Political Campaigns and Employment Laws

Political campaigns are labor intensive efforts. Campaign workers can be volunteers, paid independent contractors or employees. Campaigns may also contract with other entities, such as another campaign committee or party committee, to provide labor. The federal Fair...
DO NOT THROW OUT THAT OLD DICTIONARY

DO NOT THROW OUT THAT OLD DICTIONARY

Do not throw out that old dictionary. Or, if you must, make sure that you have access to a place that keeps old books. The law is written in words. Often disputes arise over the meaning of words in contracts or statutes or constitutions. Recently, the United States...
Statutory Interpretation and Sexual Orientation

Statutory Interpretation and Sexual Orientation

Statutory interpretation hardly is a sexy subject. But, competing views on how statutes should be interpreted are very much a current issue with respect to whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual...