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NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Coyle: Robert's SCOTUS Doesn't Respect Congress
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
Viewer's Guide to Gay Marriage Oral Arguments
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Same-Sex Marriage Cases in 90 Seconds
Obama Campaign's Top Lawyer: There Is No Voter Fraud: Video
#NBCfail: Twitter, the Olympics, Guy Adams & Justin Bieber
SCOTUS Stands By Citizens United Decision In Montana Campaign Finance Case
Attorney: Arizona Can't Implement Immigration Law Without Racial Profiling
Supreme Court Decision Could Spur New Immigration Laws
Evolving Free Speech Legislation Threatens the Rights of Property Owners
Free Speech and Shopping Malls: Resources to Help Landlords and Property Owners Stay Compliant
Vague Definitions in CISPA Raise Concerns of SOPA 2.0
5 Things to Consider When You Are Served with a Lawsuit
Regulations stipulate that all individuals have the right to know about and update personal information that has been gathered about them by public or private entities.
On July 27, Colombia enacted Decree 1377 (the...more
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is preparing to conduct an online survey of the 115 covered entities it audited in 2012 as part of the HITECH-mandated, pilot audit program. OCR hopes to use the survey results to evaluate...more
In the first action of its kind, the Federal Communications Commission has approved, in part, five class waivers of its new accessibility rules for advanced communications services ("ACS"), which were adopted last October...more
On June 19, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts held, in National Association for the Deaf, et al. v. Netflix, Inc., that Netflix’s online video-streaming service, known as “Watch Instantly,”...more
In what may represent a new wave in an interesting challenge to the viral nature of social media marketing, a recently filed putative class action asserts a right of publicity claim against Facebook in connection with the...more
The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities and requires public accommodations to be accessible. Most of us see the ADA in action every day when we encounter ramps at...more
IN THIS ISSUE: The Internet - The Next Frontier For The Ada: Will Your Website Comply?- Injunctions As A Business Tool.
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On July 7, 2009, in the ongoing saga involving the ability of employees to use their employer's e-mail systems for union-related activities, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a portion of the National Labor Relations...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Manatt Formalizes Its Hospitality Practice Group
*Are Hospitality Entity Websites Subject to the ADA?
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Irritable TILA Syndrome
Get out your “I’m with Stupid” T-shirts. In our last several issues, we
have been tracking the demise of rescission class actions under TILA.
The newest consumer class...more