Delaware Inn in Hancock on Fire

012808_002022.jpgUPDATE:  The 1890 building was totally destroyed by fire.   The neighboring buildings were saved with minor damage due to the heroic efforts of our volunteer firefighters.  

Cave v. East Meadow Union Free Sch. Dist., No. 07-1120

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, CIVIL RIGHTS, EDUCATION LAW, HEALTH LAW
Cave v. East Meadow Union Free Sch. Dist., No. 07-1120
Challenge to denial of motion for a preliminary injunction enjoining defendants from denying one plaintiff entry to his high school and any school facility while accompanied by his service dog, is remanded as complaint must be dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction due to plaintiffs' failure to exhaust the administrative remedies available to them under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Read more...

 

Ambrogi on 5 Most Notable Legal Sites of 2007


Legal Technology – Changing the Online Legal Landscape

Changing the Online Legal Landscape

By Robert Ambrogi

Law Technology News

January 23, 2008

Fire up the Klieg lights and tidy up your tux. It is time to honor the five most notable legal sites of 2007. We focus on the sites that made news or should have made news — not necessarily the best or the worst, but the ones that most altered the online legal landscape.

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Avvo

Public Resource.org

Altlaw

ABAJournal

Justia

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Anything Robert Ambrogi writes, especially on legal technology, is well worth reading.  He has a practical bent to his observations and doesn’t get lost in academic distractions. Like yours truly, Ambrogi looks for free or low cost resources online.  It doesn’t hurt that he is a fellow Boston College Law School alum, even if he is a few years younger.  You also have to admire anyone who can manage to set up a practice, at least for a time, in the US Virgin Islands.

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IRS, Telemundo Host Program for Spanish-Speaking Taxpayers


Tell your Spanish-speaking clients about the special one-hour tax program on Telemundo Sunday, Jan. 27. Get details in news release IR-2008-9.

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New York to eliminate special-services funding for home-schooled

Some 450 children with special needs who are schooled at home will no longer be eligible for free therapy and other services, a New York state board ruled. The ruling grew out of a recent case in which an upstate district argued that although IDEA requires districts to provide services to publicly and privately schooled children, it says nothing about home-schoolers.New York Daily News (1/16)The Regents memo is available here.  

FINDLAW:Daily Opinion Summaries for U.S. Supreme Court – 01/08/08


CIVIL PROCEDURE, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW, GOVERNMENT LAW, PROPERTY LAW & REAL ESTATE

John R. Sand & Gravel Co. v. US, No. 06-1164The special statute of limitations governing the Court of Federal Claims requires sua sponte consideration of the timeliness of a lawsuit filed in that court, despite the government’s waiver of the issue. Read more…

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