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June 2010

Insubordination Trumps Discrimination Claim

By Blog, Employment Law

Last month, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (which hears appeals of cases decided in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin) affirmed that an employee’s allegations of discrimination under Title VII can be overcome by a showing that the employer had a legitimate reason for the termination – insubordination.

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Electronic Discovery Update

By Blog, Employment Law, Litigation

n the last post on Electronic Discovery Compliance, this blog explored Judge Sheindlin’s most recent decision involving litigation opponents’ duties to preserve and produce evidence during litigation, The Pension Committee of the University of Montreal Pension Plan v. Banc of America Sec., LLC. In May 2010, Judge Sheindlin entered an important amendment to her decision.

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Cellular Antenna Site Lease Agreements: Be Smart

By Blog, Real Estate Law

More and more real property owners across the country are finding themselves in the enviable position of receiving an out-of-the-blue offer to lease space on their property for a cellular telecommunications antenna site. Almost any property owner will be interested in generating income from an unused portion of his property, but cell site leases are a different animal and the smart owner will not simply jump at any offer.

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