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- 2nd Circ. Urged to Nix Tribe's Hamptons Land Claims
Law360 | June 4, 2015
This feature story notes New York and other defendants’ request to the Second Circuit to uphold the dismissal of the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s complaint saying the appeals court’s precedent of denying such tribal land claims is well-settled. Long Island commercial litigation partner Michael Cohen is identified among the appellees’ counsel.
- Are Employers Responsible for an Employee's Unauthorized Review of a Patient's Confidential Health Information?
Journal of the American College of Radiology | May 1, 2015
This contributed column discusses employer liability for employees who improperly access confidential patient information. This piece is authored by Albany Health Care partners Laurie Cohen and Peter Millock, counsel Barbara Asheld and Long Island associate Brooke Lane.
- Guilt—and Liability—by Association under the ADA
Law360 | April 3, 2015
Long Island Labor & Employment partner Chris Gegwich and Long Island Labor & Employment associate Alex Gallin authored this piece discussing the broad reach of the Americans with Disabilities Act and local civil rights laws in prohibiting actions against employees.