• Oct 29
    Daily Journal, 30 years after Anita Hill's testimony, how can employers finally address the problem?

    Thirty Years ago, in October 1991, then-35-year-old Anita Hill, a young law school professor appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee and calmly and deliberately testified how her former boss, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, engaged in behavior that was both unwelcome and offensive to her, when they both worked at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 

  • Oct 13
    Daily Journal, Tesla verdict provides a simple lesson the hard way

    The words “justice” and “equity” have been on the front burner for several years, and no matter color, race or creed, Americans have always strived to interpret them in ways that support a universal idea of fairness. Lawyers often use the concepts of justice and equity when making closing arguments to juries to appeal to a sense of rightness or appropriate conduct..

    The recent $137 million jury verdict against Tesla in a racial discrimination case brought by Owen Diaz, a former African-American subcontractor of Tesla, is a perfect example of how Americans still harken back to ideals and principles enshrined in our Constitution and words engraved into stone atop the U.S. Supreme Court building: “Equal Justice Under Law.”

  • May 7
    Daily Journal, Should we 'flip the system' from litigation to mediation first?

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