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Police reports are a practical tool for school districts in investigating (and countering) both student and employee misconduct. The Connecticut Supreme Court has resolved an intense debate about what law enforcement...more
Workers’ Compensation Insurance for Professional Athletes -
AB 1309; Labor Code §3600.5 -
The efforts made by professional athletes seeking workers’ compensation benefits for injuries that they sustained on the...more
The advent of a playoff system in Division I FBS college football is not the only new change in intercollegiate athletics. After the most active summer in the history of college sports, the following events will have a large...more
The National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) fundamental beliefs about the role of student-athletes and its economic model just received a partial rebuke from the courts. On August 8, 2014, a federal judge ruled that...more
In Tameka Gladney v. Mississippi Department of Employment Security, the Mississippi Court of Appeals reinstated a teacher assistant’s unemployment benefits finding that the district had been less than fair to her. At the end...more
In This Update:
..School as Polling Place
..Student Discipline Study
..Destruction of Public Records
..Sale of Personal Information
The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been a political hot button in the United States. Now that it has become law, though, the challenge has shifted to determining how the nuances of the ACA will play out in...more
This is a period of unprecedented change for collegiate athletics, with potentially surprising tax consequences to the parties involved. Within the past six months, a federal district court held that the antitrust laws...more
Fiscal year 2015 cap-subject H-1B petitions selected and approved by USCIS will be valid starting October 1, 2014. However, as October 1, 2014 approaches, many cap-subject H-1B petitions remain pending at both the California...more
The United States Supreme Court granted Wheaton College, a religious non-profit college in Illinois, an injunction permitting the college to opt into the ACA contraception mandate’s accommodation scheme available to certain...more
The North Carolina General Assembly has completed its 2014 session. During this “short session,” Legislators focused primarily on adjusting the second year of the State budget enacted last year, but also considered a number...more
Let me begin this post by saying, War Eagle! (It is football season…). Football and silliness aside, I am an Auburn fan because I attended Auburn University. I graduated last year and sometimes I wish I could have done five...more
August 27, 2014 (Mimesis Law) -- Jeff Kessler, partner at Winston & Strawn, talks with Lee Pacchia and Steve Olenick about how he fashioned a career in the emerging field of sports law. Over the course of his thirty plus...more
One of the more common questions we receive in our higher education practice concerns whether an institution may offer a student or alumni referral program without running afoul of federal law. Or, more specifically, whether...more
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the historic United States Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The court overturned the precedent established in Plessy v. Ferguson, which upheld that...more
Indirect graduate medical costs, or IGME, are what Medicare allows teaching hospitals in increased Medicare rates. IGME represents the indirect costs to a teaching hospital of hosting residents and interns—costs above and...more
The Northern District Court of Illinois found that Rich Township High School District 227 did not violate the free speech rights of former guidance counselor and girls’ basketball coach Bryan Craig when it dismissed him based...more
A union has lost a request to suspend a Ministry of Labour Director’s order allowing a school board to establish a multi-workplace joint health and safety committee.
The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act...more
The lazy days of summer are behind us this month as many children head back to school. Employers of parents with school-aged children should review California’s laws, which provide certain rights to employees to take time off...more
In This Issue:
- Interpreters Standards For Students With Hearing Impairments
- Preschool And DCF
- Health Assessment Forms for Use by Youth Camps and Day Care Providers
- English Language Learner...more
I recently read an article about how college football recruiters are using twitter to screen out potential players for their teams. It’s becoming a somewhat common practice for recruiters to monitor the twitter accounts of...more
In the world of healthcare policy and law, we usually discuss issues impacting providers, but don’t often report about the training and infrastructure behind what allows our healthcare system to treat patients in our...more
In August, a judge awarded former Jackson State University (JSU) head coach, Denise Taylor, $200,000 in damages for “emotional pain and suffering” she endured during her employment. Taylor was the head women’s basketball...more
On August 6, 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that will require school athletic coaches to report suspected child abuse to the authorities. Under state law, school personnel, including but not limited to,...more
A Pennsylvania District Court dismissed teacher Natalie Munroe’s violation of free speech claim against the Central Bucks School District. Ms. Munroe accused the School District and some administrators for violating her free...more
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