How has the #MeToo movement positively/negatively affected reporting of sexual harassment at work? Where are we headed? Will this era's impact supersede the harassment claims of by-gone years? Watch Monday, February 26th at 7:00 PM
Are state "failing injured workers" by allowing big business to control their legislatures? And what toll are opioid drugs having on the system? (29:52)
Mandatory arbitration agreements– affecting everything from consumer agreements to employment contacts– is before SCOTUS this term. A former #MeToo Silence Breaker filed an amicus brief asking the hight court if arbitration agreement violated federal labor laws. (0:47)
PA Superior Court has seen three cases of what is becoming the hottest topic of dispute in family court: in loco parentis. Grandparents rights, same-sex couples, and now boyfriends/girlfriends who helped raise the child are all asking the courts to step in and allow visitation.
Where do Nixon, Trump and the Pentagon Papers intersect? In 1968, President Johnson was concerned that candidate Nixon had violated the Logan Act by contacting for foreign power before the election. Is U.S. repeating history? (4:44)
The PA Superior Court has granted defendants a retrial in the 2014 landmark PA Supreme Court case Tincher v. Omega Flex which recalibrated product liability law. The court highlighted the importance of jury instructions that outlined the new definition of "defect." (28:16)
Following two additional Mid-Atlantic Emmy® awards for broadcasting excellence, ALJ is pleased to announce Philadelphia PBS station WHYY is presenting ALJ to public television stations. Read more, become a "Friend of ALJ" and DONATE here.
The Trump administration loosens CMS's ability to fine nursing homes for negligence. It’s a victory for the industry— but does it place nursing home residents in greater peril with less legal protection? (1:14)