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Court Not “Up In the Air”: Travel for Work Does Not Violate “Familial Association” Right

Posted in Discrimination & Harassment, Litigation

George Clooney famously made business travel look (somewhat) cool in the movie, Up in the Air. Clooney’s character was single (really, would you expect otherwise?) and business travel was a bit glamorous (though a bit tedious as well). Perhaps not surprisingly, absent from the movie was a discussion of whether business travel could be the… Continue Reading

Second Circuit Throws Out Demoted Dean’s First Amendment Claim

Posted in Litigation

The Second Circuit ruled Friday that the University of Connecticut is entitled to "qualified immunity" on a School of Engineering Dean’s claim that he was demoted in violation of his First Amendment rights to free speech.  The case has very important ramifications for public employers on how they can deal with criticism from managerial-level employees…. Continue Reading