Category Archives: Municipal & School

Citizen’s Suit Against Individual School Directors For Categorical Ban From Attending Future School Board Meetings Dismissed

Barna v. Board of School Directors of the Panther Valley School District, Case No. 15-3904 …

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Keep Calm and Call the Lawyer: Understanding the Role of a Municipal Solicitor

Newly elected officials may be surprised to discover their votes and actions have legal implications. …

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A Reminder of OCR Guidance Regarding Students With ADHD

School Districts should keep in mind last year’s guidance from the U.S. Department of Education …

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Could a Casino be Coming to Your Neighborhood? Opt-Out Deadline Approaching!

A Category 4 slot machine licensee will be authorized to operate no less than 300 …

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Tax Appeals Based on Property Type May Violate State Constitution

Valley Forge Towers Apartments N, L.P. v. Upper Merion Area School Dist., 2017 Pa. LEXIS …

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Federal Court Holds That Banning a Commenter From a Public Official’s Public Facebook Page Violates the Commenter’s Right to Free Speech

Davison v. Loudoun County Bd. of Supervisors, 1:16CV932 (JCC/IDD), 2017 WL 3158389 (E.D. Va. July …

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School Employee Who Resigned After Her Hospitalization Coverage Was Reduced Entitled To Unemployment Compensation

Forbes Road School District V Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Case No. …

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Students’ Privacy Claims Fail to Upend School District’s Transgender Restroom Policy

Doe v. Boyertown Area School District, 2017 WL 3675418 (E.D. Pa. 2017) (A Pennsylvania federal …

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District Court Permits Transgender Person Diagnosed With Gender Dysphoria to Sue Under Americans With Disabilities Act

Blatt v. Cabela’s Retail, Inc., No. 5:14-CV-04822, 2017 WL 2178123, at *2 (E.D. Pa. May …

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Pennsylvania Courts Split Over Sexual Orientation Discrimination

A recent decision by Judge Jan E. DuBois in Coleman v. Amerihealth Caritas, No. 16-3652, …

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