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Vaccine Mandates in California

On August 5, 2021, California’s Department of Public Health mandated that all healthcare workers in California must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by September 30, 2021. This mandate applies to healthcare workers employed in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, clinics, doctor’s offices, hospice facilities, and dialysis...
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Can My Employer Mandate COVID-19 Vaccination?

May a California employer require its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19? This is a question with much commentary yet little clarity. The answer depends on the circumstances. California is one of the few states that does not require religious exemptions to vaccine mandates to...
Elected Officials Are Subject to “Matter of Public Concern” Exception Under California’s New Revenge Porn Statute

Elected Officials Are Subject to “Matter of Public Concern” Exception Under California’s New Revenge Porn Statute

Colloquially referred to as the “revenge porn” statute, California Civil Code Section 1708.85 wasenacted in 2018 to create a private right of action in connection with the unauthorized distribution of sexually explicit materials. The statute includes an exception to liability where thedistributed material “constitutes a...
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What Can You Recover When Words Hurt?

Recovery takes many different forms when you’ve been a victim of another’s intentionally wrongful behavior. As a victim, physical and emotional recovery will likely be your primary focus initially, but when it comes time to consider whether to involve the court system to rectify your...
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When Revenge Porn and the First Amendment Collide

Sometimes referred to as “revenge porn” or “nonconsensual pornography,” the act of sharing intimate images of another without their consent has the potential to create both criminal and civil penalties in California. Civil claims, governed by California Civil Code section 1708.85, may be sought when...
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If You’re Thinking of Suing Your Employer, Think Twice Before You Quit

Suing Your Employer in California - Things You Should Know Sometimes, employees work in environments so intolerable that they quit their job and then sue their employer for wrongful termination. What these employees might not realize is the leverage they lose over their employer by...

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