Daily Archives: January 5, 2011 - 2 results


Posted 3 years ago in Labor and Employment by Arthur Buono  
Justice Is Blind, and So Are Some Bar Applicants

And you’d think the bar examiners would make every effort to level the playing field for disabled test-takers. Well, now they must. The 9th Circuit says the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) must let a legally blind applicant take her bar exam with her computer aids.   Blind bar applicant can use her chosen aids to help take exam ADA regulations require reasonable accommodation in licensing exams Bar examiners’ worries over security and advantage dismissed Copy this link to …

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Posted 3 years ago in Labor and Employment by Arthur Buono  
Profanity No Crime, but N-Word a Firing Offense?

What’s in a word? In Pennsylvania, the State Police promises not to give out disorderly conduct citations for profanity. But a news reporter can take his discrimination claim to trial after being fired for dropping the N-word.   PA State Police can’t cite you for swearing at them or anyone else Reporter sues TV station over N-word firing Does Title VII prohibit N-word use double-standard? Copy this link to share with friends: http://bit.ly/hsrDA3   First Amendment Shields Profanity, Title VII …

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