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Coronavirus

Everything is about the coronavirus both in our personal lives and in our professional lives. You can find several excellent blog entries on the coronavirus from people in my blog roll, such as but not limited to Jon Hyman and Eric Meyer. I saw the other day that OSHA has weighed in as well.

Today’s blog entry is a case that I have blogged on before twice, here and here. On August 15, 2019, the 11th Circuit came down with its second decision on this case, here. Since I have blogged on it before twice, there isn’t any need to cover the facts except through the

I have long been interested in the ADA and how it applies to sports. In the very first edition of my book in 2000, I talked about the hypothetical of what would happen if Sean Elliott, who underwent a kidney transplant from his brother in 1999, was given grief when he returned to professional  basketball.

Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend, assuming you had a chance to have Martin Luther King Day off. Today’s case, United States v. Asare is a decision that came down on December 20, 2017, from the Southern District of New York. The lesson here is never forget about the interactive process and performing an

The labor and employment blogosphere, see this excellent blog entry of Robin Shea and another excellent, and always provocative, blog entry from Richard Hunt for examples, have been talking about a recent case from the Eighth Circuit holding that obesity by itself is not a disability under the ADA. Normally, if a bunch of people

This week’s topic came to my attention from Don Davis of the Noble law firm. The question is just what is the trier of fact supposed to determine when it comes to the “affirmative defense,” of direct threat? As is my usual, the blog entry is divided into several categories: history of direct threat; facts;

Does the Americans with Disabilities Act apply to bar examiners? If it were only that simple. Taking the approach with respect to entries that I’ve developed recently, part one discusses the facts of the case. Part two discusses the court’s reasoning and my responses. Finally, part three give the reader takeaways. The reader is free

Many years ago I represented a public entity that was the subject of an adverse licensing decision. In that particular situation, the public entity had a group home for persons with a certain type of disability. The Medicaid certification inspection was done in such a way so that the disabilities of the people living in