New Bills Could Subject Employers and Developers to Extensive Regulation on AI Use in the Workplace

Washington, D.C. – Federal legislators are proposing new laws that could have a significant impact on employers and developers who utilize artificial intelligence (AI) systems. These bills aim to address specific issues related to AI in the workplace, such as overreliance on automated decision systems and invasive workplace surveillance. While current AI regulations focus on broader principles, these new bills would provide more clarity and guidance in relation to AI use in employment settings. One bill, known as the “No Robot Bosses Act,” aims to prohibit employers from solely relying on automated decision systems for … Read more

Mississippi Resident Andrew S. Harris Appointed as New U.S. Magistrate Judge, Bringing Extensive Legal Expertise to the Federal Bench

Jackson, Miss. – Andrew S. Harris has been named as the successor to U.S. Magistrate Judge F. Keith Ball in the Northern Division at Jackson by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi judges. The transition is set to take place on March 1, according to a press release from the court. Harris, a resident of Mississippi for 37 years, has a strong background in law and a deep connection to the state. He earned his B.A. from Millsaps College in 2007 and graduated with top honors from the University of … Read more

Class Action Lawsuits Filed Against North Kansas City Hospital Over Extensive Data Breach

Kansas City, Missouri – A data breach at North Kansas City Hospital in 2023 has sparked a series of lawsuits seeking class action status. The breach, which lasted over a month from March 27 to May 2, compromised the personal identifying information (PII) and personal health information (PHI) of 502,438 individuals. The breached information included names, birthdates, gender, phone numbers, addresses, health insurance details, clinical information, and other personal data. According to the lawsuit, Social Security numbers and medical information were also compromised, contradicting the hospital’s previous news release disputing these claims. The breach, however, … Read more

Top Sanctions Specialist Joins Morrison Foerster, Bringing Extensive International Experience

London, United Kingdom – Morrison Foerster (MoFo), a global law firm based in London, has recently welcomed Chloe Cina as a new partner in its national security group. Cina, a seasoned sanctions specialist, brings with her 18 years of experience as a criminal barrister and international lawyer. This strategic addition to the firm’s team further strengthens its expertise in handling lawsuits involving countries such as Russia and Iran. Prior to joining MoFo, Cina served as the head of the global sanctions advisory team at Deutsche Bank. She also led a team of lawyers specialized in … Read more