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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Blind Spot

Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum works to shed light on the issues those with disabilities face.
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Medical Spas, Med-Spas, or Medi-Spas — By Any Name, Professionals Must Follow State Rules and Regulations

Med-spas employ medical professionals such as dermatologists, cosmetic surgeons, nurses, and nurse practitioners and offer their clients medical or quasi-medical procedures, and as a result they have become the object of numerous and detailed regulations in many states.
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Finding The Right Divorce/Family Law Attorney In Times Of Need

Talk to those you know and trust. Look at ratings websites or professional organizations. Choose a divorce attorney with a compatible skill set that matches your goals for resolving the dispute.
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What Rights Do Resident Physicians Have? Ways Resident Physicians Can Protect Themselves When Facing Disciplinary Action By Their Residency Program

Andy Levy and Greg Care By the time you’ve graduated from medical school and matched into a residency program or scrambled into one of the few positions left, you’ve invested a lot of your time, your money, and your life into your career.  This is just as true for post-graduate fellows.  For those reasons and
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