The Supreme Court is considering whether “mixed-motive” retaliation claims are permissible under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
IP: Supreme Court holds that the “first sale” doctrine applies to copies of a copyrighted work lawfully made abroad
On March 19, in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., the Supreme Court, reversing the 2nd Circuit, resolving conflicting decisions from the federal appellate courts, and rejecting the solicitor general’s arguments, held that the “first sale” doctrine applies to lawful copies of a copyrighted work first sold abroad.
Under Title VII, an employer may be vicariously liable for creating a hostile work environment, without any showing of negligence, if a supervisor commits actionable harassment.
Congressional Republicans have set their sights on rescinding many of the Obama administration's rules.