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    Supreme Court Hears Second Affirmative Action Case This Year

    On October 15, only four months after the United States Supreme Court heard arguments regarding an affirmative action program for the University of Texas[1], the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action[2], a case challenging a Michigan ban on affirmative action policies. The action arose in 2006 when Michigan […]

    Southern District Rules: Unpaid Interns are Not Eligible to Assert NY Sexual Harassment Protections

    In October of 2013, the Southern District of New York[1] dismissed an intern’s claim for sexual harassment brought under New York State Human Rights Law and New York City Human Rights Law on the grounds that the state law protections did not extend to unpaid interns. According to the Complaint, former intern Lihuan Wang alleged […]