Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, 20 U.S.C.A. § 1681, et seq., is a comprehensive federal law with an important goal: prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by educational institutions receiving federal funds.  Colleges and universities must publish “grievance procedures” that ensure “prompt and equitable resolution” of student and employee […]


 

An article written by MBK Law partners Donna Walsh and Pat Casey recently appeared in the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers December 2016 publication For the Defense. Titled Immunity: An Overview, this article summarizes the origins of and statutory bases for immunity, describes the different forms of immunity and offers considerations for defense counsel when […]


 

Frank J. Brier has become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.  Established in 1955, The Fellows is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers because of their outstanding achievements in the legal profession.  Membership in The Fellows cannot exceed one percent of the […]


 

Freedom Magazine recently published an article focusing on veterans suffering from “Post‐Traumatic Stress Disorder”. “Veterans are often prescribed potentially lethal psychiatric drugs that are disproportionately associated with violence and suicide. Such prescriptions outstrip those for the civilian population fiftyfold and are thought to be linked to the harsh reality that one service member commits suicide every […]


 

Myers, Brier & Kelly, LLP successfully defended a large regional building supplier in an appeal brought by a former director and officer from dismissal of his religious discrimination claims. In a precedential opinion, the Third Circuit ruled that the plaintiff was not eligible to sue under Title VII because his status as shareholder, director and […]