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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
A new Massachusetts law will require all newly-hired teachers at public and private schools, bus drivers and others working at schools or child care programs with direct unsupervised contact with children, to undergo national...more
On December 13, 2012, the Michigan Legislature passed House Bill 5523, known as the Internet Privacy Protection Act (IPPA), which if signed by Governor Rick Snyder, will become effective immediately....more
With that disarming salutation, a little over a year ago Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced new Department of Education mandates, issued under Title IX of the Education Amendments of...more
Can an employer be convicted and fined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for an accident that resulted in the death of a non-employee? A recent case suggests that the answer is “yes”....more
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
The tragic shooting death at the Episcopal School in Jacksonville, Florida has placed the issue of workplace violence on the radar screens of schools nationwide. On March 6, Head of School Dale Regan notified a teacher that...more
1. Openers; 2. ABCs of Immigration Law: The DREAM Act Proposal; 3. Ask Visalaw.com; 4. Border and Enforcement News: Feds at odds with Victorville, CA over regional center, California student released after intervention by...more
FCPA: A Brief History:
Product of Watergate: Investigation revealed payments to foreign officials to obtain/retain business; Books and record keeping requirement; Internal procedures requirement evolved over time; Civil...more
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*Letter from Diversity & Inclusion Partner
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