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Is Algorithmic Transparency the Next Regulatory Frontier in Data Privacy?

On November 29, 2017, the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection held a hearing on the use of computer algorithms and their impact on consumers.[1]

This was the latest in a series … Read more

Is Your Institution Ready for GDPR?

The requirements of the European Union (“EU”) General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) come into effect on May 25, 2018.   These regulations promise to usher in sweeping changes to the way institutions, companies, and other organizations collect and handle the personal … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Allows Third Version of Travel Ban to Take Effect

On December 4, 2017 the U.S. Supreme Court issued two orders staying preliminary injunctions against President Trump’s latest travel ban, allowing that ban to take effect while ongoing legal challenges to it are being judicially considered.

The Supreme Court’s December … Read more

Title IX Procedures and The Need for Fairness to All Parties

Recent headlines make clear that sexual harassment is a serious problem in our society. It has also been a focus of attention on school campuses. Since the adoption of Title IX, colleges and universities, as well as other educational institutions, … Read more

Webinar: 2017 Connecticut Tax Update

Join Shipman & Goodwin tax attorneys for this complimentary CLE webinar focusing on current developments in Connecticut tax law. Presenters will discuss recent tax developments impacting businesses, organizations and individuals, and review the most up-to-date information on tax legislation enacted … Read more

Peter Maher Quoted in Special Ed Connection Article, “Prevent administrative convenience from creeping into classroom placement decisions”

Peter Maher has been quoted in an article that reminds school officials and Section 504 coordinators to base placement decisions on Section 504 practices, not administrative convenience. This article originally appeared in SpecialEdConnection®.

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Don’t Forget to Register! Webinar: 2017 Roundup – What You Should Know About Special Education Decisions

Join Shipman & Goodwin School Law attorneys Alyce L. Alfano and Peter J. Maher for an end-of-year update on special education judicial and hearing officer decisions.  This complimentary webinar will review recent decisions and provide special education administrators with an … Read more

Ben FrazziniKendrick and Melika Forbes to Present Sessions at NBI’s Social Media and Apps, Cyberbullying, Privacy and Other Technology Issues Seminar

On December 8, 2017, Benjamin P. FrazziniKendrick and Melika S. Forbes will present sessions at the National Business Institute (NBI) School Law Seminar, Social Media and Apps, Cyberbullying, Privacy and Other Technology Issues.  Ben will present the sessions, “Social Media: … Read more

Webinar: Conducting Effective Employee Investigations

Employers are required to investigate routine personnel matters, claims of employee harassment, discrimination and other behavior. This complimentary webinar will provide a review of Federal and State laws related to employee investigations, and address best practices employers and their counsel … Read more

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