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Is Your Website ADA-Compliant? Web Accessibility Lawsuits May Soon Be On the Rise as California High Courts Expand the Reach of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Unruh Civil Rights Act

USA - September 24 2019 Within the past month, California courts have issued rulings expanding the types of lawsuits that may be filed against website operators for failing…

Proactive Steps to Combat Microaggressions and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

USA - July 22 2019 While school and community college districts have policies and complaint procedures to address overt unlawful discrimination and harassment in the…

“But It’s on the Internet!” You Still Need a License to Use that Photo!

USA - July 1 2019 A recent decision of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals demonstrates the risks of using “stock” photographs and other images found on the internet…

U.S. Supreme Court Lets Stand School District Policy Supportive of Transgender Students

USA - June 17 2019 On May 28, 2019, the United States Supreme Court declined to review a decision issued by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals (“Third Circuit”) in Doe…

Failure to Comply with the EEOC’s Claim-filing Requirements May Not Bar Courts from Hearing Discrimination Cases

USA - June 12 2019 On June 3, 2019, the United States Supreme Court issued a rare unanimous decision authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in Fort Bend County, Texas…

New Bill Would Expand Ban on Suspensions for “Willful Defiance”

USA - May 1 2019 The Education Code currently provides that students enrolled in grades K through 3 may not be suspended pursuant to Education Code 48900(k)…

New Developments in Ongoing Website Accessibility Litigation

USA - April 22 2019 A federal district court in Massachusetts recently ruled against Harvard University in an ongoing lawsuit filed on behalf of disabled individuals…

Will Smartphones in Classrooms Be a Thing of the Past?

USA - April 1 2019 Spend any amount of time in a middle school or high school classroom across California, and you will witness firsthand the impact of smartphones on…

New Laws Expand Employers’ Sexual Harassment Prevention Obligations

USA - January 15 2019 As the #MeToo Movement placed a glaring spotlight on the continuing problem of sexual harassment in the workplace, outgoing California Governor Jerry…

Students and Ridesharing: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

USA - December 14 2018 Ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, continue to grow in popularity and use. The services are cost-effective, convenient, and require no…