Constitutional Law Keyed to Shanor
Coleman v. Court of Appeals of Maryland
Under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), an employee is allowed to take leave to care for: (1) newborn children, adopted children, or foster children, (2) a spouse, child, or parent with a serious health condition, or (3) their own serious health condition. Nevada Department of Human Resources v. Hibbs, 538 U.S. 721 (2003) established the precedent for spousal stipulation to extend to state employers.
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