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OSHA Suspends Implementation of COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Requirements

November 16, 2021

On Friday, November 12, 2021, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) announced that it is suspending “activities”…

Getting Smart about Smart Contracts

November 15, 2021

I started to research this article by typing “blockchain” and “smart contract” into a legal search engine and filtering to…

Federal Government Announces Vaccination Rules for Employers, Including OSHA’s Vaccine or Testing Requirements for Large Employers

November 9, 2021

Last week, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued its long-anticipated Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) that requires…

Bad Things Can Happen on Good Websites – Including Yours?

November 4, 2021

Could your website be undermining your Privacy Policy?  A recent set of articles on The Markup, a nonprofit newsroom that…

No ATs? Huge Problem: Shocking Number of Public High Schools Don’t Have Medical Providers to Protect Student Athletes

October 20, 2021

Highlighting the risks faced by high school athletes across the country, a 2020 Spotlight on America report by the Korey…

Governor Phil Murphy Signs New LAD Amendment, Expanding New Jersey Age Discrimination Protections

October 8, 2021

On Tuesday, Governor Phil Murphy expanded protections for older New Jersey employees by signing A681 into law. The bill amends…

First Jury Verdict in Football-Brain Disease Case Upheld by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court

October 1, 2021

On September 1, 2021, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania rejected Matthew Onyshko’s Petition for Allowance of Appeal to revive his…

Delaware Supreme Court Announces Key Changes to Standing Doctrines in Derivative Shareholder Litigation

September 28, 2021

Last week, the Delaware Supreme Court handed down two important decisions clarifying key doctrines relating to derivative shareholder litigation. The…

“What’s it to you?” Supreme Court’s TransUnion v. Ramirez Opinion Limits Article III Standing for Class Action Plaintiffs in Federal Court

September 15, 2021

The first Supreme Court decision to confront Article III standing in five years can be summarized in just five words:…

President Biden Announces Vaccine Mandates for Large Employers, Federal Workers, and Health Care Workers

September 13, 2021

Last week, as part of his “Path Out of the Pandemic” Action Plan, President Biden announced that all employers with…

VACATED: DOE Pulls Title IX Provision Requiring In-Person Testimony For Statement Consideration In Live Hearings

August 27, 2021

On August 24, 2021, the United States Department of Education (DOE) issued a guidance letter on the implementation of Title…

Coster v. UIP Companies, Inc.: Delaware Supreme Court Reminds That Entire Fairness Is Not A Ticket To Ride Where Critical Stockholder Rights Impaired

July 29, 2021

A recent en banc opinion by the Delaware Supreme Court furnishes an important reminder that, in some transactional paradigms, discharging the dual…

From the First Amendment to Final Exams: How Digital Crises Are Striking Schools

June 24, 2021

First Amendment law has struggled to stay apace with the ways in which people—especially teenagers—communicate. But while student speech rights…

EEOC and OSHA Update Guidance on Key Considerations Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations

June 10, 2021

As businesses seek to re-open and return to pre-pandemic work environments, employers should know that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission…

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Is Not Nearly As Broad As Some Prosecutors Claim: Van Buren v. U.S.

June 4, 2021

I Find Authority Always Wins, or how a police officer – bribed to check a license plate – got SCOTUS…

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Fair Use Defense Under Copyright Law as Tech Innovators Win Significant Victory in Google v. Oracle

April 12, 2021

On April 5, 2021, the United States Supreme Court held that tech giant Google, which used code from the Oracle-owned…

Philadelphia Requires Paid COVID-19 Sick Leave for Related Reasons

April 7, 2021

Effective March 29, 2021, Philadelphia amended and expanded the Public Health Emergency Leave (“PHEL”) requirements to provide up to 80…

Online Speakers – Where Can You Be Sued?

April 5, 2021

If you use any social network, your posts can go everywhere. But does that mean you can be sued anywhere?…

Senator Sanders Introduces “99.5% Act” Which Would Increase Estate Taxes and Overhaul Estate Planning

March 26, 2021

Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced in the Senate what he calls the “99.5% Act” (the “Act”). For individuals dying and…

Important COBRA Changes in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

March 18, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), among other things, subsidizes COBRA health insurance premiums for laid off workers…