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Unmarried Fathers Should Know Their Rights Regarding Paternity, Custody, and Child Support

June 15th, 2017

Regardless of whether the child’s unmarried parents are living separate or apart, unwed fathers should be aware of the potential legal issues that may arise.

Female Students Bring Title IX Suite Against Lock Haven University: It’s Not Sex This Time, But Sports

June 14th, 2017

Amid allegations from the Women’s Law Project that Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania treats its female athletes as “second-class citizens,” eight female athletes from the university are suing Lock Haven in what they characterize as a class action suit, alleging violations of Title IX by unequal treatment of female athletes.

A Win for Pedagogically Defensible Syllabi

June 14th, 2017

Recently, the Tenth Circuit was called upon to decide whether the actions of a professor at the University of New Mexico who objected to ideas expressed in a student’s written assignment violated the student’s freedom of expression.

7th Circuit Rules Transgender Students Protected Class Under Title IX and Equal Protection Clause

June 7th, 2017

In Whitaker v. Kenosha Unified School District, the District sought to have a transgender boy use either the girls’ bathroom or an alternative, but inconvenient, gender neutral bathroom some distance away from where his classes were scheduled.

School Personnel as Sexual Predators? Responding to the Threat

June 7th, 2017

K-12 school districts have a responsibility to keep students safe from sexual assaults, especially from sexual assaults by adult employees who exercise power and control.

Text Messages Will Not Do: On the Necessity of a Formal Sperm Donor Agreement

June 5th, 2017

On June 1, the Superior Court stopped an appeal in which a child’s mother sought to block the custody rights of the child’s biological father.

Sanctions in Custody Matter Must Always Consider Best Interests

June 5th, 2017

In a decision issued on May 31, the Superior Court clarified the limit of the sanctions that can be applied in a custody matter when a parent is found to have violated a custody order.

Pennsylvania Transgender Employee Is First in the Country to Get Into Court Under the ADA: What Does This Mean For Pennsylvania Employers?

June 2nd, 2017

A transgender woman sued her employer in Pennsylvania’s Eastern District Court under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Foster Care Affects All of Us

May 16th, 2017

May is National Foster Care Month.

Guns, Money, and Personal Safety: The Debate Continues as SB 283 Argues for Guns In School

May 11th, 2017

Notwithstanding whether the idea of arming school employees is a good or bad public policy, the prospect of unintended injury raises a whole new level of concern over enhanced civil liability for schools and their employees.