Daily Archives: August 23, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 2 years ago in Government by Aaron Kase  
La Policía No Necesita Una Orden Judicial para Rastrear Su Teléfono Celular

El Tribunal Federal de Apelaciones del Sexto Circuito estableció la semana pasa que la policía no necesita obtener una orden judicial para poder rastrear a los sospechosos mediante los datos de ubicación emitidos por sus teléfonos celulares. El tribunal dice que los usuarios de teléfonos celulares no esperan tener privacidad sobre los datos que emanan de sus teléfonos. La decisión parte de un caso del 2006 en el que agentes de policía interceptaron comunicaciones telefónicas de un conocido traficante de …

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Posted 2 years ago in by Jennifer King  
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Pit Bulls ‘Inherently Dangerous,’ Says Maryland Appeals Court In a case closely watched by animal advocacy groups and property owners, the Maryland Court of Appeals has ruled pit bulls are “inherently dangerous.” The court said the dogs’ owners and their landlords are subject to “strict liability” for injuries and damages caused by the dogs. Now rumors are swirling that pit bull owners are being evicted by landlords fearful of being sued. Find Out More…   What Happens if You Walk Away from …

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Posted 2 years ago in Elder Law by Aaron Kase  
LGBT Discrimination Rampant in Nursing Homes

As individuals and advocacy groups push to advance the rights of LGBT citizens across the nation, a frequently overlooked area is the discrimination that older gay residents can face when they have to check into nursing homes for short- and long-term care. As the generation of civil rights heroes who marched and fought for equal rights in the 1960s grows older and faces the health problems associated with aging, a new frontier opens in the battle for the right to …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment by Michele Bowman  
Telemundo Reemplaza a una Presentadora de 50 Años de Edad Esperando Así “Verse Mejor”

Cuando Vicky Gutiérrez, una reportera de Telemundo con 50 años de edad, fue despedida en marzo, ella no se quedó de brazos cruzados. Presentó una demanda por discriminación por edad, señalando que había sido despedida como represalia por haberse quejado sobre las condiciones de su lugar de trabajo. Gutiérrez demandó a Telemundo y a NBC, propietaria de la primera, en una corte del Estado de California en Los Ángeles el 1ro de Agosto, demandando la cantidad de $2,000,000 de dólares. …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment by Michele Bowman  
Telemundo Replaces 50-Year-Old Anchor in Hopes of ‘Looking Better’

When Vicky Gutierrez, a 50-year-old reporter for Telemundo, was laid off in March, she didn’t take it sitting down. She sued for age discrimination, pointing out that she was replaced by a much younger woman and claiming she was fired in retaliation for complaints about workplace conditions. Gutierrez sued Telemundo and its parent company, NBC, in California state court in Los Angeles on August 1, demanding over $2 million. Some of the things she alleges she complained about included toxic …

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