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The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Why Milbank Sends 4th-Years Back To School
Next Accreditation System – Interview with Andy Roth, Member, Mintz Levin
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
How Bryan Cave Grooms Rainmakers
Consultant: Legal Ethics Rulemaking Outpaced By Technology
Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program
Law Prof: Law Schools Still 'Inaccurate' On Employment Numbers
What is an Intellectual Property Attorney?
Protecting Separate Property in Arizona: Basic Principles
Jobs, Funding For Courts On Agenda For New ABA President
What is an Irrevocable Trust?
Does This New ABA Report Signal Change For Law Schools?
NYC Gifted Programs Should Rely on 'Math,' Lawyer Says
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
Law School Reformers Create "False Sense of Doom"
How Can I Make the Most Out of the First Meeting?
Jason Maloni on Schools and Education
Best Practices: Institutional Response to Sexual Misconduct (Podcast)
BigLaw's Scramble to Hire the Best
In a wage and hour class action suit that was filed in Maryland’s federal district court, bus drivers and bus assistants sued under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), 29 U.S. C. Section 201 et seq., for back-pay,...more
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
Under the J.J. Act of 2000, a person up to the age of 18 years is treated as ‘child’. Same age is prescribed under the CPCR Act, 2005 as well. However when it comes to prohibition of Child Labour Act of 1986, the definition...more
Employee Was Fired Because of Her Pregnancy, Federal Agency Charged -
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee K-12 school will pay $37,500 and furnish other relief to settle a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal...more
Medical Practice Fired Employee Because of Her Crohn's Disease, Federal Agency Charged -
BALTIMORE - University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. will pay $92,500 and furnish other relief to settle a disability...more
College Pays $125,000 to 64-Year-Old Applicant -
NEW YORK - Marymount Manhattan College has settled a lawsuit filed by EEOC alleging that it refused to hire a choreography instructor for a tenure-track assistant...more
Recently, the Colorado Supreme Court affirmed the trial and appellate courts’ rulings in favor of the University of Colorado in the case of Churchill v. University of Colorado at Boulder. In so ruling, the Court conducted an...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
This is a decision from almost a year ago, which in many ways is a typical summary judgment ruling wherein two FMLA claims survived but two ADA claims perished. The two ADA claims were based on illegal medical inquiries, 29...more
Who pays for the defense of FLSA claims against a local government entity, and who pays for the liquidated damages and attorneys’ fees if the local government entity loses? The Fourth Circuit Court of...more
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on January 11, 2012, that ministers and other employees of religious organizations who perform "ministerial" duties cannot sue their employers for employment discrimination. This...more
A recent court ruling in Texas shines a spotlight on the student-teacher boundary issues in schools. Recent headlines involving instances of teachers having allegedly inappropriate relationships with students always take our...more
On December 8, 2011, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a disabled teacher who failed to meet the minimum requirements for her position was not a “qualified individual” under the Americans with Disabilities Act...more
In Goldbaum v. The Regents of the University of California, 2011 DJDAR 339 (2011), the Fourth District California Court of Appeal decided a novel issue arising under the California Constitution and Labor Code § 218.5. Labor...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
In This Issue:
*Supreme Court Holds that Revenue Loss is a Sufficient Reason to Deny Petition for Territory Transfer
*OHSAA Issues Guidance on Transfer Bylaws
*Dinsmore & Shohl's HR & Employment Law Workshop for...more