Author Archives: Aaron Morris

What you can do when your HOA’s Architectural Committee denies your request

Last week I wrote an article that responds to the question, “Can an HOA reduce the amount of unpaid fees that I owe?” I have already been able to refer callers to that article for a detailed response to the … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Red Bikini — A Facebook Tale

I present now a fascinating case that serves to illustrate a couple of points about Internet defamation. We’ll call this one the Girl in the Red Bikini. Enter the Fayette County School District in Georgia. School District administrators decided it … Continue reading

Jury Gets it Right – AEG Live Not Responsible for Michael Jackson’s Death

A Los Angeles jury just decided that Dr. Conrad Murray was hired by AEG Live, but that the company has no responsibility for any negligence by Dr. Murray that led to the death of Michael Jackson. Attorneys for the plaintiffs … Continue reading

Defamation is Bad, but it Doesn’t Justify Chilling Free Speech

Our neighbors to the North are very American-like, until you get to issues of free speech. Most view Canada as the “least protective of free speech in the English-speaking world.” Reasonable minds can differ on some of Canada’s laws, such … Continue reading

Anti-SLAPP Victory: Reality Television is Free Speech

The reality show “Storage Wars” has created a case that offers some important anti-SLAPP (and litigation) lessons. In December, David Hester filed a lawsuit against A&E Television Networks alleging that producers of Storage Wars rigged the reality-television series by salting storage lockers with valuable … Continue reading

Women Can be Fired for Being Too Attractive, Says Iowa Supreme Court

A seemingly horrible decision out of Iowa provides an extreme example of how discrimination is only actionable if it involves a protected class. In a very rare move, the Iowa Supreme Court had already issued a ruling in this case … Continue reading

Newsflash to Judge Lynn Hughes: Lactation is Related to Pregnancy

I reported a little over a year ago about a discrimination case out of Texas. A fired employee sued for wrongful termination based on discrimination, claiming that she was fired due to her request to use the bathroom to breast-pump. … Continue reading

Reporting a Fact is Never Defamatory

It is never defamation to report a fact, even if that fact is that a person was charged with a crime they did not commit. I understand why callers sometimes don’t understand this distinction. The completely innocent caller was falsely … Continue reading

California Court of Appeal Rejects “Multi-Tasking” Argument for Exempt Employees

An interesting case involving the Safeway grocery chain could have some far reaching ramifications for California employers. First a little law. In California, a manager can be exempt from overtime pay, so long as the manager is “primarily engaged” in … Continue reading