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GCA Investment Banker Must Arbitrate Equal Pay, Sex Bias Claims

A former corporate attorney turned investment banker will have to arbitrate her claims that GCA Advisors LLC underpaid and otherwise discriminated against her because she is a woman, the Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday, rejecting a federal trial judge’s finding that she could keep those claims in court.

Injured Chef Can Sue Italian Maker of Chianti Bottle in Idaho

Italian bottle maker Zignago Vetro S.P.A. placed an allegedly defective Chianti bottle into the stream of commerce through a “wide and massive distribution network,” subjecting it to the jurisdiction of Idaho courts in a suit by an injured chef, the state’s top court ruled Wednesday.

Pennsylvania Prisoner Wins Revival Of Suit Over Accommodations

A mentally ill Pennsylvania prisoner who was placed on suicide watch convinced the Third Circuit on Wednesday to revive a complaint he brought against the state’s Department of Corrections and various prison officials for allegedly failing to reasonably accommodate him under the ADA.

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‘I’m Not a Cat’ Takeaways: 5 Virtual Court Tips from Judges

In the wake of lawyer cat, judges from across the country share advice lawyers must know to ace their virtual court appearances.

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