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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Off-Campus Discipline Not Required By Title IX

The Kansas Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion on the responsibility of the University of Kansas to take action under Title IX for off-campus student behavior. The University of Kansas expelled a male student for sexually harassing a female student...

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Lawsuit Leads to Another ‘Dear Colleague Letter’ From the Department of Education

A recent “Dear Colleague Letter” provides clarification of The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) rules and points to suggested changes to an university’s or institution’s policies and procedures. Recently, the...

GreenbergTraurig
NYS Government Ethics Agency Proposes to Restrict Campaign Fundraising

In late October 2015, the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) released a draft Advisory Opinion that would overturn a nearly 20-year-old ethics opinion regarding political activities by public office holders and their employees. This...

DLA Piper
Genetically Modified Foods Labeling Laws Under Attack in Congress and Federal Court of Appeals

GM bill is likely to be introduced in US Senate. The industry-backed Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this bill: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], which would prohibit individual states from setting standards...

Williams Mullen
FAA Announces Crackdown on Unauthorized Drone Flights

By Kevin D. Pomfret , Partner, Williams Mullen The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently announced on its website that it was stepping up enforcement actions against individuals and organizations that operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS...

Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
New Decision from West Virginia Supreme Court on Academic Freedom versus Freedom of Information Laws

The federal Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) and state open record law equivalents are designed to promote government transparency by allowing citizens to request copies of administrative records. Increasingly, they are also used to obtain...