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Jason Maloni on Schools and Education
When entering into contacts with vendors, school districts hope that 1) the vendor will comply with the law, and 2) in any event, the vendor will be responsible for its own employment-related disputes. In Varley v. Regional...more
The SEC announced July 8 its first settled administrative proceeding against a municipal issuer under its Municipal Continuing Disclosure Cooperation (“MCDC”) Initiative. In its Order, the SEC charged Kings Canyon Joint...more
Historically, most local economic development efforts, or regional efforts among a group of counties, have focused on business recruitment. These efforts have generally been focused on large business recruitment projects. ...more
A federal trial court in D.C. recently dismissed the Amended Complaint of a former professor at the University of the District of Columbia ("UDC" or "University") due to his failure to timely oppose a Motion to Dismiss,...more
On June 2, 2014, the Court of Common Pleas of Blair County ruled that a 2007 Resolution enacted by the Altoona Area School District ("AASD"), which purported to eliminate a tax exclusion for gross receipts attributable to...more
It only stands to reason, yet it took almost 12 years and repeated appeals for the final determination by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Meyer v. Community College of Beaver County, No. 22 WAP 2012, 2014 Pa. LEXIS 1524...more
On July 8, 2014, the SEC announced that it had settled charges that a school district in California misled bond investors about its failure to comply with its continuing disclosure obligations under Rule 15c2-12 of the...more
The SEC settled its first action under the Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation Initiative, launched on March 10, 2014. Under the Initiative the Enforcement Division agreed to recommend settlement on favorable,...more
With the seemingly endless stream of federal and state investigations implicating institutions of higher education, a recent New York decision offers a glimmer of hope to those schools that find themselves in the cross-hairs....more
One of the more challenging aspects of managing a development office at a college or university is managing the sale of a gift of company stock. While there is no set criteria for determining when to accept such a gift, or...more
The House and Senate met last week to consider gubernatorial vetoes and conference reports. The House adjourned last Tuesday and is expected to return this summer to take up the veto of S. 813 (Public Library Trespass), which...more
The General Assembly’s Short Session began on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be distributed weekly to keep you up to date on the latest legislative issues facing the...more
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Following the GOP state convention this past weekend, House members returned to Raleigh Tuesday to continue the budget process. House leadership held a press conference Tuesday morning to unveil their...more
To decide whether patent law may limit academic freedom, consider three issues. First, whether the background rules of law provide protection for academics. Second, whether the areas covered by patents are of interest to...more
On April 30th the Pennsylvania Senate’s Finance Committee held a hearing on S.B. 76 which would eliminate school district property taxes in Pennsylvania. The bill would replace the lost revenues: (a) by boosting the...more
In This Issue:
- Gainful Employment Battle Begins Anew
- Digital Engagement: How to Measure the Success of a SEM Campaign
- Crisis: In the Heat of a Crisis, Will Your PR Plan Work?
- Litigation: D&O Suits...more
Kentucky is the 47th state, along with the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, to enact a data breach notification law requiring business entities to notify individuals of security breaches...more
A number of Pennsylvania State Senators continue to push for legislation to eliminate school district property taxes in Pennsylvania. They would replace the lost revenues by increasing the statewide Personal Income Tax rate...more
The latest swerve in the rollercoaster that is Puerto Rico public finance occurred on April 11 with the release of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court’s ruling striking down as unconstitutional the bulk of the territory’s teacher...more
On the day before the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to take up S. 1720 (The Patent Transparency and Improvements Act), the Innovation Alliance delivered a letter to Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley...more
Penn State University recently decided to waive attorney-client privilege and cooperate in the criminal prosecutions of certain former employees. Obviously, the former employees have attempted to assert privilege to exclude...more
On December 12, 2013, the New York Court of Appeals issued a decision in Kolbe v. Tibbetts, in which the Court addressed whether the Newfane Central School District could unilaterally alter the health insurance benefits of...more
This year’s NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament may be the last of its kind. This post explores some of the brewing legal issues that may force big changes to future “Final Fours,” and in turn, the legal rights and...more
Social media in general, and Facebook in particular, seems to have become so ingrained in modern existence that while it is potentially laughable, it is nonetheless true that we can seriously live by the tenet “If it’s not on...more
If a party to a confidential settlement agreement blabs about the settlement, could the party lose some of the benefits of the settlement? A recent Florida appellate decision is a good reminder to think carefully about the...more
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