National Federation of the Blind Applauds Ruling on Access to Absentee Ballots

A ruling by Judge Richard D. Bennett will require the Maryland Board of Elections to make its online ballot-marking tool available to voters with disabilities in the November, 2014 election.
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Seven Brown, Goldstein & Levy Attorneys Recognized in the 2015 Issue of The Best Lawyers in America

Two Attorneys named 2015 Baltimore “Lawyers of the Year.” Congratulations to Andy Levy and Mel Sykes on recently being named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Baltimore “Lawyers of the Year.” Andy was named Baltimore Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” and Mel was named Baltimore Appellate Practice “Lawyer of the Year.” (Copyright 2014 by
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3 Critical Considerations When Facing Allegations of Harassment, Misconduct, and Abuse on a College Campus

If you are accused of sexual misconduct at college – know the school’s policies, having counsel is critical, and allegations must be taken seriously by the student and the family.
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National Federation of the Blind Files Suit Against Scribd

Scribd’s website and mobile applications that offer subscribers a digital library, ability to publish their own work and participate in social media are not accessible to blind people. NFB and Heidi Viens filed suit against Scribd, Inc. alleging violations of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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2nd Circuit Affirms Ruling in Dispute Over Digitized Books

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision upheld a New York federal Judge’s October 2012 ruling in favor of the National Federation of the Blind in a copyright infringement case the Authors Guild, Inc. had brought against university libraries planning to digitize published works in their collections.
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Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust – An Unparalleled Win for the Print-Disabled

Libraries may provide full digital access to the books in their collections to patrons who are blind or print disabled, and that providing such access is a fair use of copyrighted works under our nation’s copyright laws.
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Everything AND the Kitchen Sink?!?: The Top 3 Questions to Ask Yourself when Dividing Marital Assets

by Dana McKee and Anthony May   From the curtain rods to the broken microwave in the basement, and yes, even the kitchen sink, divorcing couples often engage in the “one for me, one for you” game when dividing marital property. Parties often fall into the trap of trying to evenly quantify and distribute every
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National Federation of the Blind and H&R Block Announce Agreement Assuring Accessibility

The National Federation of the Blind and H&R Block announced an agreement to make H&R Block’s Web site, online tax preparation products, and mobile applications fully accessible to blind taxpayers.
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National Federation of the Blind Applauds Settlement with PARCC, Inc.

An agreement with PARCC will make its practice tests accessible to blind students by the time the tests are deployed in Spring 2014 and will consult with the NFB on all subsequent practice tests.
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School Bus Drivers, Contractor Come to Terms

A class action lawsuit alleging unpaid wages by Durham School Serivces L.P., a contractor for Baltimore City Public Schools, has been settled for $1.25 million.
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