Joshua Richards

Joshua Richards

Saul Ewing LLP

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Institutions of Higher Education and the Fair Credit Reporting Act: Third Circuit Holds Higher Education Amendments Offer No Safe...

In a recent precedential opinion, the Third Circuit has held that the Higher Education Act provides no safe haven from strict adherence to the Fair Credit Reporting Act for colleges and universities. Moreover, the Court...more

3/6/2014 - Credit Reporting Agencies Educational Institutions FCRA Higher Education Act Safe Haven Laws Student Loans

Have You Noticed? Pilot Program Protects Federal Grant Workers from Whistleblower Retaliation

A pilot program enacted by Congress went into effect last spring to protect whistleblowers who are working on federal grants. While it remains under the radar, this program is worth your review, as it not only imposes new...more

2/13/2014 - Anti-Retaliation Provisions Federal Grants Retaliation Whistleblowers

PA Senate Approves Bill Dramatically Expanding Abuse Reporting Requirements at Colleges and Universities

On October 16, 2013, the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 31 which, if approved by the House of Representatives and signed by Governor Corbett, would substantially expand colleges’ and universities’ child...more

11/22/2013 - Child Abuse Colleges Jerry Sandusky Proposed Legislation Reporting Requirements Sexual Abuse Universities

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