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RPJ Ventures Into TikTok

RPJ is proud to announce a new outreach initiative via the launch of Partner Ethan Krasnoo's TikTok presence. Intended to shed some light on common employment and entertainment and media issues, Ethan will feature short, educational videos that aim to inform the general audience of important legal issues. The first...

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Congratulations to RPJ Client Multitude Films on its Emmy Nomination for “Pray Away”

Pray Away produced by Multitude Films has been nominated for an Emmy Award under the category Outstanding Social Issue Documentary.    The film explores the “ex-gay movement” and how former leaders of Exodus International, once the largest conversion therapy organization in the world, have since come out as LGBTQ. The documentary sheds...

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Happy Anniversary to the Americans with Disabilities Act!

On July 26, 1990, thirty-two years ago today, the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) was enacted. Heralded as the world’s first comprehensive declaration of equality for people with disabilities, the ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in critical areas including employment, transportation,...

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Policy Excluding Female Employees from Supervising Prison Dry Cells Found Discriminatory

The Federal Correctional Institute in Memphis, Tennessee, (“FCI-Memphis”) is one of 122 prisons run by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). The inmates at FCI-Memphis are all males, but the institution has 49 female employees. Due to a chronic shortage of correctional officers, FCI-Memphis regularly “augments” (i.e. requires) females to...

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