Category Archives: Labor & Employment Law

Craig Robert Senn, Knowing and Voluntary Waivers of Federal Employment Claims: Replacing the Totality of Circumstances Test with a “Waiver Certainty” Test

58 Fla. L. Rev. 305 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Suppose you own a company and you decide to terminate an employee. Other employees have unsuccessfully sued your company for federal employment discrimination, and you want to avoid … Continue reading

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Linda Kelly Hill, The Feminist Misspeak of Sexual Harassment

57 Fla. L. Rev. 133 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Feminism is out of control. I recently attended an academic conference on domestic violence where, as usual, the speakers and the audience were virtually all women. As is … Continue reading

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Kelly Cahill Timmons, Accommodating Misconduct under the Americans with Disabilities Act

57 Fla. L. Rev. 187 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: An employer discharges an anesthesiologist with sleep apnea for falling asleep during surgical procedures. Another employer discharges a manager with post-traumatic stress disorder for an angry confrontation with … Continue reading

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Baher Azmy, Squaring the Predatory Lending Circle: A Case for States as Laboratories of Experimentation

57 Fla. L. Rev. 295 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Like obscenity, “predatory lending” in the home-mortgage market eludes a precise or uniform definition; the phenomenon instead frequently evokes an “I know it when I see it” understanding … Continue reading

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Kelly M. Moore, Pretext Instructions in Employment Discrimination Cases: Inferring a New Disadvantage for Plaintiffs: Conroy v. Abraham Chevrolet-Tampa, Inc., 375 F.3d 1228 (11th Cir. 2004)

57 Fla. L. Rev. 411 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: Petitioner was fired from his position as the commercial fleet sales manager for Respondent’s car dealership in January of 2001. Respondent told Petitioner that he was being fired … Continue reading

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Edward C. Lyons, In Incognito -The Principle of Double Effect in American Constitutional Law

57 Fla. L. Rev. 469 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Relying explicitly on the “principle of double effect” for the first time in American law, the Supreme Court in Vacco v. Quill -a decision noteworthy if for no … Continue reading

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