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California Enacts Law Prohibiting Hairstyle Discrimination … With New York And New Jersey Close Behind
As we have reported before, California is set to become the first state to prohibit employers from discriminating based upon hairstyle. Last week
United States
22 Jul 2019
Criminal Justice Reform In America: Confronting Reentry Challenges
The United States comprises about 4% of the world's population – and houses about 22% of the world's prison population. The U.S. Department of Justice reports that each year approximately
United States
10 Jul 2019
Mentoring In Public Schools With Read Ahead
There are more than one million students enrolled in New York City public schools, making it the largest school system in the United States. Yet each student enrolled is unique
United States
3 May 2019
Adopt-A-School Program: Investing In The Next Generation (Video)
The Adopt-a-School Program is an educational program run in five of the firm's offices around the country, where high-achieving high school juniors from low-income communities come to the firm once a month...
United States
9 Apr 2019
School Suspension Hearings: New Pro Bono Project Gives Students Representation
Throughout law school I worked with the Suspension Representation Project (SRP) as an advocate in New York City public school suspension hearings, and am now helping to coordinate a new project at Proskauer through our partnership with SRP and The Center for Popular Democracy.
United States
14 Jan 2019
Shutting Down The School-To-Prison Pipeline
Public schools across the country too often rely on harsh disciplinary measures.
United States
20 Sep 2018
Sending Campers To Experience Summer With The Fresh Air Fund
Growing up as a kid in the Bronx, my greatest memories were the summers my sisters and I spent upstate in the Catskills.
United States
29 Aug 2018
The Value Of Mentoring
Elizabeth and Steven are high school juniors at Bronx High School for Law and Community Service.
United States
13 Jun 2018
High School Students Deliberate At A Trial Workshop
Education is the springboard to a better life for children from underserved communities. Through Proskauer's education initiatives, we aim to inspire students with the critical thinking and problem solving skills ...
United States
15 Mar 2018
Q&A With Guttman Community College's Chief Of Staff Linda Merians And Kednel-Gregory Jean
We are especially proud of our relationship with Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, located only a few blocks from our New York office.
United States
27 Feb 2018
Reading Out Loud
I am a public school kid of a public school teacher. I remember learning to read from the back of a cereal box with my mom as I ate breakfast each morning.
United States
11 Oct 2017
Title IX Report: The Accused
Students accused of sexual misconduct are increasingly filing lawsuits against colleges and universities, generating significant (negative) publicity for the school, its administration, faculty and other personnel.
United States
30 Aug 2017
Third Circuit Endorses Title IX And Title VII Claims Of Medical Resident
Should a medical resident alleging sexual harassment and retaliation be treated as: (i) an employee who can seek relief under Title VII; (ii) a student who can seek relief under Title IX; or (iii) both?
United States
27 Mar 2017
"Enough Is Enough" – Governor Cuomo Signs Campus Sexual Assault Legislation
On July 7, 2015, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law legislation to combat sexual assault on both public and private college campuses throughout New York.
United States
9 Jul 2015
Office For Civil Rights Issues New Guidance On Title IX
On April 24, 2015, the United Stated Department of Education Office for Civil Rights issued a Dear Colleague Letter regarding Title IX Coordinators and a new Title IX Resource Guide.
United States
29 Apr 2015
Regional Director Issues First Post-Pacific Lutheran Decision
It did not take long for the fallout from the NLRB’s Pacific Lutheran University decision to begin.
United States
10 Mar 2015
Higher Education Alert: NLRB Trend In Easing Unionization Continues With Recent Decision
The majority's decision seemingly eases the path for unions seeking to represent faculty members at institutions of higher education.
United States
13 Jan 2015
Higher Education Alert: NLRB Announces Two New Standards Favorable To Faculty Unions
The NLRB issued a 3-2 decision announcing new standards for resolving two issues that frequently arise in the context of union organizing of faculty at private colleges and universities.
United States
12 Jan 2015
California Breaks New Ground In Education Privacy Law With K-12 Student Data Privacy Bill
These developments signal that educators and legislators must work together to strike a balance among student privacy, technological innovation and student data needs.
United States
23 Sep 2014
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