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Special Education Law Blog

Special Education Law Blog

Discusses special education law topics. By Jim Gerl.

http://specialeducationlawblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Weekly Question!

    Weekly Question!
    Procedural violations of IDEA are only actionable if they adversely impact the child's education or significantly impair the parents' participation rights. Which procedural violations are most likely to result in an adverse finding against a…
  • Jul 24

    ADA Is 24 Years Old

    ADA Is 24 Years Old
    This is the internationally recognized symbol for accessibility (Photo credit: Wikipedia)The Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law twenty-four years ago this Saturday. If you are interested in suggestions on how to celebrate,…
  • Jul 22

    Seattle Academy A Big Succe

    Seattle Academy A Big Succe
    Pike Place Market in Seattle (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Last week was the annual Seattle U. Academy for IDEA hearing officers and administrative law judges. It was especially good this year. All those special ed hearing officers in one place is…
Rank this Week: 415

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 730

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginiainjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1987

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/
  • Jul 21

    Increase in WV civil filing fees and new filing fees as of July 1, 2014

    Increase in WV civil filing fees and new filing fees as of July 1, 2014
    This year the WV Legislature enacted SB 458, a bill that increased various fees payable to by Circuit Court clerks for filing civil actions, effective July 1, 2014. The general civil filing fee in Circuit Court went from $135 to $200.…
  • Jul 17

    free webinars on post-DOMA legal change

    free webinars on post-DOMA legal change
    A year after the Supreme Court decision in United States v Windsor, federal agencies have been issuing rules that affect same sex couples regarding programs like Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Medicare, and Medicaid. The…
  • Jun 30

    Transfer on Death Deed available in WV

    Transfer on Death Deed available in WV
    As of June 5, 2014 West Virginians have a new way to transfer real estate to a death beneficiary without having to go through probate. The West Virginia Transfer on Death Act passed this legislature in the 2014 regular session and became…
Rank this Week: 2018

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…
Rank this Week: 2753

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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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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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 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/
  • Jul 29

    Bordas & Bordas Legal Review Discusses Ohio Valley Pain Clinic and Medical Negligence

    Bordas & Bordas Legal Review Discusses Ohio Valley Pain Clinic and Medical Negligence
    The Ohio Valley was left dumbfounded last week by reports that Dr. Roland Chalifoux was using contaminated medical supplies (i.e. "dirty needles") on his patients in his pain management practice. Deeply concerned patients and family members,…
  • Jul 29

    The Problem with Politic

    The Problem with Politic
    Those of you who have known me for more than a few years have undoubtedly been exposed to what my wife likes to call "one of my political rants." She swears that she can tell when I am making a political...
  • Jul 28

    Scanlon Named to YWCA Board of Director

    Scanlon Named to YWCA Board of Director
    Bordas & Bordas has announced a staff member's recent appointment to Wheeling's Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) Board of Directors. Carrie Scanlon, Director of Communications and Philanthropy at the firm, will serve alongside a…
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