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What the Corporate Transparency Act Means for Business Entities

August 15th, 2022

The Corporate Transparency Act is a new federal law that will impose a filing requirement mandating every corporation, LLC, or similar entity formed in or registered to do business in the U.S. to report beneficial ownership information to the Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.

Walking The Tightrope: Student Discipline Under Section 504 

July 29th, 2022

The Office for Civil Rights has just issued guidance as to how Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 applies to the use of student discipline. Its focus is the balancing that schools must do when considering providing for a student’s disability-based behaviors on the one hand, and maintaining an appropriate and safe learning environment for all students on the other.

How Title Insurance Protects Real Estate Investments

July 29th, 2022

Title insurance protects buyers and their lenders from these issues, making it an essential part of any real estate transaction. Here’s how it works:

Pennsbury School District Settles a Lawsuit for $300,000 Brought By Four Residents Who Challenged School Board Policies Restricting Public Comment Speech at Board Meetings  

July 19th, 2022

Following the filing of a lawsuit by four residents accusing the Pennsbury School Board of curtailing public comments and enforcing unconstitutional free speech policies at Board meetings, the Pennsbury School District agrees to pay a $300,000 lawsuit settlement.

Act 55 Extends Enrollment for Students with Disabilities to Combat Lost Opportunities from COVID-19  

July 14th, 2022

On July 8, 2022, Governor Tom Wolf signed Act 55 of 2022 into law, intending to address ongoing learning losses stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Act 55 expands the opportunity for extended enrollment to students with disabilities.

Third Circuit Rules for School District in FAPE Case: School Shows How It’s Done  

July 14th, 2022

In a recent case from the Third Circuit, a school district prevailed against parents’ claims for failure of child find, for denial of FAPE and for private school tuition, both at hearing and in all levels of the parents’ appeals to the federal courts.

Department of Education Releases New Title IX Regulations  

June 30th, 2022

On June 23, 2022, fifty years to the day after President Nixon signed Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Dr. Miguel Cardona, President Biden’s Secretary of Education, announced the much-anticipated 2022 Title IX Regulations, the fulfillment of Biden’s March 8, 2020 Executive Order guaranteeing an educational environment free from sex discrimination for all students. 

What the Dobbs Decision Means for Family Law in Pennsylvania

June 30th, 2022

On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the landmark cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which have guaranteed the right to abortion for nearly five decades. How could this impact Family Law?

Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Sparks Nationwide Employment Concerns

June 30th, 2022

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, changes in state laws will impact health care plans and other employment policies across the country.

A Proposed Amendment to Pennsylvania’s Constitution Could Have Huge Impact on Assisted Reproduction if Passed

June 30th, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique circumstances and dilemmas surrounding Assisted Reproductive Technology.