08/06/2007 - Mayors, governors, and civil libertarians gave Congress an earful about the REAL ID Act, saying that it is costly, impractical, and will put private data at risk. They are pushing for a revised law.
07/31/2007 - A male assistant manager at a truck stop filed charges of sexual harassment when the company responded to his complaint by forcing him to move to another location 120 miles away; the courts ruled that it constituted an adverse action.
07/31/2007 - A medical testing company was sued by a former employee for religious discrimination, because it wanted him to work Saturday, his Sabbath. The court ruled in the company's favor, finding no religious discrimination.
07/31/2007 - A woman sued a casino operator for false arrest and false imprisonment after she was ejected for picking up a dropped slot-machine token. A U.S. district court upheld the awarding of large punitive damages because the security staff's conduct was deemed egregious.
07/31/2007 - Pediatricians may not seem like first-responders, but in a terror attack, they would need to be ready to treat children. A new report discusses their roles in disaster preparedness and response.