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In a 5-4 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, Inc., the United States Supreme Court held on June 30, 2014, that closely held, for-profit corporations can claim a religious exemption from the Affordable Care Act’s requirement to provide insurance coverage for contraception.
In the wake of September 11, 2001, school districts across the nation are struggling with the fallout from the highly charged national debate on the issue of immigration reform.
There is no single standard or model that must be followed in creating a document management policy and your policy should be tailored to your particular business needs, operations, IT infrastructure and regulatory and legal responsibilities.
This fall, the question of disciplinary history was added to the college common application. Recognizing that such requests may infringe on student privacy rights, this advisory will serve as a reference on how schools may reconcile the privacy rights of its students with the requests of colleges and universities. Schools should not respond to these requests unless they have received from a student or parent “specific, informed consent.”