Federal Judge rules veteran's constitutional rights were violated. The Judge ruled in the Western District of Michigan that the tourist island destination of Mackinac had unlawfully violated the rights of Ben Horn by depriving him of his right to use his veterans' license. The court had previously upheld the Island's right to ban vending on the roadways, which it did by ordinance in the fall of 2011. This most recent order, however, found that preventing Mr. Horn from engaging in his business before the passage of the ordinance was unconstitutional.
Nacht Law Employment Disability Rights advocates are proud contributors to the Michigan Brain Injury Association's Legal Conference. The Conference on legal issues impacting TBI patients, caregivers, and their medical providers will take place in Livonia this Thursday, June 13. Attorneys and contributors will address the many complex legal issues facing clients with brain injuries.
NachtLaw attorney Ned Macey have recently brought a lawsuit for, among other things, First Amendment Retaliation, on behalf of a former sheriff's deputy who was fired after he went to the local press about concerns about race discrimination. Local press of the suit can be found at : http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2013/05/former_shiawassee_county_jail.html#incart_river
Recent reform in teacher tenure has led to a number of significant changes in the employment arena as it pertains to teachers in Michigan school districts. Previous to July 19, 2011 tenured teachers in the State of Michigan could only be fired with "just cause." Recent legislature, however, now allows school districts to fire tenured teachers for any reason that is not "arbitrary and capricious."
NachtLaw attorney Nicholas Roumel settles lawsuit involving violations of civil rights and the Whistleblower Protection Act on behalf of former Munson Medical Center worker. Recent press of the suit is featured in the Traverse City Record Eagle here: http://record-eagle.com/local/x1169354082/Fired-Munson-clinic-employee-settles-lawsuit