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SEC names Jospin 79L Atlanta regional director

The Securities and Exchange Commission today named Walter E. Jospin as regional director of its Atlanta office, where he will oversee enforcement and examinations in a region covering five states.
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Goldfeder on dismissed Atlanta fire chief's lawsuit: too soon to say

Atlanta's fire chief was dismissed by the mayor after writing a book in which he said homosexuality is "vile." He has filed a federal discrimination complaint against the city in a case that is testing the issue of religious expression in the workplace and mobilizing Christian conservatives to his defense. Professor Mark Goldfeder told the Los Angeles Times it was too early to decide whether the chief had a strong legal case. Americans have the right to express their personal beliefs and Title VII requires reasonable accommodation to do so in the workplace. "But what it doesn't protect is imposing your beliefs on somebody else or making people feel uncomfortable," Goldfeder said.
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