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Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Bullying of Kids With Disabilities - The Series - Rides Again

    Bullying of Kids With Disabilities - The Series - Rides Again
    English: Bullying on IRFE in March 5, 2007, the first class day. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Before I get to our newest bullying series, I want to thank our readers for the overwhelming response to my notice that my 2012-2013 caselaw outline is…
  • Aug 25

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    I hate it when all violations of IDEA are described as a denial of FAPE. What other violations of IDEA can you list off the top of your head?------- Thanks for subscribing! Jim Gerl
  • Aug 22

    My 2012-2013 Summary of Special Education Caselaw Is Now Available

    My 2012-2013 Summary of Special Education Caselaw Is Now Available
     (Photo credit: Wikipedia)I have a legal update I want you to buy.Our main goals in establishing this blog seven plus years ago were to provide a discussion of special education law issues from an impartial perspective and to put special…
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West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    The Lion's Roar

    The Lion's Roar
    This past July I had the great pleasure to become a member of the Lions Club International.  I joined the Moundsville, West Virginia club.  My grandfather had previously been a member of the Lions and I had previously known…
  • Aug 28

    A Leap Of Faith, Part Deux

    A Leap Of Faith, Part Deux
    Last Saturday, I stood on top of a building, I thought of my children. I thought about my friends. I thought about my life. And, with one deep breath, I stepped off the ledge. This wasn't a suicidal mission. This...
  • Aug 27

    All Eyes Are On Ferguson, Missouri

    All Eyes Are On Ferguson, Missouri
    For the past week or so, the attention of the nation has been focused on the events in Ferguson, Missouri, in the aftermath of the shooting death of 18 year-old Michael Brown. While there are relatively few undisputed facts known...
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West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
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West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car and ATV accidents. By the Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginiainjurylawyerblog.com/
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Aging & Law in West Virginia

Aging & Law in West Virginia

Features a case of the week. By West Virginia Senior Legal Aid.

http://seniorlegalaid.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 15

    Happy 10th Birthday, Aging & Law in WV Blawg!

    Happy 10th Birthday, Aging & Law in WV Blawg!
    Make a wish, blow out the candles, we've reached the double digits! It's hard to believe it's been 10 years that we've had this blawg going, but here we are. Looking forward to the next 10! Thank you to every reader, and special thanks to our…
  • Aug 14

    WVSLA celebrates Rainbow Pride Week!

    WVSLA celebrates Rainbow Pride Week!
    This year's theme is "All Together Now. . ." a recognition that no matter how diverse our communities are, when it comes to things like equality, love, and understanding, we speak with a united voice. In our state capital there are…
  • Aug 4

    Special Thanks to the WV Fund for Law in the Public Interest!

    Special Thanks to the WV Fund for Law in the Public Interest!
    West Virginia Senior Legal Aid (WVSLA) has had the great fortune of hosting two Public Interest Fellows this summer. The WV Fund for Law in the Public Interest (WVFLIPI) provided the funds to pay two students from WVU College of Law to work…
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Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

Morgantown Personal Injury Blog

By Adams Legal Group, PLLC.

http://morgantowninjurylawyer.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 1

    WVU Students: Tips for Suspension and Expulsion Hearing

    WVU Students: Tips for Suspension and Expulsion Hearing
    In a recent article featured in The Huffington Post, the author wrote about West Virginia University by stating, “Students and fans at one of the top party schools in the country won a big football game Saturday. So they lit ……
  • Nov 1

    WVU Students: Tips for Suspension and Explusion Hearing

    WVU Students: Tips for Suspension and Explusion Hearing
    In a recent article featured in The Huffington Post, the author wrote about West Virginia University by stating, “Students and fans at one of the top party schools in the country won a big football game Saturday. So they lit ……
  • Feb 21

    West Virginia Concealed Carry Gun Law

    West Virginia Concealed Carry Gun Law
    I recently had a client who was charged with a minor criminal offense for carrying an unloaded pistol, in a case, in his vehicle.  Insofar as I have done this myself on various occasions, I admittedly had to conduct some ……
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West Virginia Legal Weblog

West Virginia Legal Weblog

A collection of legal news and commentary with a focus on West Virginia law. By Brian Peterson.

http://legalweblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    540-pound blackjack dealer not disabled under WV law

    540-pound blackjack dealer not disabled under WV law
    A blackjack dealer with morbid obesity, who was fired after being disciplined twice for violating Mardi Gras Casino and Resort's break policy and dress code, could not show that he was disabled under the West Virginia Human Rights Act…
  • Jun 24

    Supreme Court applies heightened causation standard to Title VII retaliation claim

    Supreme Court applies heightened causation standard to Title VII retaliation claim
    In University of Tex. Southwestern Med. Ctr. v. Nassar, No. 12-484 (decided June 24, 2013) (PDF), the Supreme Court held that "Title VII retaliation claims require proof that the desire to retaliate was the but-for cause of the challenged…
  • Jun 24

    Supreme Court chooses narrow definition of supervisor in Title VII cases, resolving circuit split

    Supreme Court chooses narrow definition of supervisor in Title VII cases, resolving circuit split
    In Vance v.  Ball State University, No.  11-556 (decided June 24, 2013) (PDF), the United States Supreme Court decided a question left open in Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth, 524 U.S. 742 (1998), and Faragher…
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West Virginia Legal Blog

West Virginia Legal Blog

Provides an account of things people should do if hurt. By The Miley Legal Group.

http://www.mileylegal.com/blog/
  • May 29

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet

    Pet Peeves: Health Benefits of having pet
    Hey friends!  Mia and Dexter here with the scoop. We sure do love our mommy and daddy; they feed us and play with us and take us for jogs.  In fact, sometimes I think mommy likes us even more than Jordin (but, shhhhh).  So,…
  • May 29

    BULLYING- IT’S HAPPENING IN OUR TOWN

    BULLYING- IT’S HAPPENING IN OUR TOWN
    Hunter explains what to do if you are being bullied. In recent years, there has been a surge of awareness related to bullying and the serious repercussions associated with it.  Even with all this talk, bullying is still a large problem…
  • May 28

    Kansas City-Style Barbecue Sauce

    Kansas City-Style Barbecue Sauce
    Summer is a great time to barbecue! Spice up your grill with the homemade Barbecue Sauce. Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup coarsely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1 cup tomato sauce 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup…
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Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Drew Capuder's Employment Law Blog

Covers employment law news and analysis, focusing on the US Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of West Virginia. By Drew M. Capuder.

http://www.dcemploymentlawblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1

    Favorite quotes about the law, part 1
    Maybe it’s the frustrated novelist in me, but I’ve been thinking about literature and law.
  • Sep 13

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)

    We’ve moved!! (but only our URL)
    We’ve moved!! Kinda. Okay, it’s not a real move of anything physical. Our law firm, including the tables chairs, files, and whatever else, are all still in exactly the same place.
  • Sep 13

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim

    Fifth Circuit applies hostile work environment to age claim
    Courts have sometimes questioned whether hostile work environment claims apply to all “flavors” of discrimination.
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Mediating Certainty

Mediating Certainty

Covers mediation and substantive legal developments impacting mediation in West Virginia. By Keith Jones.

http://mediatingcertainty.wordpress.com
  • Jun 8

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey

    SCOTUS Rules: Caperton v. A. T. Massey
    The United States Supreme Court ruled today in Caperton v. A. T. Massey, No. 08-22, that the Due Process Clause of the United States Constitution required that West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin should have recused himself in…
  • May 29

    Disability Law: Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia, Framework

    Disability Law: Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia, Framework
    I was recently invited to deliver a presentation to a group of lawyers on “Reasonable Accommodation Requests and the Interactive Process in West Virginia.”  In connection with my presentation, I prepared an outline detailing the…
  • Apr 4

    WV Legislature: The First Shock Wave

    WV Legislature: The First Shock Wave
    In non-mediation news, one of the first bills which has passed both houses of the West Virginia Legislature and is awaiting action by the Governor deals with the Certificate of Need process in West Virginia (Senate Bill 321).  Although not…
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