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  • Answers to Common Employer Questions About Transgender Employees Read More
  • Sunnyvale: Trial Between City and Alternative School Over Zoning Comes to a Close
    Burke Attorney John R. Yeh cited in San Jose Mercury News Article about Zoning Trial. Read More
  • May 2016 Prison Break - Correctional Liability Update
    Stopping the Runaway Jury
    The Ninth Circuit Holds that Prohibiting the Possession of Marijuana Does Not Violate teh RFRA:  An Analysis of Oklevueha Native American and Church of Hawaii, Inc., Michael Rex Mooney v. Lynch, et al.
    Hamby v. Hammond: The Power of Qualified Immunity in Eighth Amendment Indifference Cases
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  • Curiouser and Curiouser: Expansion of the Duty to Reasonably Accommodate Disability
    For the first time, the California Court of Appeal held that the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) creates a duty to reasonably accommodate an applicant or employee who is associated with a disabled person. The holding of Castro-Ramirez v. Dependable Highway Express, Inc. is unprecedented and there is a possibility that it will be appealed to the California Supreme Court. However, based on this decision, California employers are required to engage in a good faith interactive process to consider reasonable accommodations for an employee or applicant who associates with a disabled person. Read More
  • Strategies for Enforcing the Mental Illness Limitation Under De Novo Review Read More