NELA Amicus Briefs

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8 months ago
On July 28, 2014, NELA filed an amicus brief in support of a petition for certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court in Graves v. Deutsche Bank Securities, Inc.,...
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Topic : Age Discrimination  Keyword : Summary Judgment  Federal Appellate Courts : US Supreme Court  Admin : Amicus
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2 years ago
Summary of NELA’s Amicus Brief: 
*	The Supreme Court has repeatedly recognized that to effectively enforce Title VII’s substantive protections, Title VII’s antiretaliation provision...
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Topic : Discrimination, Retaliation, Title VII, Trial Advocacy  Keyword : Gross  Federal Appellate Courts : 5th Circuit, US Supreme Court  Admin : Amicus
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one year ago
NELA’s amicus brief joins with the plaintiffs and their counsel in urging the Sixth Circuit to adopt the majority view of Circuits around the country that court-initiated sanctions...
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Topic : Attorneys Fees, Damages, Ethics, Failure to Hire or Promote, Race Discrimination, Title VII, Trial Advocacy  Federal Appellate Courts : 6th Circuit  Admin : Amicus, Ethics
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3 months ago

On December 17, 2014, NELA joined the National Whistleblowers Legal Defense and Education Fund, Truckers Justice Center and Teamsters for a Democratic Union to file an amicus...

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Topic : Religious Discrimination, Title VII  Federal Appellate Courts : US Supreme Court  Admin : Amicus
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8 months ago
On July 21, 2014, NELA filed a motion for leave and submitted a proposed amicus curiae brief in Turner v. Inzer, Case No. 14-11357, pending in the U.S. Court of...
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Topic : Attorneys Fees  Federal Appellate Courts : 11th Circuit  Admin : Amicus
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2 years ago
On December 20, 2012, NELA filed an amicus brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of a group of Home Mortgage Consultants (HMC) who alleged they were misclassified...
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Topic : Class and Collective Actions, Wage Hour  Statutes : FLSA  Keyword : Worker Misclassification  Federal Appellate Courts : 5th Circuit
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2 years ago
On July 30, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus...
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Topic : Class and Collective Actions, Forced Arbitration, Wage Hour  Statutes : FLSA  Keyword : DR Horton, The Institute  Agencies : NLRB  Federal Appellate Courts : 8th Circuit  Admin : Amicus
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one year ago
On July 14, 2013, NELA joined AARP in filing an amicus brief supporting Carl Summers, a contract statistician with Altarum Institute Corp. who sustained serious injury to both legs...
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Topic : Disability, Discrimination  Statutes : ADA, ADA AA  Keyword : Iqbal Twombly  Agencies : EEOC  Federal Appellate Courts : 4th Circuit  Admin : Amicus
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2 years ago
On August 10, 2012, NELA joined Interfaith Worker Justice, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP) as amicus curiae in Scantland v. Knight...
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Topic : Wage Hour  Statutes : FLSA  Keyword : Worker Misclassification  Federal Appellate Courts : 11th Circuit  Admin : Amicus
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one year ago
NELA Vice President Alicia K. Haynes and NELA members Kenneth D. Haynes and Eric Schnapper have litigated the famous Ash and Hithon v. Tyson Foods case since December 1996. Their...
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Topic : Attorneys Fees  Federal Appellate Courts : 11th Circuit  Admin : Amicus
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