Read Education Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
With Radical Changes, Law Firms Can Beat Recession
ABA Legal Education Conference: "Titanic Executives Meeting"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Northwestern Law Dean: Let Students "Vote With Their Feet"
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
New Data "Unmasks" Schools, Says US News Law School Rankings Czar
Weekly Brief: 78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Weekly Brief: Rakoff Orders Gupta To Pay Goldman Sachs' Legal Fees
Law Prof: I May File Law School Ethics Charges
Alabama Rolls Harvard At Law; Editor Explains Rankings
Higher Education Oversight and Governance: Role of a College Board of Trustees
Law School Applications Crater
Weekly Brief: DOJ Memo Details Justification For Killing US Citizens
Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware to Continue Dominating Bankruptcy
Law Prof: Schools May Close if 2-Year Program Adopted
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 allowed, for a limited period of time, the issuance of taxable state or local bonds for which the U.S. Treasury Department pays the issuer a specified percentage of interest...more
In a case demonstrating the importance of a well-crafted statement of objectives, the appellate court held that a city erred in certifying a final environmental impact report (“EIR”) and approving a project because the EIR...more
More than 4,000 bills were introduced in the California State Legislature during the 2011-2012 legislative session. Of these bills, 996 made it to Governor Brown’s desk, of which 876 were signed into law, and 120 were...more
I recently had the opportunity to do something quite fun. My torts professor from law school asked me to teach a class on “the real practice” of tort law. I got the opportunity to lecture, to show some examples of...more
With increased international investment, Miami-Dade County has seen a rebound in the real estate market, particularly with regard to residential projects in high-density areas in Miami's urban core and bayfront and beachfront...more
KMTG is continuing our series reviewing new legislation. Unless noted otherwise, the new laws take effect January 1, 2013.
Evaluations of Principals — SB 1292:
The Legislature declared in passing SB 1292 that...more
The Building Standards Commission ("BSC") recently initiated formal rulemaking and public review for portions of the 2012 triennial code update to the California Building Standards Code ("Code").
AB 1903 (Buchanan and Hagman), as proposed, would suspend the ability of school districts to levy Level III developer fees. The bill is scheduled to be heard on Wednesday, June 20 in the Senate Education...more
On January 12, 2012, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law the Urban Hope Act (“Act”), S3173/A4426, which allows private companies to construct, operate and manage up to twelve public schools in three...more
Subcontractor’s bids, when coupled with its backlog of uncompleted contracts, must not cause subcontractor to exceed aggregate rating limit in public school projects. If so, contractor’s bid will be rejected due to...more
Maintaining Level Playing Field Key to Overlooking RFP Issue
The Commission recently granted the appeal of two schools that had been denied funding by USAC because of competitive bidding issues. In each instance, the...more
The Illinois Supreme Court recently upheld the constitutionality of legislation involving a $3 billion state construction program funded in part by the legalization of video poker, which would be permitted in bars and...more
The nuclear revival continues, fueled by loan guarantees from the Obama administration and the increasing demand for cleaner energy sources. The first round of nuclear new build construction is on track to add 7 additional...more
In This Issue:
*Department of Labor Issues Guidance on FMLA’s Definition of In Loco Parentis
*Ruling Continues Trend of Courts Strictly Construing Terms of Construction Contract
*Overtime Lawsuit for Use of PDA's...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*California Lawmakers Pass Bill to Curb Sprawl
*GREEN BUILDING FOCUS
..Studies show contractors may overestimate green costs
*Green consultants become mainstays in LEED certification
*Website lists all...more
JD Supra gets your content noticed, increases your visibility and makes your marketing efforts hassle free...
Learn More or Schedule a demo