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White House Task Force on Sexual Assault Advises Colleges on Working with Law Enforcement

In its April 2014 report, the White House Task Force to Protect Students From Sexual Assault promised to release a sample Memorandum of Understanding to provide guidance to institutions of higher education that wish to...more

Cullen & Dykman Sees Colleges Calling for Title IX Help v [Video]

Jan. 27, 2015 (Mimesis Law) -- Jim Ryan talks with Lee Pacchia about how the rise in reported on-campus sexual assaults and the pressures on colleges and universities to do something about the problem has translated into a...more

Bullying: Slowly But Surely, the Law Recognizes an Age-Old Problem

How far is too far when it comes to protecting your child from an alleged school bully? A mother in Santa Rosa, California may very well have pushed the limits of good parenting in attempts to protect her daughter earlier...more

Education Update, No. 2 - April 2013: Keeping Your Students Safe From Child Abductions

A loud, beeping Amber Alert and accompanying visual banner filled the homes and screens of area television viewers on the evening of January 14, 2013, announcing the abduction of a five-year-old student from a Philadelphia...more

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

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 wake of the Jerry Sandusky Scandal

In the wake of the scandal, trial, and subsequent conviction for sexual abuse of Coach Jerry Sandusky, schools are looking for ways to prevent these occurrences at all levels of education. Erin’s law has been enacted in four...more

$60 Million and Counting – Lessons from Penn State

On July 23, the NCAA imposed severe monetary and participation sanctions on the Penn State football program with the purpose of bringing about a cultural change at the school. NCAA President Mark Emmert stated “the...more

March 21, 2012 - The Federal Crimes Watch Daily

The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....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

Worcester Attorney Releases Publication to Help Attorneys and Clients

A Worcester attorney provides two publications to teach attorneys how to optimize their business and to teach clients how to get the most out of their attorneys. He also sends out a monthly ENewsletter providing breaking...more

Christina Toala Memorial Scholarship and Ceremony presented by Worcester Attorney

Learn about our 2012 Christina Toala Memorial Scholarship avaible to seniors at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School and Nipmuc Regional High School. An awards ceremony for last years winner will take...more

HOSPITAL REPORTING OF DEATHS BY RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION §

The Patients’ Rights CoP establishes, among other things, a reporting requirement for all hospital deaths associated with the use of restraint or seclusion for behavior management (42 CFR § 482.13(f)(7)). The...more

Advice for Parents : What To Look For In a Day Care Center?

Working parents have many challenge. One such challenge is to find a good day care center for their children while they are at work. ...more

Controversy Over Vaccines and Autism Continues

This past February, the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC handed down decisions in three test cases concerning childhood vaccinations and Autism. Their ruling was that vaccines, specifically the MMR...more

Strategy for Dealing with Sex Offenders In Your Neighborhood - Open Up a Day Care Center

While not attempting to defend sex offenders or predators at all, there is a real issue as follows: Where should sex offenders / predators reside? How do residency requirements / restriction laws hold up against home...more

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