Archive for May, 2012

22May, 12

A recent decision from the New Hampshire Supreme Court upheld a trial court’s denial of alimony to an incarcerated spouse. The Supreme Court reasoned that during the incarceration the former spouse’s basic needs will be met and, thus, he/she does not lack sufficient income property or both to provide for his/her reasonable needs. Because the ... more

8May, 12

Negative remarks about a worker being “insecure”, “fragile”, or “immature” are gender neutral comments that do not form the basis to support a valid gender employment discrimination claim under federal law. This issue was addressed in the April 10, 2012 United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit Decision of Myrta Morales-Cruz v. University ... more