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The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Why Milbank Sends 4th-Years Back To School
Next Accreditation System – Interview with Andy Roth, Member, Mintz Levin
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
How Bryan Cave Grooms Rainmakers
Consultant: Legal Ethics Rulemaking Outpaced By Technology
Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program
Law Prof: Law Schools Still 'Inaccurate' On Employment Numbers
What is an Intellectual Property Attorney?
Protecting Separate Property in Arizona: Basic Principles
Jobs, Funding For Courts On Agenda For New ABA President
What is an Irrevocable Trust?
Does This New ABA Report Signal Change For Law Schools?
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
Law School Reformers Create "False Sense of Doom"
How Can I Make the Most Out of the First Meeting?
Jason Maloni on Schools and Education
Best Practices: Institutional Response to Sexual Misconduct (Podcast)
BigLaw's Scramble to Hire the Best
The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a “Known Circumstances Exclusion” in an insured school’s D&O policy barred coverage for an underlying action involving misrepresentations in soliciting a donation....more
In its recent decision in Clark School for Creative Learning, Inc. v. Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 21568 (1st Cir. Oct. 23, 2013), the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, applying...more
Last week, the California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that she had filed a complaint for civil penalties, permanent injunction and other equitable relief against Corinthian Colleges and three of its school...more
On July 29, 2013, the SEC entered a pair of Cease and Desist Orders against West Clark Community Schools (the “School District”) and Citi Securities, the underwriter of certain municipal bonds issued by the School District...more
On July 29, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it had charged an Indiana school district and its underwriter with securities fraud for falsely stating in a 2007 offering document that the issuer was...more
This week we look at the 7th Circuit's decision in Leveski v. ITT Educational Services, Inc., in which the court reinstated a False Claims Act qui tam action against ITT and removed the imposition of $395,000 in sanctions...more
In a week that was dominated by events surrounding the Alabama Accountability Act, several significant pieces of legislation still moved through – or died in – the State House....more
March 7 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. New testimony at the BP oil spill trial in New Orleans focuses on a key safety test taken shortly before the accident. Also,...more
Feb. 7 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. A confidential memo leaked from the Department of Justice details the legal rationale for the extrajudicial killing of American...more
The New Jersey Appellate Court holds that a for-profit technical school cannot invoke the "learned professional" exception to the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act. This decision exemplifies that career training schools are not...more
A recent Illinois Appellate Court case reaffirms the requirements that school board members not hold conflicting positions during their service on the board, and highlights the method by which board members may be removed...more
New York State’s new Taxpayer Protection Bureau, which New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman established in January 2011, was designed to eliminate fraud and recoup money illegally taken from New York State...more
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On May 25, 2011, a class action was filed against the Thomas Jefferson School of Law (TJSL) in San Diego for intentionally misrepresenting employment data of recent alumni. The complaint states that in order to continue...more
A recent Illinois Appellate Court decision highlights the protections that courts recognize for statements by public employees about coworker misconduct. The case should reassure school district employees who in good faith...more
The law offices of Mark S. Cornwall have specialized in squeezing as much money as possible for clients out of Insurance Companies for the last 28 years. Our motto is, “Make the client happy.” This is sometimes...more
Appeal from denial of SLAPP motion. Court of Appeal opinion....more