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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 Twitter world of brief news updates, the NCAA’s tweet at 6:55 AM on October 22nd was blunt, but not unexpected – “Miami failed to monitor activities of a major booster, resulting in a decade of violations.” While the...more
Although at the time of conviction it may not be your primary concern, the negative consequences of having a criminal history can affect the rest of your life. For example, under North Carolina law, a local board of education...more
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
*Ford & Harrison Proudly Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida with its Annual Youth of the Year Fundraiser
*Ford & Harrison Helps With the Haitian...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
2. ABCs of Immigration: J-1 Visas – Waivers of the Two-Year Home Residency Requirement
3. Ask Visalaw.com
4. Border and Enforcement News
5. News From The Courts
6. News Bytes