Archives for July 2017

LGBT Protections in the Workplace

On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals held that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.[1] According to the complaint, Kimberly Hively, an openly lesbian, part-time, adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College, applied for a full-time position at least six times over […]

ELS presents How to Land and Leverage a Judicial Clerkship in Any Practice Area

ELS is proud to present a panel discussion on the impactful experience of a judicial clerkship and why it may be right for you. This event is on July 11, 2017 and will be held from 11:00 am-2:00 pm at the Richard B. Russell Federal Courthouse, Auditorium. Please RSVP by July 5, 2017 to Rukiya Davis […]

ELS Partner Jamala S. McFadden Appointed to Judicial Qualifications Commission

  Jamala McFadden has been appointed to a one-year term as the attorney member of the hearing panel for the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC). Members of the JQC are appointed by the Supreme Court, the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the House of Representatives. Jamala’s term begins July 1. Congratulations Jamala!