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Firm Profile: Mintz Levin
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Boston, MA 02111, United States
Phone: 617-348-4468
Fax: 617-542-2241
Areas of Practice
  • Education
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • D.C.
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
Other Countries
  • Israel
Number of Attorneys
400+ Attorneys

Educational Institutions Targeted in Fraudulent Payment Requests

Educational institutions should be aware of fraudulent request for payments from vendors. The FBI Boston Division identified three incidents over the past month where perpetrators submitted fraudulent transfer authorization…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Criminal Law, Education

Fostering Financial Aid Literacy in Students: H.R. 3179

This is the sixth and final installment in a series examining five bipartisan bills advanced by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on June 22, 2016 and approved by the full House of Representatives on July 11,…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Choice is Knowledge: H.R. 3178

This is the fifth installment in a series examining five bipartisan bills advanced by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on June 22, 2016 and approved by the full House of Representatives on July 11, 2016. While…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Renovating the Past, Constructing the Future: H.R. 5530

This is the fourth installment in a series examining five bipartisan bills advanced by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on June 22, 2016 and approved by the full House of Representatives on July 11, 2016. While…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial

Expanding Access and Encouraging Health Care: H.R. 5529

This is the third installment in a series examining five bipartisan bills advanced by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on June 22, 2016. The original post briefly summarizing all five bills was posted in…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Health

Fear No FAFSA: H.R. 5528

This is the second installment in a series examining five bipartisan bills advanced by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on June 22, 2016. The original post summarizing all five bills was posted in Education…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

House Committee Advances Higher Education Bills

This summary is the first installment in a series examining the five bipartisan bills in greater detail. As much of the attention in Washington this week was concentrated on the sit-in by House Democrats over gun control…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Program at University of Texas

On June 23, 2016, in its second time hearing Fisher v. University of Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the affirmative action admissions program at the University of Texas at Austin. The Court held that the program is lawful…more
 /  Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Education

Massachusetts Senate Passes 3 Higher Education Bills

As an update to our recent post, the Massachusetts Senate took action on several important pieces of legislation that relate to higher education institutions and their students. Below is a brief summary of the activity that…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Education, Finance & Banking

More Money, More Problems? – The Rise of Compensation and Expectations for College Coaches (Employment Matters)

This is the second installment of a series regarding legal issues affecting college athletics that Employment Matters will run during this year’s NCAA basketball tournament. It is no secret that the salaries of coaches of…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Education, Labor & Employment Law

A Look Beyond the Madness – Revisiting The Standing Of And Protections For Student-Athletes (Employment Matters)

This is the first installment of a series regarding legal issues affecting college athletics that Employment Matters will run during this year’s NCAA basketball tournament. Two horrible March Madness brackets ago, we…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Education, Labor & Employment Law

Senate Likely to Address Higher Education Bills Next Week

Next week, the Massachusetts Senate is likely to address legislation that will have an impact on higher education institutions in Massachusetts, their students and financial institutions extending loans to such students. These…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Education, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Settlement Agreements with Students Are Protected Student Records But Must Be Disclosed in Redacted Form Under Public Records Law, Says Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

What is the responsibility of a public educational institution when it receives a public records request for material that it believes it must keep private under state and federal student records laws?…more
 /  Administrative Law, Education, Privacy

Preparing for a New World of Collective Action by Student-Athletes

With stunning speed, the balance of power between collegiate athletes and the institutions they play for has changed. Recent events at the University of Missouri may feel like a tectonic shift but the preceding tremors had been…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Education, Labor & Employment Law
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