Oct 03, 2010

Justice Delayed New Hampshire Court System

Several attorneys filed suit against the State recently to try to obtain proper funding for our judicial system.  It is broken and I could not sit idly by and let it be gutted by excessive legislative budget cuts so I …

Sep 21, 2010

MEDIATION: WILL IT SETTLE MY CASE?

Mediation is a type of “alternative dispute resolution.” Simply put, it is a formalized method by which you attempt to settle your lawsuit before going to trial. It is often confused by lawpersons with arbitration, which is an alternative form of trial judges rather than an actual judge and jury.

Aug 31, 2010

COPYING EMAILS AS EVIDENCE IN EMPLOYMENT CASES

You know you are about to be fired for doing the right thing, or because you complained about sexual harassment. You have emails or memos from your boss or co-workers which you know will prove the truth of your allegations. Can you take them with you if you are fired or when you quit after the retaliation becomes too much for you to endure?

Jun 17, 2010

CAN BEING “TOO HOT” GET YOU FIRED?

According to the New York City newspaper The Village Voice, Former Citibank employee Debrahlee Lorenzana has sued the New York City bank claiming that she was fired from her position as a banker for being “too hot.”

May 25, 2010

CAN MARRIAGE COST YOU A JOB?

Under New Hampshire law, it is an unlawful discriminatory practice for an employer, because of “marital status,” to refuse to hire or employ or discharge from employment.

Mar 11, 2010

WHAT IF YOU LOOK LIKE ELLEN DEGENERES?

The Supreme Court has held that sex stereotyping can violate Title VII when it influences employment decisions.

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