Monthly Archives: February 2011


Posted 4 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Arthur Buono  
What Charlie Sheen and HS Rapper Have in Common

I thought this was a layup but it’s become a trick question. Not much, it seems, except they’ve both been suspended by the man for off-field behavior. Charlie’s got the PR already, so let’s start with the high school rapper suspended for calling out alleged sexual misconduct of two coaches.   Student busted for alleging sexual misconduct against coaches Students now subject to conduct codes 365/24/7 Will Charlie Sheen keep getting hall passes? Copy this link to share with friends: …

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Posted 4 years ago in Labor and Employment by Arthur Buono  
NFL Players, Public Unions Have Little in Common

Wisconsin public employees and their supporters continue to picket the state capitol. They’re trying to keep their collective bargaining rights, which they claim are essential to a meaningful labor union. Meanwhile, pro football players may vote this week to decertify the NFL Players Association (NFLPA). Say wha?   Two major labor relations battles taking shape NFL Players have a number of cards to play against league, owners Public employees hold few cards; states own table, game and casino Copy this …

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Posted 4 years ago in In Case You Missed It by Kristin Conner  
In Case You Missed It: Week Ending February 27, 2011

Each week, Lawyers.com features a variety of legal articles and information to help you meet your personal and business legal needs. Check out the articles and information that ran last week, and check the Lawyers.com homepage each day for new items.   Be Sure to check Lawyers.com’s app for iPhones Copy this link to share with your friends: http://bit.ly/f7ve88   Monday, February 21 Federal Funds Keep Discrimination on the Sidelines – Time out! Schools that receive federal funds can’t discriminate …

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Posted 4 years ago in Lawyers.com Bloghound Quiz by Arthur Buono  
Take the Lawyers.com Bloghound Quiz!

Test your legal absorption quotient by answering the following questions about this week’s Lawyers.com blogs. 1. Which of the following is not a factor in deciding whether a use of a copyrighted work is "fair use" allowed by copyright law? the nature of the copyrighted work the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole the purpose and character of the use the medium (such as the Internet) of publication of the …

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Posted 4 years ago in Labor and Employment by Arthur Buono  
RI School Board Shoots First, Will Fire Teachers Later

It’s good to see some school administrators really using the ol’ noggins for a change. In Providence, RI, they’ve sent out pink slips to all of the city’s 2000 teachers. Now they just have to figure out which ones to keep.   Teacher layoffs planned to make up budget shortfall Seniority system means most recent hires get ax in many districts Reformers want layoffs based on performance, not longevity Copy this link to share with friends: http://bit.ly/epmwfH   Last-In, First-Out …

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