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Avoid ADA Lawsuits by Training Employees

A good chunk of the Americans with Disabilities Act cases have nothing to do with tangible physical barriers. Often, it is simply a business's policies, practices, rules, or lack thereof, that leads to an ADA claim. Many ADA claims can be easily avoided by general counsel or outside counsel......

Aaron Rodgers takes snaps from trainer in practice

Aaron Rodgers doesn’t act like a man ready to shut it down for the season. The Packers quarterback took snaps from a trainer and whipped a towel in a throwing motion during Wednesday’s practice, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. It marked the first time Rodgers did something during the portion of practice [more]

40 Stylish Living Rooms That Use Concrete To Stand Out

Concrete has long acted as a foundation for many homes. Its practical applications are certainly common knowledge as an affordable and durable basis for buildings of all types. However, it was not until fairly recently that concrete became more of a focal point — and interior design element that went beyond practical into an aesthetic […]

The Honest Ads Act would force Internet companies to change their disclosure practices by January 2018

A bill to make Internet companies reveal who is paying for ads. U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Mark Warner (D-VA), and John McCain (R-AZ) on Thursday announced the Honest Ads Act, which aims to increase the transparency of online political ads by forcing Internet companies to disclose who’s buying them. The full text of the...

Company accused of preying on detained immigrants under federal investigation

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is looking into whether Libre by Nexus has engaged in “unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts and practices.”

A surprising number of teenagers are engaging in 'digital self-harm,' the practice of being mean to yourself online

A new study found 6% of US teens anonymously post or share mean things about themselves online. The act is called "digital self-harm," and its rates mirror those of traditional self-harm, such as cutting. Experts have found teens digital...Show More Summary

Congress should ban malicious animal cruelty and bestiality

The PACT Act would enable federal authorities to crack down on the practice of bestiality, which like animal fighting and the “crush video” trade, involves a national subculture where animals are often moved across state lines and information is exchanged on websites to enable this exploitation to happen. Show More Summary

Can Journalists Really Prevent Copycat Mass Shooters?

Given how hungry people are for solid information about horrific acts, it’s difficult to come up with practical solutions.

Protest Is My Spiritual Practice

Lama Rod Owens says protesting is a spiritual act that engages the practitioner's body, speech, and mind in service to others. But many Buddhists are resistant to resistance. The post Protest Is My Spiritual Practice appeared first on Lion's Roar.

U.S. Copyright Office Releases Updated Version of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition

Acting Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple Claggett today released an updated version of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition. It is available on the Office’s website at https://www.copyright.gov/comp3/. This...Show More Summary

The Moth Comes to Santa Monica + More L.A. Events This Week

Observation yields inspiration. Watching master actors, landmark films, and pros do what they do best might give way to a breakthrough in your own acting practices. This week’s events are designed to immerse you in films, plays, and productions that will reinforce your own skills and hopefully impart a few tidbits in their own unique ways. Show More Summary

Extend Abortion Act to Northern Ireland | Letters

The change would be of immediate practical help to women there, writes Mary Pimm, as they currently run the risk of imprisonment if they take abortion pills obtained online You say that repealing sections 58 and 59 of the Offences Against...Show More Summary

Blood pressure better controlled with 'MAP' for doctors

Primary care practices using the Measure accurately, Act rapidly and Partner with patients (MAP) program drove down hypertension rates among patients. In six months of MAP, hypertension control rose from 65.6 percent to 74.8 percent, among more than 21,000 hypertension patients at US primary care practices.

The sun is acting pretty strange right now

Regardless of what religion (if any) you practice, there's no denying that there's one thing responsible for the continued existence of life on Earth, and it rises and sets every single day. Without the sun, we'd be gone, but just because it allows us to exist doesn't mean it can't also cause a bit of trouble every now and again. Show More Summary

'Give us back our values': how to use human rights law in social work

Our pilot scheme is training social workers to use the Human Rights Act in practice, from writing care plans to expressing concern about neglect Earlier this year, former care minister Norman Lamb described the care received by people with learning disabilities as an abuse of human rights. Show More Summary

Some Major Life Moments Defined By What TV Show I Was Watching At The Time

NCIS (seriously). Backstory: I took some career personality test as part of the practice ACT exam (???), and it told me that I should go into law enforcement—which is how I ended up here, over-sharing my feelings on the internet! JK, I decided the only way to know for sure whether I was destined for this was to obviously watch NCIS. Show More Summary

Uber Under Federal Investigation For Alleged Bribery, Violations Of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

The DOJ is investigating to see if Uber bribed foreign officials to stay in business. [ more › ]

Mattis Acts

Secretary of Defense Mattis has announced that he is freezing President Trump’s transgender ban until the completion of a study of the topic by an expert panel. In practice this means that currently serving transgender members of the uniformed services may continue to serve.

reading list: Willis on remedies for consumer fraud

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Lauren E. Willis, Performance-Based Remedies: Ordering Firms to Eradicate Their Own Fraud, 80 Law and Contemporary Problems 7-41 (2017) Abstract In resolving cases of unfair, abusive, and deceptive acts and practices, consumer protection...Show More Summary

Trump opens door to investigating China's ‘theft' of US intellectual property

Trump advisers said the president on Monday plans to sign an executive memorandum, which is a step below an executive order, directing trade officials to investigate China's "acts, policies or practices" that violate international protections...Show More Summary

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