Legal News

Matrimonial and Family Law – Bankruptcy Law Social Security Disability Law – Immigration Law Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law Wills, Trusts, Estates and Probate Law

Supreme Court to take up Obama immigration actions

undocumented immigrants

    (CNN)The Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will decide the fate of President Barack Obama’simmigration actions this term. http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/19/politics/supreme-court-to-take-up-obama-immigration-actions/index.html

Fliers With Disabilities Could See Airline Changes In Future – Disability Scoop

disability

Airline regulators are looking to improve service for passengers with disabilities with possible new rules on everything from restroom access to in-flight entertainment and service animals. Source: Fliers With Disabilities Could See Airline Changes In Future – Disability Scoop

Surrogate carrying triplets sues to stop forced abortion | New York Post

A surrogate mom who refuses to abort one of the triplets she’s carrying because the father only wants two of the kids filed a lawsuit Monday claiming that California’s surrogacy law is Source: Surrogate carrying triplets sues to stop forced … Continue reading

Wheelchair advocate says NY ferry violates disabilities law – NY Daily News

One of the city’s most beloved tourist attractions is a nightmare for people in wheelchairs, a disability rights group says. Source: Wheelchair advocate says NY ferry violates disabilities law – NY Daily News

Groundbreaking ruling recognizes same-sex common-law marriage in Utah | The Salt Lake Tribune

The best gift Nicki Bidlack got for Christmas in 2015 was a piece of paper. It’s an amended birth certificate for her 2-year-old son that lists both Bidlack and the late Sara Clow as the boy’s mothers. Source: Groundbreaking ruling … Continue reading

Wisconsin bill would penalize immigrant ‘sanctuary cities’ – Washington Times

immigration

Republican legislators in Wisconsin say they will continue pursuing a bill penalizing communities that block law enforcement from inquiring about immigration status or cooperating with federal immigra Source: Wisconsin bill would penalize immigrant ‘sanctuary cities’ – Washington Times

Judge Tosses Copyright Suit Against Notorious B.I.G. Estate | New York Law Journal

A Southern District judge has dismissed a songwriter’s copyright infringement lawsuit against the estate of rapper Notorious B.I.G. and several publishing and record companies. Read more: http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/id=1202745819587/Judge-Tosses-Copyright-Suit-Against-Notorious-BIG-Estate#ixzz3voY6AI7C   Source: Judge Tosses Copyright Suit Against Notorious B.I.G. Estate | New York … Continue reading

Unemployment On Rise For Those With Disabilities – Disability Scoop

social security disability

Despite strong job growth last month, new federal data suggests that unemployment among people with disabilities ticked up sharply. Source: Unemployment On Rise For Those With Disabilities – Disability Scoop

FBI Reports Rise In Disability-Related Hate Crimes – Disability Scoop

New federal data indicates that the number of reported hate crimes targeting people with disabilities has ticked up. Source: FBI Reports Rise In Disability-Related Hate Crimes – Disability Scoop

Lunch break gives Texas employers indigestion

The question of whether lunch breaks are compensable recently surfaced in a case from the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas). The court’s decision is instructive and provides a timely reminder that the Fair … Continue reading