ALEXANDER HYDER ABRITRATION AGREEMENTS – COLLECTIVE ACTION WAIVERS –FEDERAL ARBITRATION ACT –Over the last two decades, the Supreme Court of the United States has been attempting to shrink lower court dockets with decisions both protecting and promoting the use of arbitration. What seems commendable in the abstract, however, has come at a steep price in […]
‘WORKING FROM HOME’ OR ‘SHIRKING FROM HOME’: MCMILLAN V. CITY OF NEW YORK’S EFFECT ON THE ADA
MARY HANCOCK Americans with Disabilities Act – Largely due to the rise of the technology era, the employment landscape across the United States has dramatically changed through past decades. Congress has provided little guidance to courts who are struggling to apply antiquated case law to cutting edge technology. The Americans […]
Volume 15.2 Table of Contents
ANOTHER POTENTIAL CAPITAL GAIN: CAN AN EXCHANGE OF CONDOMINIUM UNITS FOR COOPERATIVE APARTMENTS QUALIFY AS A SECTION 1031 LIKE-KIND EXCHANGE?> Dr. Valeriya Avdeev THE STOCK ACT: IS IT NECESSARY AND IF SO IS IT A SUFFICIENT SOLUTION? Joshua Michael Brick SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: HURDLES OF A MODERN “ROSIE THE RIVETER” Maggie […]
ANOTHER POTENTIAL CAPITAL GAIN: CAN AN EXCHANGE OF CONDOMINIUM UNITS FOR COOPERATIVE APARTMENTS QUALIFY AS A SECTION 1031 LIKE-KIND EXCHANGE?
DR. VALERIYA AVDEEV Consider the following hypothetical: A sole owner and member of a New York Limited Liability Company (LLC) contemplates an exchange of five condominium units and some monetary consideration for three cooperative apartments. All of the properties are located in the improving neighborhoods of New York City. The […]
THE STOCK ACT: IS IT NECESSARY AND IF SO IS IT A SUFFICIENT SOLUTION?
JOSHUA MICHAEL BRICK The original version of the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act (hereinafter “the STOCK Act”) was introduced by U.S. Representatives Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) (hereinafter “Representative Slaughter”) and Brian Baird (D-Wash.) (hereinafter “Representative Baird”) in the House of Representatives on March 28, 2006. Upon introducing the STOCK Act, […]
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: HURDLES OF A MODERN “ROSIE THE RIVETER”
MAGGIE M. LEWIS In the early twentieth century, the primary role of women in society was to take care of the home while their husbands went to work. As World War II began to intensify in 1941, the definition of the word “home” quickly began to change to include a […]