The Paley Rothman Blog

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Family Law, Litigation

Cheating in the 21st Century – How Adultery Has Changed in the Digital Age and How to Prove It

With the continued proliferation of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other websites, as well as the use of other digital tools and devices, how does someone without access to a hacker find out if their spouse has strayed and secure that information without going to jail?

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Employment Law

Fourth Circuit Applies 9-Factor Joint Employer Test; Affirms Dismissal of Discrimination Case

In August 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued its decision in Butler v. Drive Automotive Industries of America, Inc., wherein it expressly adopted the “joint employment doctrine” for cases brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Late last month, the Fourth Circuit issued an unpublished decision in the case of Greene v. Harris Corporation that dealt with the 9-part joint employer test it adopted in Butler.

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