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The morning learn for Friday, Feb. 5

SCOTUS for law students: Still deciding in July

WHAT WE READ By James Romoser on February 5, 2021 at 9:17 a.m. Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentaries, and other notable links about the Supreme Court. Do you have a suggestion for a piece to consider? Email us at roundup@scotusblog.com. Here is the Friday morning read: Posted in Featured, … Read more

Pirtek USA LLC Agrees to Pay $85Okay to Settle Discrimination Lawsuit

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Pirtek USA LLC has settled a $ 85,000 disability discrimination lawsuit. Unfortunately, discrimination in the workplace is common, but agencies and individuals work hard to combat it. Sometimes charges of discrimination become lawsuits and those lawsuits lead to settlement. For example, Pirtek USA LLC, headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, recently agreed to pay $ 85,000 to … Read more

New ITC 337 Investigation Powered by Battery Design Patents

New ITC 337 Investigation Powered by Battery Design Patents

Monday’s announcement that it will initiate a Section 337 investigation into certain batteries and products containing them, 337-TA-1244, marks the first time in recent history that a battery company has filed a lawsuit with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has design patent infringement. Battery patents typically cover new and useful features of a battery, … Read more

Metropolitan Correctional Middle Hit with Lawsuit Over Dealing with of COVID-19 Outbreaks

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A few inmates at the Metropolitan Correctional Center recently decided to sue the facility for dealing with COVID-19. Recently, a lawsuit was filed against the Metropolitan Correctional Center by a group of inmates who alleged the federal agency failed to protect detainees and staff from two major outbreaks. The lawsuit alleges that the prison’s measures … Read more

The morning learn for Thursday, Feb. 4

SCOTUS for law students: Still deciding in July

WHAT WE READ By James Romoser on February 4, 2021 at 9:17 a.m. Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentaries, and other notable links about the Supreme Court. Do you have a suggestion for a piece to consider? Email us at roundup@scotusblog.com. Here is the Thursday morning read: Posted in Featured, … Read more

Spanish Trainer Accuses Catholic Prep Official of Harassment –

Spanish Teacher Accuses Catholic Prep Official of Harassment

The Jesuit college professor files a harassment lawsuit alleging the school protected its top disciplinarian. Delmy Banegas has filed a lawsuit in which Lawrence Abshire, a disciplinaryist at Jesuit High School known as “Top,” made “grossly inappropriate and sexualized comments” to the point where the Spanish teacher felt none to have choice but to leave … Read more

Burke Wins Settlement In opposition to Traditionalist Employee Social gathering

Burke Wins Settlement Against Traditionalist Worker Party

Burke receives $ 10,000 from the TWP. The Traditionalist Worker Party (TWP), an Ohio-based neo-Nazi group, pays $ 10,000 to a car attack survivor and rally participant. TWP was a far-right group that was active for the five years between 2013 and 2018. It was originally founded by Matthew Heimbach under the name Traditionalist Youth … Read more

Lawsuit Desires ‘Vile’ Odor from Perfume Manufacturing unit Dealt With –

Lawsuit Wants 'Vile' Odor from Fragrance Factory Dealt With

IFF is charged with its fragrance emissions. Three Jacksonville residents have filed a lawsuit against the International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) factory alleging that the obnoxious, “noxious” smell emanating from the facility is affecting their quality of life. The lawsuit was dropped by a judge a few hours after it was presented. However, it has … Read more