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Biden Administration Drops Lawsuit Against Yale’s Application Process

The Justice Department under President Joe Biden has voluntarily withdrawn its lawsuit claiming that the Yale application process violated Title XI’s prohibition against racial discrimination. However, the move may be more political than precedenti… Read More
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COO’s Pinterest Lawsuit for Gender Discrimination Settled for $22.5 Million

Can a woman be an executive and still face gender discrimination? Former Pinterest COO sued the social media company, saying she was fired when she spoke out against discrimination at work. Now the company has settled her lawsuit for $22.5 million, p… Read More
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Fired for Getting Divorced: Columbia Professor Files Gender Bias and Marital Status Discrimination Lawsuit

Pschiatric professor Maria Karayiorgou has filed a gender bias and marital status discrimination lawsuit against Columbia University under the New York City Human Rights Law. She says her invitation to the Zucker Institute was rescinded after her ex-… Read More
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African Americans Facing Racial Discrimination Must Choose Between COVID and Masks

African Americans, especially larger black men, often face racial discrimination and fear at work and by their neighborhood police officers. In 2020 and 2021, the Coronavirus pandemic response had everyone from the CDC to local mayors begging people… Read More
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The Cyberbullying Symposium Recording and Video Message from Congressman Josh Gottheimer

The Cyberbullying Symposium Recording Eisenberg & Baum hosted The Cyberbullying Symposium on Wednesday, May 12th, moderated by Partner Juyoun Han, Esq. Watch the full event by clicking the image below (CC available): Learn more about the class ac… Read More
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LA Times Reports on Class Action Lawsuit filed by Eisenberg & Baum over cyberbullying

LA Times is reporting on the class action lawsuit that Eisenberg & Baum have filed on behalf of Carson Bride, a young cyberbullying victim, against app makers of Snapchat, YOLO, and LMK, opining that “Suit against Snap over suicide may test… Read More
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has come under fire and is facing a call to resign in the wake of several sexual harassment allegations. The claims cut short Cuomo’s previous popularity from his response to the Coronavirus, and show how quickly publ… Read More
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Oregon Sued After Setting Aside $62M of COVID Relief Funds for Black Business Owners

The Oregon legislature set aside millions of dollars of federal COVID-19 relief funding specifically for Black-owned businesses. For Black business owners, this was an acknowledgment of both a history of racial discrimination and the fact that the co… Read More
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Cyberbullying: Technology, Responsibility, and Community Safeguards

REGISTER HERE “Cyberbullying: Technology, Responsibility, and Community Safeguards” [FREE EVENT OPEN TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC] Join us on Wednesday, May 12th at 7pm EDT for a symposium on Cyberbullying. Cyberbullying can happen to any child – w… Read More
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Fact Checking NYPD Facial Recognition Final Policy

The NYPD has published its final policies for all 36 of the technology tools that are used for surveillance within the City. Eisenberg & Baum’s AI Fairness and Data Privacy Practice Group and URBAN AI (founder Renee Cummings, criminologist and… Read More
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