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In the last year, there have been two Ontario trial decisions dealing with sexual abuse of students by teachers. While we are still awaiting the full decision in the second case, it appears these cases may have yielded...more
This modified excerpt from Loring and Rounds: A Trustee’s Handbook (2013) is a primer on the wrong of Unjust Enrichment and its principal remedy, Restitution. Unjust enrichment doctrine is very much alive and well in the real...more
A federal district court found in favor of a school district in a lawsuit filed by a student’s parent under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (“IDEA”) to appeal a decision of an Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”). The...more
In City of Maywood v. Los Angeles Unified School District, 2012 DJDAR 9925 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District decided a novel attorney fee case. The case arose out of a petition for a...more
In a case litigated by KMTG attorneys, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today issued an unpublished decision which upheld a judgment of the Eastern District Court in favor of Sacramento City Unified School District in the...more
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
Last week the Second District Illinois Appellate Court overturned a decision by the Regional Board of School Trustees of DuPage County to grant a detachment petition. The Appellate Court’s decision in Board of Education of...more
In Jamie S. v. Milwaukee Public Schools, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed whether a federal district court should have certified a class of thousands of students who were allegedly not identified by the...more
I wrote this Paralegal Spotlight for Paralegal Today (July/Sept 2010) featuring Ken Berry, a litigation paralegal and award-winning prisoner advocate. Incarcerated for eight years due to a wrongful conviction, Berry turned...more
This memo was prepared to update a senior partner on the requirements of filing a suit by a teacher for discrimination in the workplace. In this case the client was passed over for promotion in favor of a male teacher who...more
Information on Appeal Procedures for Unlimited Civil Cases (Appellate)...more
This document shows HOW TO file a civil rights complaint for discrimination....more
THIS DOCUMENT SHOWS PARTIES HOW TO FILE A CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT IF THEY FEEL THEIR RIGHTS HAVE BEEN VIOLATED OR DISCRIMINATED AGAINST....more
This document provides guidelines for those whose civil rights have been violated and what appropriate remedies are available to patient/client....more
This article covers: Your Liabilty risks, What to Document, Spotting patients prone to sue as well as how to make sure you chart properly and what should be charted and what should be left out....more
There has been a lot of attention recently about a number of recent suicides among middle school, high school, and even college-age students who killed themselves after suffering from pervasive bullying. Most people have...more
Pineda v. Bank of America addresses the controlling statute of limitations over a claim to recover penalties for the late payment of final wages and whether such penalties can be recovered under Bus. & Prof. Code § 17203....more
Parents are always telling their kids before they go off to school: study hard, obey the teachers and behave. Good advice, of course. But what happens when the little darlings do misbehave? When they fight with other...more
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Ahmed v. Stefaniu,  O.J. No. 4185 (C.A.) is considered in detail. This case involved a jury verdict of negligence against a psychiatrist who had previously...more
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