Fourth Circuit Rules For Former Booz Allen Hamilton In-House Counsel in Sex and Age Discrimination Case

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Federal appeals court finds lower court failed to analyze “glass ceiling” evidence preventing high ranking women at Booz Allen from advancing and ultimately leading to their termination or demotion Richmond, Virginia (August 23, 2016) – The U.S. Court of Appeals …

Linda Correia & Jonathan Puth Named to Best Lawyers in America©

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Washington, D.C. (August 15, 2016) – Linda M. Correia and Jonathan C. Puth have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for their work in Civil Rights, Employment Law, and Litigation – Employment & …

University of Oregon Employees Resolve Title IX and Whistleblower Claims For $425,000

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EUGENE, OREGON (August 1, 2016) – The University of Oregon (UO) reached an agreement with two former employees of its University Counseling and Testing Center (UCTC), Karen Stokes and Jennifer Morlok, to settle for $425,000 their retaliation claims under Title …

Women in STEM Face Significant Challenges in Sex Discrimination

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One-hundred and fifty-five years ago this month, biologist Nettie Stevens was born.  In 1906, Stevens answered a question that had puzzled scientists for thousands of years: how do babies become male and female?  Through years of dedicated research at Bryn …

The Problem of Sexual Harassment and Forced Arbitration

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Former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson sued Fox Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, alleging unwanted sexual advances at work, and career-demolition when she refused him. Her lawsuit details disgusting, alarming behavior: Ailes allegedly told her that she …

On The Hook For Off-Campus Sexual Assault

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The Department of Justice and Department of Education recently weighed in on a Title IX case, arguing that a university can be liable under Title IX for failing to properly investigate off-campus conduct.  Two students at Kansas State University (K-State) …