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Knut Fournier has published Torture Justification in ‘24’: Aesthetics of the Bush AdministrationIn the context of the War on Terror, fiction is a support of ideologies for the Bush administration. The TV series '24' resorts on all legal justifications of torture made by the Bush administration, and...
24 Hour Fitness Ruled Out Of Shape: Barred From Using Arbitration Provision In FLSA Collective Action
There has been a lot of legal news being made recently concerning arbitration agreements and the Fair Labor Standards Act. Many of these cases have gone for the employer. In a recent case, however the Fifth Circuit on ruled that a class action could proceed judicially, despite the existence...
There is no job classification or category that is immune to “sponsoring” a FLSA collective action. A recent case highlights this maxim. A group of personal trainers and sales counselors who work for 24 Hour Fitness USA, Incorporated have filed two collective actions,...
It appears that Congress is taking seriously the mandate from the Obama Administration regarding Internet privacy issues. In February, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy announced the creation of a new subcommittee called Privacy, Technology and the Law, which will oversee laws and...
Last month, California Representative Jackie Speier introduced H.R. 654, the so-called Do Not Track Me Online bill, to Congress. The bill is the first response to the Federal Trade Commission’s December 2010 request for the establishment of a Do Not Track registry for online users that would be...