Labor & Employment Law

J.C. Van Lierop III, Post-9/11 Army Disability Decisions: Reinforcing Administrative Law Principles in Fitness and Disability Rating Determinations

61 Fla. L. Rev. 639 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Counter-Intuitive Trends in an Army at War “[T]o care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan . . . .” -Abraham Lincoln The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 catalyzed two wars in Afghanistan and […]

Brent J. Horton, In Defence of Private-Label Mortgage-Backed Securities

61 Fla. L. Rev. 827 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: The House Financial Services Committee recently concluded that lack of regulation of private-label mortgage-backed securities (MBS) is to blame for the unsustainable housing bubble that peaked in mid-2006-and consequentially, the economic crisis that ensued when the bubble burst. It is true that the […]

Huyen Pham, When Immigration Borders Move

61 Fla. L. Rev. 1115 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: With recent immigration enforcement efforts, we have created a completely new paradigm of moving borders: laws, enacted at all levels of government, that require proof of legal immigration status in order to obtain a driver’s license, a job, rental housing, government need-based assistance, […]

Timothy Zick, Clouds, Cameras, and Computers: The First Amendment and Networked Public Places

59 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: It seems to be a common assumption that physical places like parks, sidewalks, and public squares, and “cyber-places” like the Web, constitute separate locations of communication. In reality, however, the intersection and collision of these two spaces is imminent. In some respects it […]

Lindsay Roshkind, Employment Law: An Adverse Action Against Employers: The Supreme Court's Expansion of Title VII's Anti-Retaliation Provision

59 Fla. L. Rev. 707 (2007) | | | | TEXT :: State law required Petitioner to maintain workers’ compensation coverage for his freight trucking business. Petitioner contracted with Respondent to provide this insurance. After Petitioner canceled the policy and filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Respondent, in an amended claim, asserted that the unpaid premiums […]

Lisa M. Fairfax, Easier Said than Done? A Corporate Law Theory for Actualizing Social Responsibility Rhetoric

59 Fla. L. Rev. 771 (2007) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Post Enron has witnessed renewed concern regarding corporations’ failure to behave responsibly, both in terms of their ethical responsibility and in terms of their responsibilities to advance issues beyond financial matters, such as those that impact employees, customers, and the broader community. Many […]