Archives for John M. Myers

John M. Myers

John M. Myers

Of Counsel / Philadelphia

P: 215-772-7535

Understanding Your Students’ First Amendment Rights is a “Snap”

July 17, 2020

Finally, the Third Circuit has judicially defined the upside-down smiley-face emoji. B.L. v. Mahanoy Area S.D., No. 19-1842, 6/30/30, slip…

Remembering Ax Handle Saturday

June 25, 2020

The Philadelphia Citizen
By John M. Myers

I’m white. I’m over 70. I grew up and lived in Jacksonville, Florida, until I left for college in the…

Students suing Philadelphia universities for tuition refunds face ‘huge stumbling block’

May 15, 2020

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Michelle Caffery

Not long after colleges and universities across the country were forced to shift to virtual learning amid the Covid-19 pandemic,…

Higher Ed Needs to Step Up Its Zoom Game for Title IX

May 7, 2020

As if there weren’t enough Zoom meetings in Higher Ed, the Department of Education (“DOE”) has issued its long-awaited Title…

College & COVID-19: Students Bring Wave of Lawsuits Seeking Tuition Refunds

April 29, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly took hold in the U.S. in early March, colleges and universities were some of the…

Ethics is Easier When You’re Older

April 24, 2020

The Philadelphia Lawyer
By John M. Myers

The Preamble to Pennsylvania’s Rules of Professional Conduct says this about ethical behavior and a certain conflict of interest: [9]…Virtually…

Pennsylvania Now Requiring Licensed Athletic Trainers?

August 22, 2019

While you’re deciding whether to attend our Higher Education Forum on Friday, October 25 (PRE-REGISTER), make sure your lawyers and…

YIKES! Operation Varsity Blues

March 13, 2019

Everyone in the Higher Education world is now aware of the Federal investigation into bribery/fraud schemes to “guarantee” admission of…

Stephen G. Rhoads and John M. Myers Speak at the Pennsylvania Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Ethics Conference

December 4, 2018

Philadelphia, PA –Stephen G. Rhoads and John M. Myers, members of Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department, spoke at the Pennsylvania Association…

Title IX Update: DoE Releases Significant Proposed Changes

November 16, 2018

By Paul W. Apicella

This morning the Department of Education released a revised draft of proposed changes to regulations governing the obligations of higher…

If Everyone Does It …

August 11, 2015

Inside Higher Ed
By By Carl Straumsheim

The University of Illinois System is reforming how it deals with open records requests in light of administrators withholding emails…

New Partners Yearbook

May 1, 2015

Partners Jonathan Boughrum, Jonathan R. Flora and John M. Myers are featured in The Legal Intelligencer’s New Partners Yearbook. Please…

For Colleges, Fraternity Woes can Cost Big Bucks

March 23, 2015

CBS News
By Erik Sherman

It’s been a bad month for the nation’s university Greek fraternity system. The last few weeks saw allegations of racist…

Are We Still Obstreperous? Can’t We Do Anything?

February 19, 2015

The Legal Intelligencer

I’ll start with a warning: We are all obstreperous at one time or another. Accept that this could apply to…

Montgomery McCracken Names Two Attorneys to Partnership

October 6, 2014

  PHILADELPHIA–Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that it has named John M. Myers and Jonathan Boughrum to the firm’s…

A Look Back and Around at Diversity in Philadelphia

February 10, 2014

The Legal Intelligencer

It’s too easy, I worry, to think of diversity as a “solved” problem, of historical interest only. In fact, it…

Guest Column: Memories of a Racially Divided Jacksonville

December 19, 2013

The Florida Times-Union

Brown vs. Board of Education marked the end of legal segregation in schools in 1954. It was quickly followed with…

Complying with the Clery Act — Important Tips and Updates

September 24, 2013

The Annual Security Report required by the Clery Act is due October 1, 2013.  Crime statistics for 2012 are to…

At U of Ala., Leaders Tread Lightly on Segregation

September 22, 2013

The Associated Press
By Jay Reeves

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – From Alabama’s governor to a U.S. attorney, state and other leaders say they want to move…

News headlines fuel agenda for ethics CLE

March 5, 2013

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads attorney John M. Myers, along with Eleanor Myers, professor at Temple University presented their “Ripped…

Montgomery McCracken’s This Year in Nonprofit Law in its 22nd Year

December 4, 2012

On November 28, Montgomery McCracken, along with Don Kramer’s Nonprofit Issues® presented the 22nd Annual This Year in Nonprofit Law,…

The Clery Act – A Strong Reminder About Compliance in Light of the Penn State Tragedy

July 17, 2012

The Freeh Report on Pennsylvania State University – an independent investigative report commissioned by Penn State’s Board of Trustees, in…

John Myers and Melanie Leney presenters for CCBA “Ethics: Interviewing Employees” CLE

April 25, 2012

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads attorneys John M. Myers and Melanie A. Leney were panelist and moderator, respectively, at the Camden…

University of Vermont Hosts Higher Education Conference

October 25, 2011

 Conference Attracts Administrators, Educators and General Counsel From Around the Country Montgomery McCracken attorney John M. Myers joined a national…

Labor & Employment Department Card: Employment Statutes-Damages

June 15, 2010

The Labor & Employment Department created the attached document, Employment Statutes – Damages. Download PDF for full article

Labor & Employment Department Card: Guidelines For Pre-Employment Inquiries

June 15, 2010

The Labor & Employment Department created the attached document, Guidelines For Pre-Employment Inquiries. Download PDF for full article

Labor & Employment Department Card: Employment Record-Keeping and Retention Requirements

June 15, 2010

The Labor & Employment Department created the attached document, Employment Record-Keeping and Retention Requirements. Download PDF for full article

Labor & Employment Department Card: Employment Notices – Posting Requirements

June 15, 2010

The Labor & Employment Department created the attached document, Employment Notices – Posting Requirements. Download PDF for full article