Disability Law

Disability Law

Telecommuting option not required by ADA for job demanding ‘interpersonal skills,’ says court

White-Collar Crime

DA’s office: Ex-lawyer charged in $1.2M theft got the money by having someone impersonate her client

Criminal Justice

Sterilization of defendants in connection with plea deals is unacceptable, says DA

Disability Law

Report: DOJ is investigating mental-health screening of bar applicants by Florida’s top court

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS revives pregnancy bias case; Scalia says majority used ‘Supreme Wand’ to create test

Trials & Litigation

Judge calls $600K legal fee in fast-track $1.5M settlement for woman punched by cop ‘unconscionable’

Disability Law

Deaf man took plea in theft case over iPad that wasn’t stolen, due to lack of communication

Law Firms

Former partner with Asperger’s alleges bonus bias, solicitation of prostitutes by colleague

Disability Law

Lawyer’s claustrophobia ADA suit survives motion to dismiss

Verdicts & Settlements

Estate of ‘kung fu judge’ wins $750K in suit over his claimed unlawful confinement in nursing home

Disability Law

Advocacy group for the deaf sues Harvard, MIT; allege lack of closed-captioning for online courses

Disability Law

Woman sues P.F. Chang’s, says restaurant’s higher prices for gluten-free food violate ADA

Disability Law

How many therapy ducks are too many? Veteran with PTSD and 6 ducks appeals

National Pulse

People with disabilities want the Internet to be more accessible

Civil Rights

Gender identity disorder should be protected by ADA, transgender plaintiff argues

Legal Ethics

Drug-court judge resigns after ethics commission calls for her removal over alcohol-related conduct

Legal Ethics

Removal from bench is recommended for judge who went to work at drug court while intoxicated

Trials & Litigation

Judge commits lawyer who tried to back out of agreed mental evaluation

Trials & Litigation

Ethics trial continues for judge claimed to be delusional, even after she announces her retirement

Criminal Justice

Former lawmaker faces spouse-abuse case; AG’s office says wife’s dementia precluded consent to sex