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Lawrence B Hunt

Lawrence Hunt’s Legal Guides

24 total

  • Web Site Accessibility – A New Basis For Claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act

    The Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA, applies to places of public accommodation. Until recently courts had consistently dismissed claims that commercial websites were places of public accommodation subject to the Act and thus legally required to be accessible to the disab...

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  • Criminal Background Checks of Prospective Employees

    The EEOC is currently attacking employers with policies disqualifying job applicants who have been convicted of crimes. On June 11, 2013 the EEOC announced that it was initiating litigation in federal court in South Carolina against BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC and had just filed a...

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  • The “Business” of Civil Forfeiture

    Federal and state civil forfeiture laws authorize police to seize property which may have been used or obtained through criminal conduct even if the owner has never been convicted or even charged with any crime. The abuse of civil forfeiture laws by local, state and federal offic...

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  • The Private Side of Law – You’ve Got to Buy it to Know What it Says

    Many industries related nonprofit entities develop and publish industry standards which are then incorporated by reference into statutes and regulations having the force of law. Both governments and private industry rely on such standards. Such standards are seldom if ever publis...

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