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Tag Archives: Rehabilitation Act

Justices deny Montgomery’s bid for review of fee award in disability case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear Montgomery County’s request that the justices review and overturn an attorney’s fee award to a blind employee whom the county was found to have discriminated against but who was awarded no ...

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Jury: Montgomery Co. failed to reasonably accommodate blind worker

Montgomery County violated federal law by failing to provide a blind woman computer software that would have allowed her to continue to work as an information specialist in a county call center, a jury ruled Friday. When the county decided ...

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In 4th Circuit, school boards seek broad immunity in disability-based bullying cases

For the sake of their educational mission, school districts must be immune from liability for students’ bullying and teasing of their disabled peers, except when administrators show a “deliberate indifference to known harassment,” the national and Maryland school board associations have told a federal appeals court.

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