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Federal Coman Claim Struck (access required)

A Chilean-born worker who failed to prove discrimination under Title VII is also barred from suing for wrongful discharge, a federal judge has ruled. Since the discharge action was based on the Title VII violation, the two claims must rise ...

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Law Punishes Spouses, Not Cohabitants (access required)

Does North Carolina law favor cohabitation over legal marriages? That question is raised by Kuder v. Schroeder (North Carolina Court of Appeals No. 3-07-0726, 16 pages). There, the Appeals Court refused to enforce a husband’s agreement to repay his wife ...

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What Works In Yellow Pages Ads (access required)

What makes yellow pages advertising effective? The TOMA survey asked participants to list what was important to them when they let their fingers do the walking. Participants weighed various factors, such as location and price, on a scale of 1-10, ...

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Per Curiam Decisions (access required)

The N.C. Supreme Court also issued the following per curiam opinions on Nov. 5: A wrongful death plaintiff who failed to raise the doctrine of last clear chance at a pre-trial conference was not barred from asserting it later at ...

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