“Pepperdine Gay Bias Case—A Loss and a Win for Plaintiffs, Law 360, August 14, 2017, http://www.gcalaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/SBRM.pdf.
“IAAF Recognition of Intersex Runner Sets Humane Precedent,” Law 360, August 3, 2017, http://www.gcalaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/iaaf-recognition.pdf
“Case Against Intersex Runner Is Sprinting To Another Loss,” Law360, July 18, 2017, https://www.law360.com/articles/945183
“Trump Transgender Tweet Ignores Medical Findings,” Texas Tribune, July, 28, 2017, http://trib.it/2u2VKmB
“Changing Sex/Gender Roles and Sport,” 28 Stanford Law & Policy Review 215 (2017), https://law.stanford.edu/stanford-law-policy-review-slpr/slpr-volume-28/#slsnav-issue-2
Sport has encountered many ethical problems, from performance-enhancing drugs to concussions. Those problems are now analyzed in a new book co-authored by Ron Katz of GCA and published by Routledge. The book also addresses the kind of leadership that is necessary to avoid ethical problems.
December 15, 2016
Focus on alleged Russian state-sponsored doping in international athletic competitions has distracted attention from the problems of the organization that is supposed to detect doping. The focus on Russia has also distracted attention from mass bans of athletes without regard to guilt. Read Ron Katz’s article published in Law360 here.
The California Supreme Court recently clarified joint and several liability in multi-party contracts, finding jointly and severally liable parties may be sued in separate lawsuits. Read Ken Van Vleck’s article published by the American Bar Association, Section of Litigation here.
Technology workers from Bangalore, software instructors from Arizona and Colorado, truck drivers in San Diego, and cucumber harvesters in Gilroy, California… Cases involving workers as varied as these have helped form a body of wage-and-hour law that all California employers, and out-of-state employers sending employees to work in the state, must understand, say Elizabeth Roth and Barbara Tanzillo of GCA Law Partners LLP.
In a case of first impression, the California Supreme Court ruled that, despite the apparent unconscionability of a developer negotiating an agreement “with itself,” the arbitration provision was nevertheless enforceable in Pinnacle Museum Tower Ass’n v. Pinnacle Market Development, 55 Cal. 4th 223, 282 P.3d 1217, 1221 (2012).