Judge OKs Kutak's $8 Million Settlement With Pa. Schools
- Kutak Rock says schools' suit takes aim at its `deep pocket'. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;01/05/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30801, p1
Discusses the suit filed by the Daniel Boone Area School District, Pennsylvania against law firm Kutak Rock over an alleged Ponzi scheme. Conspiracy to defraud investors; Class action status; Amount lost in fraudulent investments; Failure to show an attorney-client relationship.
- Devon lawsuit. Hume, Lynne // Bond Buyer;10/04/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30739, p2A
Reports on the class-action lawsuit filed against Kutak Rock by school districts in Pennsylvania and Maryland, for its alleged involvement in a Ponzi scheme. Overview of the case.
- Suit: Lawyer Saw Risks to Investors. Hume, Lynn // Bond Buyer;12/03/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30780, p1
Reports the malpractice suit filed against Washington-based Kutak Rock law firm and some of its lawyers. Place where the lawsuit was filed; Details on the lawsuit; Issue in contest.
- Analyzing Compulsory Arbitration Experiences: The Role of Personal Preferences. Comment. Feuille, Peter // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr75, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p432
Comments on a study about the experience of British Columbia teachers' union and school districts with compulsory, conventional arbitration. Trend in the use of arbitration during 1960-1973; Impact of personal preferences of the authors on the conclusion of the study.
- Analyzing Compulsory Arbitration Experiences: The Role of Personal Preferences. Reply. Thompson, Mark; Cairnie, James // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr75, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p435
Presents a reply to comments made on a study about the experience of British Columbia teachers' union and school districts with arbitration. Bargaining histories of British Columbia school districts; Cause of the shifts from bargaining to arbitration; Actions taken by the School Trustees...
- ARBITRATOR'S AUTHORITY -- AWARD OF COUNSEL FEES OUTSIDE OF SCOPE OF REFERENCE -- SCHOOL DISPUTE. // Arbitration Journal;Sep73, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p207
This article presents an award of counsel fees outside of scope of reference in arbitrator's authority in the U.S. The arbitrator determined that grievant's discharge by the school district was a violation of their agreement and ordered reinstatement of the grievant with back pay. And that the...
- BU LLYING: A MATTER OF LAW? Zirkel, Perry A. // Phi Delta Kappan;Sep2003, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p90
Presents the case of a New York high school junior named Crystal who was attacked by schoolmates and had undergone several brain operations due to the assault. Details of the case; Amount awarded by the jury to Crystal for past and future pain and suffering; Incidence of bullying in U.S. school...
- St. Louis local prevails in tough bargaining round. // American Teacher;Nov2003, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p6
Reports on the successful labor contract bargaining between the Saint Louis Teachers and School-Related Personnel Union and the Saint Louis School District in Missouri. Preservation of benefits; Agreement of binding arbitration of grievances; Provisions on school discipline and special education.
- LABOR--AUTHORITY OF ARBITRATOR--N.Y. EDUCATION LAW--PUBLIC POLICY--VACATUR--CONFIRMATION--MODIFICATION OF AWARD--TEACHER TENURE. // Arbitration Journal;Sep77, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p227
The article focuses on the court case Cohoes City School District v. Cohoes Teachers Association. The Court of Appeals ruled that under the New York Education Law, a board of education could not relinquish its ultimate responsibility with respect to tenure determinations and hence an arbitrator...