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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 [...]
The Tyler Clementi Foundation has named David J. Berney, Jennifer Y. Sang, and Kevin Golembiewski 2018 Upstander Award winners. The Award honors individuals who advance the Foundation's mission of ending bullying in schools, workplaces, and faith communities. The Foundation selected Berney, Sang, and Golembiewski based on their advocacy in Wible v. School District of Philadelphia, [...]
As special education attorneys, we have helped dozens of parents navigate their child's transition to adulthood. The transition is stressful. Parents must not only identify and arrange community supports but also make sure their child has the skills necessary for independent living. Thankfully, there are a slew of resources designed to help families with transition. [...]
This week, associate Kevin Golembiewski published an article in the Legal Intelligencer, Pennsylvania's premier legal newspaper, encouraging recent law school graduates to become special education attorneys. Here are the first few paragraphs of the article: You may not know what special education law is, much less what it means to be a special education attorney, [...]