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If At First You Don’t Succeed: DOL Proposes New Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor has recently announced a proposed rule to increase the salary threshold for "white collar" exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act minimum wage and overtime requirements.

Federal Judges Are Appointed for Life, Not For Eternity

In an interesting case out of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order that invalidated a Ninth Circuit decision authored by a Ninth Circuit judge who died before public release of the decision.

World History Curriculum Not Violative of Student’s First Amendment Rights

A panel of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a student's Establishment Clause and Free Speech Clause challenges to curricular statements concerning Islamic beliefs.