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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Thursday, March 26, 2015
How Spotify Lets Your Rights Get Lost in the Fine Print - and What You Can Do About ItSpotify specifies that when listeners click "sign up," they agree to its terms and conditions - found on a separate page of the Spotify website. Buried in the fine print of those "terms and conditions of use" is a forced arbitration clause. As the ad says, that means if you have a dispute with Spotify, you have to take your case to a decision-maker at a firm they choose - not a judge or jury. In addition, if Spotify violates the rights of thousands, even millions of its listeners, they can't band together to seek justice.
Interested in learning more, see the full text of Nan's piece at the Huffington Post.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
GUEST BLOG: The Supreme Court should protect Muslim worker from job discrimination for wearing a headscarf
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores, Inc., a case testing the rights of job applicants who need a religious accommodation from their would-be employer.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015
Abe Lincoln in a skirt; Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a beard
Michelle D. Schwartz
Director of Justice Programs
As I read Mike Sacks’s piece in the National Law Journal yesterday on Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, I was struck with a bout of déjà vu.