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Higher Learning: Employees of Educational Institutions Likely Protected From Sexual Orientation Discrimination under Title IX
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any educational

Title VII Bars Sexual Orientation Discrimination, Says Second Circuit Court of Appeals (US)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

Last spring, we reported that the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (which hears appeals from Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin federal trial courts

Recent Government Actions May Impact the Healthcare Industry and Affect Nursing Home Residents
  • Stark & Stark
  • USA
  • February 14 2018

The Trump Administration has recently adopted new limits on the use of guidance documents for federal agencies. Guidance documents are the

Our Ear in the Crowd: FEHC Hears Comments on New Regulations
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2018

The Council discussed the current working draft of 2 C.C.R. 11076, on age discrimination. The proposed changes would add language defining how to

DOJ Limits the Use of Agencies' Guidance Documents in Civil Enforcement Actions
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 31 2018

The Department of Justice ("DOJ") recently issued a memorandum limiting the ability of its litigators to use agency guidance documents in civil

New OCR Guidance Seeks to Resolve Confusion as to When Providers May Share Health Information about Opioid Use with Family and Friends
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2017

On October 27, 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance about the situations in which health

The Class Action Jurisprudence Of Judge Richard Posner
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2017

In early September of 2017, Judge Richard Posner announced his retirement from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

There comes a time
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2017

There comes a time, no matter where you stand on the political spectrum, that you have to call out ignorance when you see it. In an interview last

OCR Issues Guidance on Disclosures to Family, Friends and Others
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2017

On October 3, 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued an announcement clarifying when protected

In the Wake of Harvey and Irma, OCR Reminds Providers of HIPAA Rules
  • Mintz Levin
  • USA
  • September 19 2017

As Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean rebuild after the latest string of deadly hurricanes and prepare for the possibility of future storms, the U.S