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VOL. 112 | NO. 67 | Thursday, April 23, 1998

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The Memphis district office of the U The Memphis district office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission settled a Title VII lawsuit against Linens N Things on April 10. The lawsuit claimed the company subjected two former employees to a racially hostile work environment, discriminatory job assignments and retaliation against one employee. Under the terms of the settlement, Linens N Things will pay both employees a total of $25,000 in full settlement of the lawsuit. Matthew Bender & Co. Inc., a publisher of legal analysis and research information, has announced a new way to access its products: Internet subscriptions to Authority On-Demand and Shephards Citations at www.bender.com. The site offers access to free practice area channels, Authority On-Demand summaries and the ability to purchase practice-specific titles. The site also contains the Collier Bankruptcy Case Update, Meet the Experts author biographies and continuing legal education registration information. The American Law Institute-American Bar Association Committee on Continuing Professional Education will sponsor a video law review on Tuesday on workplace harassment litigation. The review will reach more than 70 cities nationwide via the American Law Network. In Memphis, the law reviews may be seen at the Shelby County courthouse, 140 Adams Ave. The registration fee, which includes study materials, is $160. For more information, call Susan L. Tomita at (800) 253-6397, ext. 1661, or visit the organizations Web site at www.ali-aba.org. The Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association will sponsor a seminar on May 5 that is part of a series of seminars featuring judges from various courts. The May speaker will be Chancery Court Judge D.J. Alissandratos and will be held in the Shelby County courthouse. The seminars are geared to those who are new to the practice of law or new to the practice of a particular court but anyone may attend. Each seminar offers one hour of continuing legal education credit. The cost is $5 for members of the Young Lawyers Division, $10 for MBA members and $20 for non-MBA members.

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