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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
4 Things to Know About Michigan’s New Right-to-Work Laws
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
Last fall, the Illinois Appellate Court issued opinions on two different cases involving the tort immunity of school districts. In both cases, the court declined to find the schools liable....more
An attorney who sought to sue the state of Connecticut for $100 million following the Sandy Hook massacre has withdrawn his lawsuit request for the time being, citing public backlash.
Irving Pinsky, a personal injury...more
On January 1, 2013, certain amendments to Section 6-16 of the Illinois Liquor Control Act of 1934 (the “Act”) will take effect. These amendments may impact the way that institutions of higher education address underage...more
The California Supreme Court concluded that a public school district may be held vicariously liable for the negligence of its administrative and supervisory employees for hiring, supervising and retaining an employee who...more
This week the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ruled in favor of the Murray County School District on their motion for summary judgment in the case of Long v. Murray County School District. The case has...more
In recent years, there have been an increasing number of reports about cases involving serious injury or death of students from an allergic reaction to peanuts. In the most recent case, Hopkins Elementary School in Virginia...more
The National School Lunch Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1751-1769 (“NSLA”), created a federal program aimed at providing free or low-cost nutritious meals to the nation’s school children in an effort to combat hunger and malnutrition in...more
In Doe v. Covington County School District, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals considered the circumstances in which a school district is required to protect students’ personal security based on a special relationship with...more
In a case with echoes of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal, Penn State University and indeed the State of Pennsylvania face horrific charges of ignoring the sexual abuse of eight children at the hands of former Penn State...more
As high school coaches and administrators learn more about the long-term effects of concussions on the human brain, they are taking them more seriously and doing more to make sure that teenage athletes who suffer this form of...more
A recent Tennessee federal jury case involving a private university reminds the academy of the critical need to balance fairly the interests of the accused and accuser in investigating sexual assault cases. While private...more
The previous post covered the story about a recent Alabama school bus accident. One student was killed in the accident and multiple other students suffered injuries. The sheriff in the town where the auto accident took place...more
The United States National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) doesn’t think so. In fact, the NHTSA recently denied a petition from safety groups, consumer advocates and doctors that sought to make the use of...more
Does your child or teen play a sport for school? If so, that probably brings you a great deal of joy and pride. But maybe it also leaves you feeling scared sometimes. Especially in the more high-impact sports like football...more
In two recent decisions, the Illinois Appellate Court confirmed that Illinois courts are precluded, except in rare circumstances, from second-guessing the decisions of educational institutions regarding students. In both...more
An Illinois appellate court ruled that school administrators had a duty to warn another school district and its students of the danger of a former teacher who had molested students. The school administrators also had a duty...more
Illinois Court finds athletic trainers subject to duty of care independent of State employment - Sellers v. Rudert
A recent case decided in Illinois has determined that athletic trainers in Illinois may be held personally...more
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