I read frequently about legal opinions interpreting various laws governing the employer-employee relationship. Less often, I encounter one concerning the employment lawyer-client relationship. So when I came across a recent case, Bevan & Associates, LPA, Inc., et al. v Yost, et al., No. 18-3262 (6th Cir. 7/8/19), in which the Sixth Circuit discussed the constitutionality of a state law banning solicitation of workers’ compensation...read more
As most of us know, the First Amendment protects “freedom of association,” among the various protections it offers. And, what could be much more associational than marriage? Courts refer to that as “intimate association.” The constitutional right to intimate association protects the formation and preservation of certain kinds of highly personal relationships, thereby restricting governmental intrusion and interference. A recent...read more
Kollman & Saucier
Keri Borzilleri, a former high-ranking Assistant State’s Attorney (ASA) who worked for nine years in the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s office, was fired without cause just four days after Marilyn Mosby took office as the newly elected lead prosecutor in 2015. Though no explanation was publicly given, Borzilleri was likely terminated for having supported Mosby’s political opponent, Gregg Bernstein, during the election cycle. According to...read more
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