Legal experts say Mississippi may be one of the most difficult states to sue in for business owners due to the lack of protections for businesspeople in Mississippi.
A bill filed in state court in Jackson this week by state Sen. Jeff Lacy Clay (R-Jackson) would make it a crime for anyone to “be in any manner disorderly or disruptive to the business of any person” within the state.
The bill would also make it illegal for any person who “willfully” disrupts business or disrupts or hinders or obstructs the business activities of another person or organization to be punished by up to six months in jail and a $5,000 fine.
Clay said he’s not trying to punish anyone, but rather to “put a stop to some of the really bad things that people are doing.”
In addition to criminalizing disorderly conduct, the bill would make Mississippi a “third-degree misdemeanor,” making it punishable by up a year in jail, a $1,000 monetary fine, or both.
The measure would also remove protections for the right to privacy in the public square, such as those afforded by the First Amendment.
Lacy Clay said his bill would be in the best interest of the state and that it was the first of its kind.
It’s an attempt to stop the cycle of violence and disruption that we see in our country,” Clay said.
Clays bill has been referred to the House Judiciary Committee, but it is unclear if the bill will make it to the floor.
Mississippi is not a party to the international Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.
Lawyers for the Jewish firm that hired an African American employee for an executive position at the company are asking a judge to order the firm to pay him back his $4,500 salary.
In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., attorney Daniel L. Pacholik and three of his partners contend that their client is entitled to legal compensation because of his employment with the firm.
Lately, the firm has hired an associate to help the African American woman with her job duties, but the suit claims she is the sole employee of the firm, which is run by former President Donald Trump.
The suit also alleges that the African-American woman complained to the company’s HR department about her lack of promotion opportunities in recent months and has filed multiple complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Pacholík, who was hired by the firm in November, has said the African woman did not ask for or receive preferential treatment for her job, the lawsuit says.
According to the suit, Pachólík said he met with the African female in his office on Monday to discuss the matter and that she “said she was uncomfortable” with the way she was treated by the company.
The attorney told the Washington Examiner that he believes the African man had an “unprecedented” level of discrimination against him because of race and that he was told to “keep my mouth shut.”
The suit alleges that Pachlílíck also told the African male that “the African American male has the ability to make things better and that if I did something differently, that would be unacceptable and that I shouldn’t complain about it,” the suit said.
In an interview, Picholik said he did not know if the African employee had received any job offers and that the firm was trying to work out an “amicable solution.”
The ethics code of a leading UK law firm has been breached by a former employee who has admitted using a social media platform to spread a conspiracy theory.
The breach was uncovered after an internal investigation into the firm’s work by a BBC investigation into what it called a “lifestyle” breach of ethics.
Law firm Skadden Arps disclosed the breach on Thursday.
“Our investigation found that one former employee was using a platform to promote an unsubstantiated and false claim, which he knew to be untrue, to the detriment of our clients and others.” “
The former employee told the BBC he was unaware of any breach of the ethical code at the firm. “
Our investigation found that one former employee was using a platform to promote an unsubstantiated and false claim, which he knew to be untrue, to the detriment of our clients and others.”
The former employee told the BBC he was unaware of any breach of the ethical code at the firm.
“It was a bit of fun at first, just getting the word out about what the rumours were about the law firm.
Then it became really serious when we started to get in trouble with the law.”
The firm said in its statement: ‘Lawyers and people in law and business alike have to be held to the highest ethical standards and adhere to strict ethical guidelines.’
Skadden has a reputation for producing high-quality lawyers, with more than 100 senior legal staff.
Its clients include the police and the Serious Fraud Office.
The firm has more than 500 employees worldwide.