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Man Exonerated, Receives $3.1 Million Settlement After Decades in Jail

After close to 40 years behind bars for a murder that he did not commit, Frederick Clay was released from prison and awarded a $3.1 million settlement. Mr. Clay, now 57-years old, was exonerated three years ago after investigators reached a conclusion that the Boston Police Department’s poor investigation led to his wrongful conviction. The settlement [...]

2020-11-20T12:03:52-06:00By |Categories: Wrongful Conviction|Tags: |0 Comments

Director Kimberly Evans Named to Top 10 in Civil Rights and Women’s Rights in Delaware

The National Trial Lawyers has selected Grant & Eisenhofer director Kimberly Evans for inclusion to the Top 10 Civil Rights Trial Lawyers Association as well as the Top 10 Women’s Rights Trial Lawyers Association. The honor of membership is bestowed upon only a select group of attorneys in each state who have exhibited superior leadership skills [...]

2020-11-16T13:33:36-06:00By |Categories: Civil Rights|Tags: |0 Comments

COVID-19 Pandemic Widens Gender Gap As Women Leave the Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted women in the workforce who are managing careers along with new realities at home. Following the shut-down of many schools and childcare centers across the country, families with infants and school-aged children were sent scrambling to provide child care and oversee in-home classroom learning — a task that often falls [...]

2020-11-13T15:36:09-06:00By |Categories: Civil Rights|0 Comments

Grant & Eisenhofer Attorneys Charge Forward with Wrongful Conviction Case

Grant & Eisenhofer attorneys, including director Kimberly Evans and noted civil rights attorney Joshua Dubin, of counsel at G&E, along with co-counsel David Rudolph, a renowned civil rights lawyer, successfully defeated a motion to dismiss in Aguirre-Jarquin v. Seminole County et al (USDC FL-MD 20-0025). The wrongful conviction and imprisonment lawsuit alleges a number of Section 1983 [...]

Maryland Employers Required to Disclose Workplace Sexual Harassment Settlements

To comply with the Disclosing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Act of 2018, every employer in Maryland with 50 or more employees must now report sexual harassment settlements to the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights (“MCCR”). The MCCR will soon publish the aggregate statistics of settlements reported. Employers are also required to submit this information again [...]

Title IX Information Required On School Websites Under New Regulations

According to new regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education, certain Title IX information must be prominently posted on school websites. This information includes contact information of the school’s Title IX coordinator(s), the school’s non-discrimination policy, and materials used to train the school’s Title IX personnel. The requirement will go into effect on August 14, 2020. [...]

2020-08-18T12:04:32-05:00By |Categories: Civil Rights|Tags: |0 Comments

Protecting Your Civil Rights in a Post-Floyd World

When George Floyd, an African-American man, was killed by a police officer during an arrest in Minneapolis, MN in May 2020, it set off a firestorm of protests. People objecting to the circumstances of his death, and to police violence against black people in general, organized protests across the United States and internationally. Reactions to Floyd’s [...]

Supreme Court Decides That Gay, Transgender Employee Rights Covered by Title VII

On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark opinion prohibiting workplace gender bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  This decision was a groundbreaking victory for LGBTQ employees, protecting gay and transgender workers from discrimination. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which was passed in 1964, contains a provision outlawing discrimination [...]

2020-08-18T11:56:39-05:00By |Categories: Discrimination|Tags: |0 Comments

What Is Considered Sexual Harassment at Work?

What is considered sexual harassment at work? When and where can it happen? Many people do not know the answers to these questions and fail to report unwanted encounters in the workplace. If you question whether you are experiencing sexual harassment at work, chances are something is not right. Below, our civil rights lawyers outline what you [...]

Special Needs Student Bullied and Punched in Texas High School

Police and school administrators are looking into an alleged bullying incident that occurred at a public high school in Hidalgo, Texas. Video footage of the incident shows a student punch an autistic classmate during a history lesson in a non-special needs classroom. The video has been circulating on social media in violation of the student’s rights [...]

2020-02-25T09:26:40-06:00By |Categories: Bullying|0 Comments