Monthly Archives: February 2017

A Student’s Perspective : Overcoming Anxiety during Course aux stages

Course aux stages can wreak havoc on your self-confidence, if you let it.

My first forays into the world of Course aux stages were fraught with awkwardness and self-doubt. A casual on-campus wine-and-cheese event hosted by a local law firm was enough to turn my mind into a paralyzing maelstrom of potential nightmare scenarios and destructive thoughts. Reaching for another glass of wine, eyes darting around the room, I remarked upon the ease with which many of my classmates moved through these spaces. They appeared to have no difficulty selling themselves to potential employers.

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Obama’s NLRB Legacy Remains: New GC Memo Locks Active Arbitration Agreement/Class Action Waiver Cases to Murphy Oil Holding

Kat PaternoFollowing on the heels first of the U.S. Supreme Court’s January 13, 2017 announcement that it granted certiorari in NLRB v. Murphy Oil USA, along with Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis (7th Circuit) and Ernst & Young, et al. v. Morris (9th Cir.), and then of President Trump’s January 26, 2017 appointment of Philip A. Miscimarra as Acting Chair of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”), there is yet another new development in the ongoing fight over the NLRB’s challenge of class action waivers in arbitration agreements.

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