Tag: Americans with Disabilities Act
Despite COVID-19 concerns, 'Jungle Cruise' makes movie magic (and money). Image via AP.

Les NeuhausMarch 21, 2017
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A litany of bills Tuesday show legislators intend to crack the whip on several social, criminal and commercial problems affecting the state. Each bill passed the House Criminal Justice Subcommittee, covering issues as wide ranging as child predators, domestic violence, addiction recovery homes, skimming devices, the department of corrections, probation, terrorism — and protection of […]

Michael MolineMarch 10, 2017
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Legislation beginning to work its way through the House and Senate would help businesses voluntarily comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act — and possibly avoid “drive-by lawsuits” targeting noncompliance. “The ADA was taken away from Americans with disabilities by a handful of law firms — most out of South Florida — that have filed […]

Jim RosicaOctober 25, 2016
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The body that administers Florida’s bar exam discriminates by asking applicants about their mental health, according to a federal lawsuit filed this month. A “John Doe” plaintiff filed suit in Tallahassee, where the Florida Board of Bar Examiners is headquartered. He says the Board violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by asking aspiring lawyers about […]


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