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Category: Criminal Defense

Internal Investigations: Five Tangible Benefits of Responding Promptly and Decisively to Reports of Misconduct

On January 7, 2019 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Laurel Gift, chair of the firm’s Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations practice group, published a client alert, “Internal Investigations: Five Tangible Benefits of Responding Promptly and Decisively to Reports of Misconduct.” “Never before have business leaders, public officials, and other highly visible individuals and organizations had to endure the fish […]

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New Anti-Hazing Law Requires PA Colleges & Universities to Post Semi-Annual Reports, with Initial Reports Due Jan. 15, 2019

On December 4, 2018 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Samantha Banks published a client alert, “New Anti-Hazing Law Requires Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities to Post Semi-Annual Reports, with Initial Reports Due January 15, 2019.” She wrote: “This fall, Pennsylvania adopted legislation in an effort to prevent, deter, and criminalize hazing at colleges, universities, and secondary schools. Pennsylvania’s Timothy J. Piazza Anti-Hazing […]

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Department of Education Requests Comments on Proposed Title IX Regulations

On November 19, 2018 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Karen Baillie issued a client alert, “Department of Education Requests Comments on Proposed Title IX Regulations.” Baillie is co-chair of Schnader’s Higher Education Practice Group. “On Friday, November 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding how schools must respond to allegations of sexual […]

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Schnader Seeks to Protect Attorney-Client Communications for Incarcerated Individuals in PA

On October 30, 2018 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

A team led by Keith E. Whitson, Managing Partner of Schnader’s Pittsburgh Office, is representing incarcerated individuals and nonprofit organizations in litigation aimed at stopping the unconstitutional practice of confiscating and copying all incoming legal mail by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC). Schnader’s team also includes Stephanie A. Short, […]

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