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State Bar Counsel Intervenes to Keep Accused Attorney’s Sworn Testimony Confidential

In a strange twist, the Chief Disciplinary Counsel {CDC – the Bar’s grievance counsel} recently intervened in a lawsuit in which they were not a…

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How Can I Preserve My Discrimination Claim?

This question is asked of me a lot. Often it is in the context of the Human Resources (HR) Department in a College or University…

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I Can Say What I Want — Right?

I have had a definite uptick in inquiries about Free Speech and protecting tenure – and generally…just keeping your job. I am also being asked,…

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BIG CHANGE for Sexual Harassment Complainants – And You Could End Up Being Found Liable

On September 1st a new law involving sexual harassment complaints became effective, changing our Texas Labor Code in important ways. This new law makes a…

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New Sexual Harassment Laws Make YOU or Your Supervisor Personally Liable

Article originally published at: https://www.tact.org/post/new-sexual-harassment-laws-make-your-supervisor-personally-liable It’s important that you have a “heads up” about the effective date of some significant changes to the Texas Labor…

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Pitfalls of Communicating with Your Students through Social Media

See original article: https://www.tact.org/post/pitfalls-of-communicating-with-your-students-through-social-media Do you Tweet, Snapchat, Instagram, Text, or Email with your students? What if that student won’t email you and instead insists…

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