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What Is A Religion? Or “I know It When I See It.” By Phillip J. Griego

One of the great things about the practice of law is that it is never dull or boring. A new unpublished case confirms this opinion. Plaintiff and appellant Marshel Copple filed a case under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) alleging religious discrimination and harassment, failure to accommodate religious practices, retaliation based on his religion, and constructive discharge for his religious practices. 741 more words

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LOUISIANA BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT - 5 CHANGES THAT MAY AFFECT YOUR CORPORATION

By Katherine Guidry Douthitt

On January 1, the complete overhaul of the Louisiana Business Corporations Act adopting the Model Business Corporations Act recently approved by the legislature became effective.  414 more words

Louisiana Law

How to Prove Discrimination When There is No Smoking Gun

More often than not, employees do not have direct evidence of discrimination.  Occasionally an employer will say or write something that clearly indicates an unlawful motive, but in most cases the employee tries to prove the “discriminatory animus” through various other methods.   592 more words

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Egypt requires visas for all tourists before arrival starting May 15th

You can only get visas at the airport if you “are part of a tour company” but no longer for individuals. Very weird move imho especially since tourism was starting to pick up lately. 102 more words

Travel

Ga. House passes bill exempting Kia from competitive bidding

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia House has passed a bill exempting state purchases of cars made in Georgia from competitive bidding.

The 153-15 vote on Wednesday sends the bill to the Senate for consideration. 101 more words

National

SC House panel asked to ban more abusers from possessing guns

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A House panel has opened debate on a bill intended to curb domestic violence in South Carolina, a week after the Senate passed its version. 125 more words

Local News

Man injured by ghost driver

Today at noon a man was hit on a sidewalk. Witness says that the car had no driver and it left the crash site after the incident. 71 more words

No Cure For Stupidity