates a full commitment to the responsibilities of parenthood’ the Constitution protects that relationship,” Justice Robyn Brody wrote for the unanimous panel. “‘But the mere existence of a biological link does not merit equivalent constitutional protection.’”         Click Here […]

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3rd Circ. Sides With American Airlines Over Firing of Employee for Racially Insensitive Facebook Posts

“As Koslosky points to no evidence of pretext, we are thus left with one conclusion: American fired her because her racially insensitive social media posts violated its policies and generated an outcry from employees and customers alike,” stated Judge Thomas L. Ambro. “Because this is a legitimate justification for her ouster, we are not persuaded […]

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Indiana Law Requiring Burial, Cremation of Fetal Tissue Burdens Patients' Religious and Moral Beliefs, Federal Judge Says

“Today’s ruling is a potent reminder that people do not lose cherished rights under the First Amendment the moment they become pregnant and a victory for those seeking and providing vital pregnancy care,” Rupali Sharma, senior counsel and director at the Lawyering Project, said in a statement Tuesday regarding Young’s ruling. “Hoosiers will not sit […]

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Federal Judge Takes Aim at Legal Process for Targeting Counterfeit Merchandisers

The rebound in concert tours and ticket revenues as 2022 has unfolded gives the live events industry hope for a strong 2023, too. For many tours, though, it’s income from merchandise that makes the tour profitable. Thus, the rise in the number of artists touring also means a parallel resurgence in the activities of counterfeit-merchandise […]

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