Charter School Application

The Fifth Circuit ruled against a charter school CEO who sued the superintendent of the Louisiana Department of Education for retaliation. The CEO claims her charter school application was denied because she expressed her opinions on using corporal punishment on a reality television show called “America’s Supernanny.”

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Desk Discovery Not Harassment

An Illinois appeals court ruled against a former employee of a community college who claimed she was fired for reporting sexual harassment after she found pornographic pictures in a colleague’s desk drawer. The former employee did not have permission to access the desk and the colleague never committed any overt acts of sexual harassment toward her.

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Former NY Senate Hopeful Sues Over Jail Strip Search

A former Republican candidate for the New York Senate who was sentenced to prison two years ago in an apartment-rental scam claims in a lawsuit filed Friday that he was forced to strip naked and undergo a body-cavity search as punishment for complaining about inadequate medical treatment.

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