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Title IX For Students: Section D, Sexual Harassment

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 19, 2022
Title IX discrimination law Section D on Sexual Harassment in educational institutions

In the final installment of the Title IX For Students blog series, sexual harassment is the main point of discussion. While the actual Title IX document has limited information on this facet of discrimination based on sex, there was previously a comprehensive guide dedicated to defining, outlining, and discussing the details of sexual harassment published […]

Title IX For Students: Section C, Specific Provisions

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 11, 2022
The specific rules that Title IX has to enforce and abide by.

  In part two of the Title IX For Students blog series, the focus pans away from the general overview of discrimination and the categories that it has under Section A, and instead moves to the specific provisions pertinent to students outlined in Section C. These provisions cover a variety of different topics that are […]

Title IX For Students: Section A, General Discriminatory Conduct

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 3, 2022
Title IX Sex and Gender discrimination student rights

  According to the Department of Justice, the Title IX law is, in a general sense, “…a comprehensive federal law that has removed many barriers that once prevented people, on the basis of sex, from participating in educational opportunities and careers of their choice.” This is a law very closely intertwined with Title VI, actually […]

When Can I Sue For Police Misconduct?

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on January 30, 2022
Are you a victim of police brutality, wrongful arrest, or other unlawful action by law enforcement? Call us.

Police misconduct is a disturbingly common phenomenon. Around 1 in 4.7 officers are implicated for some act of misconduct in their lifetime, according to the 2010 National Police Misconduct Statistics and Reporting Project (NPMSRP). Each year, thousands of Americans face frightening, unwarranted mistreatment from police officers. Misconduct can take many forms, but, across the board, […]

5 Signs You May Be In A Hostile Work Environment

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 24, 2021
Toxic Work Environment Lawyer in Louisville, Kentucky

Nobody begins a new job thinking that they’ll have to deal with a hostile workplace or toxic employer. And, unfortunately, many people don’t even realize that they’re in an inhospitable environment until it has taken a toll on their mental, physical, or financial wellbeing. That’s because it’s easy to convince yourself that your dissatisfaction at […]

Is It Workplace Harassment? Learn More From An Experienced Harassment Attorney

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on May 26, 2021

Have you ever experienced something that felt like it could be workplace harassment, but you felt unsure to take action? Maybe it was an isolated event, or you didn’t think anyone would believe you, or you didn’t want to lose your job. You tried to minimize your experience, to move on, while the situation continued […]

Workplace Sexual Harassment, Title VII, and Your Rights

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on April 10, 2020
workplace sexual harassment

Conversations about sexual harassment have become more common in recent years. As a systemic social issue, sexual harassment can occur in any workplace setting. Around 38% of all women and 14% of all men report experiencing a form of sexual harassment at work. In fact, some industries having much higher rates. In addition, over 70% […]

How To Protect Yourself From Internet & Phone Call Scams

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on December 10, 2019
scams

We live in an age of information technology. People have constant access to the internet and can easily find any information they need. Despite this, many fall for internet and phone call scams. These scams can cost you thousands of dollars and cause a great deal of stress. Here’s a look at some of the […]

What To Expect The First Time You Meet With Your Lawyer

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on November 28, 2019
what to expect

Today many lawyers offer free consultations. You can book an appointment and speak with a professional about your case for some time. This is an important meeting because you have the time to assess the lawyer and determine whether they’re the right fit for you. A lawyer can make or break a case, so hiring […]

Debt Collection Harassment – 8 Facts You Should Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on October 15, 2019
debt collection harassment

A lot of people have never dealt with debt collectors so they’re reluctant or even fearful to take a debt collector’s call or receive letters about credit card debts that they may owe. Experts say that the consumers need to face the facts and deal with any debt collector that comes their way. However, as […]