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Mandated Reporting and Professional Boundaries: Important Training for Faculty and Staff

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

Now more than ever it is critical for independent schools to ensure that all faculty and staff are appropriately trained regarding their legal obligation to report suspicions of abuse and neglect of any student to appropriate...more

President’s FY 2018 Budget Plan Requests $15 Million to Support Future Implementation of Mandatory Nationwide Use of E-Verify

by Fisher Phillips on

On March 17, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published the first installment of the Trump Administration’s FY 2018 Budget plan: “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” The Budget...more

CMS Issues Alert Updating and Clarifying Mandatory Reporting Thresholds for Certain Liability Insurance Settlements, Judgments,...

by King & Spalding on

On December 12, 2016, CMS issued a Technical Alert that announced a change in reporting requirements for several different types of settlements with total payment obligation to claimant (TPOC) dates on or after January 1,...more

Four Practical Tips For K-12 Title IX Compliance

by Fisher Phillips on

Administrators at K-12 school districts around the country have enormous responsibilities, with Title IX compliance high up on their list. While all administrators are concerned with doing the right thing by their students,...more

Sexual Abuse at St. George's School and the School's Reponse: 1970 to 2015

by Foley Hoag LLP on

In January 2016, I was asked to conduct an investigation concerning sexual abuse at St. George’s School, and the school’s response to reports of abuse, from 1960 to the present. At the time, St. George’s faced a firestorm of...more

Immunity for Mandated Reporters-Elder Abuse

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

Maria Delaluz Santos v. Kisco Senior Living, LLC et al. - Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District (July 22, 2016) - The Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act, codified in Welfare and Institutions...more

Health Care E-Note - April 2016

by Burr & Forman on

Patient care is not confined to a single office or exam room, or a single physician or other provider. Caring for patients these days now includes complex coordination among physicians, nurses, technicians, staff, management,...more

Blog: Three-Judge Panel Of D.C. Circuit Again Holds That Mandatory Disclosure Requirement Of Conflict Minerals Rule Violates First...

by Cooley LLP on

In November 2014, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the petitions of the SEC and Amnesty International for panel rehearing in connection with the conflict minerals case, National Association of Manufacturers, Inc. v....more

US Supreme Court Holds that Student’s Statement to Teacher can be Admitted at Trial

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

The U.S. Supreme Court (the “Court”) recently issued a unanimous decision as to whether or not prosecutors could introduce statements at trial when a child is not available for cross examination. The Court’s decision has...more

Pennsylvania Approves Major Changes to Laws Protecting Minors

by Saul Ewing LLP on

The Pennsylvania Legislature has passed – and Gov. Tom Wolf has signed – House Bill 1276 to amend the state’s Child Protective Services Law. The amended law contains a number of clarifying revisions to the mandated reporting...more

Supreme Court Update: Mcfadden V. United States (14-378), Ohio V. Clark (13-1352), Brumfield V. Cain (13-1433) And Davis V. Ayala...

by Wiggin and Dana LLP on

We're back with Part II of our last-Thursday round-up, just in time for another decision dump from One First Street. Last week, the Court handed down decisions in Los Angeles v. Patel (13-1175), Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises...more

Supreme Court Ruling Avoids Major Complications for Mandatory Reporters

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

Last week, the United States Supreme Court overturned a controversial decision by the Ohio Supreme Court holding that statements given by a preschool student to his teacher were tantamount to statements to police, and so...more

New York Issues First New Combined Reporting Law Determination—and It’s Not Pretty

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Even though New York amended its combination statute for years beginning in 2007, we are just now beginning to see litigation related to those amendments. At the end of June 2013, an administrative law judge in New York’s...more

Religious Institutions Update: February 2013

by Holland & Knight LLP on

Last February, at the request of Senate Finance Committee member Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations was formed to address tax-related policy questions of import...more

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