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G&E Obtains Favorable Ruling in Wrongful Death and Disability Discrimination Case

In a recent decision, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia held that Plaintiff’s claims for wrongful death and disability discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act can proceed. This follows a motion to dismiss by defendant CoreCivic, Inc., who operates the Stewart Detention Center in Georgia. The plaintiff filed the lawsuit in July [...]

2021-07-09T10:59:51-05:00By |Categories: Civil Rights, Discrimination, Rights of Inmates in Prisons and Jails|Comments Off on G&E Obtains Favorable Ruling in Wrongful Death and Disability Discrimination Case

Delaware Law Weekly Profiles G&E’s Civil Rights Litigator Kimberly Evans 

Firm Principal Kimberly Evans leads civil rights cases all over the country, representing individuals whose rights have been violated. In an interview with Delaware Law Weekly, Ms. Evans shares how her caseload has increased since the start of COVID-19, and how the pandemic has impacted the way she litigates her cases. Adapting to a virtual world [...]

2021-06-28T14:04:22-05:00By |Categories: Civil Rights|Comments Off on Delaware Law Weekly Profiles G&E’s Civil Rights Litigator Kimberly Evans 

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

The National Trial Lawyers has selected Grant & Eisenhofer principal 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 [...]

2021-07-13T08:31:38-05:00By |Categories: Civil Rights|Tags: |Comments Off on Principal Kimberly Evans Named to Top 10 in Civil Rights and Women’s Rights in Delaware

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|Comments Off on COVID-19 Pandemic Widens Gender Gap As Women Leave the Workforce

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: |Comments Off on Title IX Information Required On School Websites Under New Regulations