Trial Courts Do Not Have To “Show Their Math” In Making Attorney Fees Awards In The Show Me State

Though generally, parties are responsible for paying their own attorney’s fees under “The American Rule,” the Missouri Human Rights Act contains a provision whereby a trial court may award “court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees”...

EEOC Rules Title VII Prohibits Employment Discrimination On the Basis of Sexual Orientation

On July 15, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) ruled for the first time that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (“Title VII”) extends to and prohibits employment discrimination on the basis...