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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Legal

LEGAL: Tennessee Supreme Court reaffirms collateral source rule

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ The collateral source rule bars a defendant in a personal injury case from introducing evidence of payments or benefits...

LEGAL: DOL proposed rule revising tip pooling rules

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ On Dec. 4, 2017, the Federal Department of Labor (DOL) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that will...

LEGAL: Are arbitration agreements really the big bad wolf?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ In December, bills were introduced in the House and Senate, both of which are referred to as the Ending...

DOJ reaffirms fundamental importance of religious liberty

The United States Supreme Court has a rich history of protecting individual religious liberty from intrusion by the state. The Court has defended a...

LEGAL: Conflict over sex, stereotypes, and status

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ On October 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum that garnered headlines as a major reversal of fortune...

LEGAL: Texas court nullifies Obama-era OT rate hike. What’s next?

By Jeff Jones Special to the UCBJ On Aug. 31, 2017, in Nevada v. U.S. Department of Labor, 2017 WL 3780085 (S.D. Tex.), a federal court...