Unwed Biological Father's Due Process Rights Violated for Denying Paternity Petition, High Court Holds
"As the Court explained in Lehr, where a relationship is established between father and child that 'demonstrates a full commitment to the responsibilities of parenthood' the Constitution protects that relationship," Justice Robyn Brody wrote for the unanimous panel. "'But the mere existence of a biological link does not merit equivalent constitutional protection.'"
3rd Circ. Sides With American Airlines Over Firing of Employee for Racially Insensitive Facebook Posts
"As Koslosky points to no evidence of pretext, we are thus left with one conclusion: American fired her because her racially insensitive social media posts violated its policies and generated an outcry from employees and customers alike," stated Judge Thomas L. Ambro. "Because this is a legitimate justification for her ouster, we are not persuaded that the company violated any law here."
Indiana Law Requiring Burial, Cremation of Fetal Tissue Burdens Patients' Religious and Moral Beliefs, Federal Judge Says
"Today's ruling is a potent reminder that people do not lose cherished rights under the First Amendment the moment they become pregnant and a victory for those seeking and providing vital pregnancy care," Rupali Sharma, senior counsel and director at the Lawyering Project, said in a statement Tuesday regarding Young's ruling. "Hoosiers will not sit idly by while politicians work to erase their rights and disregard their dignity in service of their ideological agendas."
The rebound in concert tours and ticket revenues as 2022 has unfolded gives the live events industry hope for a strong 2023, too. For many tours, though, it's income from merchandise that makes the tour profitable. Thus, the rise in the number of artists touring also means a parallel resurgence in the activities of counterfeit-merchandise sellers and renewed efforts by the industry to battle its long-time problem with the sale of counterfeit merchandise near event venues.
"The grant will ensure that students will continue assisting local journalists to challenge government secrecy and wrongful police arrests of journalists," Susan E. Seager, adjunct law professor and head of the Press Freedom and Transparency practice at the Intellectual Property, Arts and Technology Clinic at UCI, said in a statement.