Category: Michael Harper

Why the Courts Can’t Save LGBT Americans From Discrimination

The Atlantic Michael Harper, School of Law Some United States judges would like to protect transgender kids from discrimination at school… Expert quote: “You’re treating them differently because of their sexual activity, or the sexual activity in which they want to engage—that’s closer to activities or desires, rather than sexual status.” View full article

One Step Closer To Collective Bargaining, Some Temp Workers Unionize

NPR “All Things Considered” Michael Harper, School of Law Advocates for temporary workers are celebrating a decision by the National Labor Relations Board to broaden the definition of joint employers — a move that could bring many temp workers closer to collective bargaining… Expert quote: “Oh, your employees formed a union, a temp agency? We’re […]

Experts Media Alert – Tom Brady and “Deflategate”

Months after the “Deflategate” controversy sprung up in the wake of the New England Patriots‘ AFC Championship win against the Indianapolis Colts in January, NFL officials have again ruled to uphold Patriots QB Tom Brady’s four game suspension. Guilty or not, Brady will have to take the issue up in federal court to have his punishment reduced or […]