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New Florida Law Aims to Put Brakes on ADA Barrier-to-Access Lawsuits
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

Responding to the alarming proliferation of lawsuits in Florida alleging that places of public accommodations create barriers to access to disabled

When Is a Successful Protester Not a “Prevailing Party”?
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

In a unanimous decision issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on May 1, 2017, the Court held that an otherwise successful

Brexit - UK Files for Divorce From European Union
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 29 2017

On 29 March 2017, the UK government delivered the formal notice to the other EU Member States that it is leaving the EU. The Brexit process is now

ABA amends model ethics rules to prohibit discrimination, harassment
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

On Monday, the ABA House of Delegates amended the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to add a provision barring harassment and discrimination in all

Inadvertent Release of Attorney-Client or Attorney Work Product Privileged Documents Under the PRA Does Not Constitute Waiver
  • Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Jennifer Snyder, Elizabeth Brazil, Newark Advocates for Change, and Newark Citizens for Change requested documents from the Newark Unified School

Can a public agency inadvertently waive attorney-client & work product privileges? First and Second appellate district split on the issue
  • Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

In January, I wrote about the Second Appellate District case of Ardon v. City of Los Angeles. In Ardon, the court found that a public entity can

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Florida ban on judges soliciting campaign contributions
  • GrayRobinson PA
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

Today, in Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar, the United States Supreme Court affirmed Florida Supreme Court's opinion upholding the Florida Bar's ban on

Public entities can inadvertently waive privilege in response to a Public Records Act request
  • Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2015

California's Public Records Act (PRA) law requires public entities to make their public records open for inspection and copying. Environmental

Misconduct charges against police officer were barred by statute of limitations
  • Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

On November 9, 2009, Jason Pedro, a police officer with the City of Los Angeles, drove a female friend, a minor, to a medical clinic in an unmarked

The gov. Rick Perry indictment: another weak case that shouldn’t have been charged
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2014

The news outlets exploded this weekend with commentary on the Gov. Rick Perryindictment, and the criticism was fast and swift to deem it a very weak