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Perspectives for the Professions: Joint Submissions on Sanction: The Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Amount of Deference...

by Field Law on

In a previous article, we discussed a discipline tribunal’s role in considering joint submissions on sanction; namely, a discipline tribunal has the discretion to accept or reject a joint submission. Previous courts adopted...more

Appearance and Perception of a Conflict of Interest: Whose View?

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

Conflict of interest provisions are best when they are clear and set certain boundaries. The appearance and perception of a conflict doesn’t mean that a conflict of interest exists. Appearances can be misconstrued or...more

Recent Cases of Interest to Regulators

by Field Law on

Off Duty Conduct - Fountain v. British Columbia College of Teachers, 2013 BCSC 773 (British Columbia Supreme Court) - Fountain, a teacher, fired a shot from a rifle over the heads of his sons in the aftermath of...more

Michigan’s Internet Privacy Protection Act

by Miller Canfield on

On December 13, 2012, the Michigan Legislature passed House Bill 5523, known as the Internet Privacy Protection Act (IPPA), which if signed by Governor Rick Snyder, will become effective immediately....more

Michigan’s Internet Privacy Protection Act and Its Effect on Educational Institutions

by Miller Canfield on

On December 13, 2012, the Michigan Legislature passed House Bill HB 5523, known as the Internet Privacy Protection Act (IPPA), which, if signed by Governor Rick Snyder, will become effective immediately....more

Amendments to Liquor Control Act Create Safe Harbor For College And University Employees And Students Who Request Police...

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

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

Recent Changes in Law Impact Reciprocal Reporting Agreements

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

Recent amendments to the School Code and the Juvenile Court Act contained in Public Act 97-1104, which will become effective on January 1, 2013, attempt to increase sharing of some student information between law enforcement...more

Education Update, No.4, October 2012: "Dear Colleague . . . "

by Fisher Phillips on

With that disarming salutation, a little over a year ago Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced new Department of Education mandates, issued under Title IX of the Education Amendments of...more

Can Employers be Fined under Safety Laws for Injuries to a Non-Employee?

by Dentons on

Can an employer be convicted and fined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for an accident that resulted in the death of a non-employee? A recent case suggests that the answer is “yes”....more

Risk Management in Canadian Education: Cure For The Hangover: Criminal Investigation Issues For Teachers And School Districts —...

by Field Law on

In This Issue: - CURE FOR THE HANGOVER: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION ISSUES FOR TEACHERS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS — PART 1 Brian A. Vail 13 - SEXTING AND TEENAGERS: OMG, WHAT R U THINKING? Eric M. Roher 31 I have...more

Investigating Sexual Assault Claims - Even Private Colleges Are Vulnerable

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

Responsabilidade ambiental: dever de cidadania

by Sandra Ribas on

O tema deste estudo refere-se à responsabilidade ambiental como um dever de cidadania para o alcance de uma sociedade justa e democrática, o que leva a tratar especificamente sobre a necessidade de...more

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