Category Archives: Blog

Billion Dollar Fine Signals the White House’s Agenda for Export Controls Enforcement

Please click on the link below to read this article that appeared in the Association …

Posted in Blog, Import/Export Control & Compliance |

Federal Court Allows Title IX Claim to Proceed Based Upon Allegations That Student Harassed By Peers for Failure to Conform to Gender Norms

Russell Bittendender, et ux. v. Bangor Area School District, Case No. 15-6465 (E.D. Pa. 2017). …

Posted in Blog, Municipal & School |

Selective property tax appeals based on property type or residency status of the owner violates the Pennsylvania Constitution’s Uniformity Clause

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently reversed the Commonwealth Court and held that the Uniformity Clause …

Posted in Blog, Municipal & School |

PA Supreme Court Restricts General Assembly’s Right to Spend Oil & Gas Royalty Money

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court continues to expand the reach of the Environmental Rights Amendment to …

Posted in Blog, Environmental |

What is a Reasonable Accommodation under the ADA?

The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) requires that employers provide employee’s with a qualifying disability …

Posted in Blog, Labor & Employment |

Office of Open Records Holds That School Videos Depicting Student In An Altercation Is Not An Educational Record Of The Student Under FERPA

Hawkins v. Central Dauphin School District, AP 2016-0583, 2016 PA O.O.R.D. LEXIS 760.  The Office …

Posted in Blog, Municipal & School |

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules that Only Physicians – Not Their Staff – Can Obtain Informed Consent

A recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision will have a major impact on how physicians across …

Posted in Blog, Health Care Law, Litigation, Med Law Blog, Uncategorized |

Pennsylvania awards 27 Dispensary Permits

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health released the names of the 27 dispensaries awarded permits this afternoon. …

Posted in Blog, Medical Marijuana |

Pennsylvania Split on Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Two recent federal district courts – from opposite sides of the Commonwealth – reached different …

Posted in Blog, Labor & Employment |

The End of the IRE Process (as we know it)

Pennsylvania, like many other states, has a statutory section of its Workers’ Compensation law that …

Posted in Blog, Workers Compensation |