This week, partner David J. Berney published an article in the Legal Intelligencer examining President Trump's education agenda. In the article, President Donald Trump, Education, and the American Dream, Berney discusses the role that education plays in the American dream and analyzes whether the President's policies will improve the education system in meaningful ways. Berney's analysis [...]
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Associate Kevin Golembiewski recently co-counseled an amicus brief in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on behalf of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA), a national nonprofit dedicated to parents and children with disabilities. The brief, filed in support of the parent in Jay F. v. William S. Hart [...]
The Philadelphia Gay News recently published a story on Wible v. School District of Philadelphia, the landmark bullying case that Berney & Sang litigated this year. You can access the article, Phila. school district appeals $500,000 award for bullying victim, here.
This is a guest post, authored by DisabledParents.org, a site dedicated to assisting parents who have disabilities. Looking for a job, preparing for interviews, and putting together a strong resume can all be time-consuming and difficult tasks, especially when you have a very clear idea of the career path you want to follow. When you’re living [...]
The Philadelphia Inquirer published a story today on Wible v. School District of Philadelphia, the landmark bullying case that Berney & Sang litigated this year. You can access the article, Bullied in school, a Northeast Philly woman won a $500,000 judgment. Her case could ripple, here.
On October 24, 2018, partner David J. Berney presented on special education law at the Jenkins Law Library in Philadelphia. His presentation focused on his path to becoming a special education lawyer and why others should consider a career in special education law. The presentation was inspired by associate Kevin Golembiewski's recent article, Recent Law School [...]
This month, the National Council on Disability issued a report assessing "the progress made nationally in modernizing employment service systems for individuals with significant disabilities and who are blind, including settings that pay subminimum wages under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act." The report, National Disability Employment Policy, From the New Deal to the [...]
This is a guest post, authored by DisabledParents.org, a site dedicated to assisting parents who have disabilities. If you are one of the many Americans living with a disability, you know how important safe, efficient care is to your well-being. Effective care is essential, but it can also be expensive, and you are likely to [...]
Each year, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute hosts the Exceptional Children's Conference, Pennsylvania's premier conference on special education law. At the Conference, select attorneys and hearing officers present on issues related to special education law. Partners David J. Berney and Jennifer Y. Sang were selected to present at this year's Conference. They, with school district attorney [...]
This term, the United States Supreme Court will decide whether the Constitution's Excessive Fines Clause applies to the states. The case is Timbs. v. Indiana. Associate Kevin Golembiewski co-counseled an amicus brief in support of the petitioner, Mr. Timbs, who seeks protection of the Clause. Mr. Golembiewski co-counseled in his capacity as amicus chair of the [...]