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Archive: Month: June 2020

Zarda v. Altitude Express: Decided by the Supreme Court for LGBT Workers Nationwide

  • By gantollino
  • Law posted:Appeals
  • Date:June 18, 2020

In June 2010, I filed an EEOC charge and, shortly thereafter, a complaint in the Eastern District of New York, alleging discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation as a subset of sex. We could not overcome earlier interpretations of the law, but I fought, first to a three-judge panel

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Pictures from Sunday’s Police Brutality Protest at Washington Square Park

© Gregory Antollino [caption id="attachment_1000" align="alignleft" width="240"] (We're living in a new world, but let's not abandon humor.)[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_1011" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Sunday, June 7, 2020, © Gregory Antollino[/caption] © Gregory Antollino (share with attribution)

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The George Floyd Protests and the Future

I've litigated many police misconduct cases. These include excessive force (or police brutality), false arrest, malicious prosecution, interference with fair trial by perjury, and other areas. I have mostly practiced employment discrimination because juries understand that; regrettably, most juries do not understand police brutality, but maybe, finally, they will now.

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