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Ace Ventura v. Joe Exotic

Nothing defined life in the time of COVID quite like Tiger King and, quite like COVID, we are still talking about Tiger King nearly two years later.  On Christmas Eve, the production company behind Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls sued Netflix and the producers of Tiger King for copyright infringement...

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RPJ Partner Nicole Page Quoted in Article on Ageism and Sexism in the Workplace

Yesterday, Nicole Page was quoted in an article by Deborah Copaken in her newsletter Ladyparts entitled, "Ageism Part II: Getting Fired." The essay explores the experiences of middle-aged women in corporate America facing termination as their employers seek more inexperienced employees that they can pay less, while male employees continue to...

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Lust, Love and Liability

Earlier this week, it was announced that CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker has resigned from his position, effective immediately.  A couple insiders reportedly stated that he was going to be fired if he did not quit. Mr. Zucker’s abrupt departure is but the latest headline-grabbing instance of a top executive...

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Supreme Court Reinstates Stay on Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers

In a 6-3 decision issued January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court cast significant doubt on the viability of a pillar of President Biden’s plan to fight to the spread of Covid-19. The Court’s majority held that challengers were likely to succeed on their claim that the Occupational Safety and Health...

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What Comes Next?

As Broadway Grapples with Reopening and Bringing in Patrons Some Shows Also Confront Lawsuits from Actors Alleging Discrimination and Termination Due to Protected Classes Including Religion and Gender While Broadway is up and running, and trying to stay that way despite lacking tourists, new variants of Covid, and the financial...

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RPJ Partner Nicole Page Quoted on SEC Investigation of “Frat Boy” Workplace Practices at Gaming Giant Activision Blizzard

Yesterday, RPJ Partner Nicole Page was quoted in Law360 in an article entitled, “A Cheat Sheet for Activision Blizzard’s Legal Woes.” Activision Blizzard, the largest gaming company in the Americas and Europe, has recently faced a slew of legal threats from the federal government concerning its workplace practices, ranging from...

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