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Health Care Reform: Seventh Circuit Rejects Notre Dame’s Request For Injunction Against ACA Contraception Mandate While Supreme...

A three-judge panel on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the University of Notre Dame’s request for a preliminary injunction that would permit the university to avoid complying with the ACA‘s contraception mandate...more

Federal Arbitration Act Preempts California’s Broughton-Cruz Rule, Allowing Arbitration of all Claims Including Claims for...

A federal district court denied a motion to compel arbitration for claims for injunctive relief under California’s unfair competition law, Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and false advertising law but granted the motion as to...more

Religious Institutions Update - November 2013

Diminished donations have led many faith-based organizations to become more creative about increasing revenue. Sometimes these organizations look beyond ordinary ministry functions to supplement income with unrelated...more

CWP 2693 of 2010/ 9968 of 2009 [Hemant Goswami vs. Union of India]

Final Order of High Court in Child Labour Case

Under the J.J. Act of 2000, a person up to the age of 18 years is treated as ‘child’. Same age is prescribed under the CPCR Act, 2005 as well. However when it comes to prohibition of Child Labour Act of 1986, the definition...more

Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Judgment Against Ward Churchill

Recently, the Colorado Supreme Court affirmed the trial and appellate courts’ rulings in favor of the University of Colorado in the case of Churchill v. University of Colorado at Boulder. In so ruling, the Court conducted an...more

School District Agrees to Allow Student to Wear “Jesus is Not a Homophobe” T-Shirt

Last month, a federal district judge in Ohio approved an agreement between a student and a school district that permits the student to wear a t-shirt to his high school that says “Jesus is Not a Homophobe.” Last year, the...more

Ninth Circuit Affirms Trial Court Decision In Waldorf Methods Case

In a case litigated by KMTG attorneys, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today issued an unpublished decision which upheld a judgment of the Eastern District Court in favor of Sacramento City Unified School District in the...more

How Will the Arizona Immigration Law Affect Education Law?

On April 25, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments regarding the constitutionality of the controversial Arizona immigration law. The Court’s decision on the Arizona law will have broad implications on schools across the...more

U.S. Supreme Court Recognizes Ministerial Exception and Bars Employment Discrimination Claims by Employees Engaged in Ministerial...

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on January 11, 2012, that ministers and other employees of religious organizations who perform "ministerial" duties cannot sue their employers for employment discrimination. This...more

School District May Have Special Relationship with Their Students Requiring Protection of Students' Personal Security

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

"Religious Worship Services" After-Hours in School Facilities Prohibited by NYC Rule and Sustained by Second Circuit

By a 2–1 vote, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit—in The Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York1—vacated a permanent injunction issued by a U.S. district court that...more

U. C. Regents Have Constitutional Immunity from Plaintiff's Attorney Fee Motion

In Goldbaum v. The Regents of the University of California, 2011 DJDAR 339 (2011), the Fourth District California Court of Appeal decided a novel issue arising under the California Constitution and Labor Code § 218.5. Labor...more

History of Freedom of Speech

Do you know why the rights of speech are what they are? Only if you see the way they were intended, can you realize they are being taken away....more

Hemant Goswami versus Union of India and Ors.

Civil Writ Petition - Public Interest (PIL)

The PIL highlighted that despite being allotted land at highly subsidised prices, the private educational institutions were not providing the mandatory 15 percent free seats to economically poor students. The petition...more

Safford Unified School District #1, et al. v. Redding

Opinion

Supreme Court: Strip-Search of Teenager Violated Constitutional Rights The Supreme Court delivered a 8-1 opinion ruling that a strip-search of a thirteen-year-old girl by school officials looking for an ibuprofen tablet...more

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