Civil Rights

Video Discussion: Bostock and Our Civil Rights Practice

US Supreme Court Building

In the eighth episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss new developments in civil rights law. We first address the recent landmark United States Supreme Court decision in the case of Bostock v. Clayton…

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Video Discussion: Civil Rights with Senator Tim Kaine

Senator Tim Kaine

In the very special seventh episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., firm investigator Isaac Van Patten, and future law student and lawyer Kerin Daly, are joined by U.S. Senator Tim Kaine, who has served as one of Virginia’s two representatives in the United States…

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Video Discussion: Election Law

"I voted" sticker

In the sixth episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., associate attorney Daniel J. Martin, and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten discuss how COVID-19 has impacted election law, specifically with respect to local elections, and a recent case in which our firm helped to ease…

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Video Discussion: Changes to Virginia Law for 2020

New Laws on the Books

In the fourth episode of our firm’s video web series, which can be viewed below, firm owner John P. Fishwick, Jr., and firm investigator Isaac Van Patten are joined by Senator Creigh Deeds (D-25), a member of the Senate of Virginia who has represented the 25th district (Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Alleghany County, Bath County, Highland County,…

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COVID-19 Restrictions and the First Amendment

U.S. Constitution

For the past several weeks, COVID-19 or novel coronavirus has spread throughout the United States, contributing to an unprecedented pandemic. From school to work to where we shop and eat, this serious disease impacted almost every facet of our daily lives. State governments have responded to COVID-19 in various ways, including through executive orders. These…

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Title IX and Employment Discrimination

: Title IX and employment discrimination

In the same way that educational institutions and school systems must not discriminate in their treatment of men and women’s sports programs, educational institutions and school systems that receive federal funds cannot discriminate on the basis of sex in employment. Accordingly, in appropriate circumstances, a claim under Title IX for employment discrimination, either on its…

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