Why do we have to go to mediation?
How can someone prepare for the first meeting with an attorney?
Richard Bistrong Weighs in on the FIFA Scandal and Takedowns
Can an employer require drug testing in the workplace?
A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
Are there drawbacks to positive thinking in legal transactions?
Cullen & Dykman Sees Colleges Calling for Title IX Help v
Fighting for Education Rights: Equal Justice for Pregnant and Parenting Students
Combining Arms for Justice-Involved Veterans
Student and Alumni Litigation
Winston & Strawn's Kessler Sees Change and Opportunity in College Athletics
Fixing Law Schools: Are More Types of Degrees the Answer?
ATL Law School Rankings: All About The Jobs
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
In Doe v. Superior Court (filed 5/29/15, No. H040674), the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District, held that a defendant’s reasonable duty of care to prevent harm to a minor and her parents encompassed the duty...more
Jan. 27, 2015 (Mimesis Law) -- Jim Ryan talks with Lee Pacchia about how the rise in reported on-campus sexual assaults and the pressures on colleges and universities to do something about the problem has translated into a...more
School bullying is one of the most pressing social, health, and educational concerns facing public and private schools alike. Long-term bullying, left unaddressed by schools or parents, can cause lasting physical and...more
The recent decision in Ha v. Northwestern University, reiterates the leeway educational institutions have under Title IX when crafting a response to claims of sexual harassment. The plaintiff in Ha alleged that in February...more
B. (A.) v. D. (C.),  B.C.J. No. 1087, 2011 BCSC 775, per Gray J. 
The plaintiff AB sued a teacher CD and the Board of School Trustees of District EF with respect to alleged sexual abuse she claimed to have...more
Court spanks parents. In a landmark decision, the Georgia Court of Appeals ruled in Boston v. Athearn that parents can be held responsible for the social media activities of their kids. The case involved a seventh-grade boy...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
The Illinois Appellate Court recently held that a superintendent, principal, and board of education were immune from liability for a parent’s claims regarding the alleged bullying of her daughter. In Hascall v. Williams,...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
The lawsuit alleging that the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago misled prospective students by disseminating incomplete and misleading job placement data was dismissed this week in its entirety. ...more
This morning, the Illinois Supreme Court handed down its decision in Doe v. White.
Doe arises from a teacher sexual abuse case. As explained in detail here, a grade school teacher was disciplined for sexual misconduct by...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
Religious entities and communities of faith and their insurance carriers can take heart in pursuing defense judgments after the U.S. Supreme Court acted swiftly and unanimously in Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and...more
C.A., a Minor, etc. v. William S. Hart Union High School District, et al. Supreme Court of California (March 8, 2012)
Last week, the California Supreme Court significantly expanded public entity liability by recognizing...more
The recent $8 million jury award to the families of two students killed in the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre illustrates the importance of responding quickly and appropriately to incidents of violence, whether in the workplace...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
In This Issue:
- The Student-Teacher Bond: How Close Is Too Close? By Dianna Bowen (Dallas)
A recent court ruling in Texas shines a spotlight on the student-teacher boundary issues in schools. Recent headlines...more
A recent Illinois Appellate Court decision highlights the protections that courts recognize for statements by public employees about coworker misconduct. The case should reassure school district employees who in good faith...more
You've just received a phone call advising that one of the school's employees is being sued for engaging in inappropriate activity with students attending the birthday party for the employee's child. The parent tells you that...more
C.A., a minor et al., v. William S. Hart Union High School District, et al. Court of Appeal, Second District, Division One (November 5, 2010)
This case addresses the pleading requirements for proceeding with a...more
Appeal from denial of SLAPP motion. Court of Appeal opinion....more
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