By: A. Ari Ghosal
This article was originally published in the Bar Association of Montgomery County's December 2016 Newsletter. Seizing the Moment, By: Ari Ghosal
By: Kevin C. McCormick
Originally published by Human Resources News, a BLR publication. A federal district court has permanently blocked a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulation that would have created new requirements for employers looking to keep unions out of their workplaces.
Originally published in CyberWire, November 2016. The CyberWire is a free, community-driven cyber security news service based in Baltimore.
By: Marla J. Diaz
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently adopted new federal rules, pursuant to its authority under the federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), which will potentially have a significant impact on community associations. These new rules took effect on October 14, 2016. ...
By: Kathleen W. Panagis
Update to the Owner Occupancy Requirement for FHA Certification and Recertification
By: James A. Kahl
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Political Law expert James Kahl was quoted this week in an article in the Boston Globe about potential campaign finance violations by a Massachusetts law firm. Click here to view full article.
By: Harry S. Johnson
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Partner Harry S. Johnson authored an article in ABA Young Lawyer's Division Newsletter in the October 2016 edition. Mr. Johnson serves as the Chair of the ABA Public Education Committee.
By: Richa Y. Fortuna
“Ham radio” refers to amateur radio operations and antennas, which has a surprisingly large following among local hobbyists and enthusiasts. While the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 ( “Telecommunications Act”) is the ultimate authority on regulating satellite dishes and television...
By: Gregory A. Chakmakas
With the presidential election fast approaching, political signs featuring names of candidates have covered lawns across Virginia. The placement of political signs on private property within community associations raises competing interests. On the one hand, signs are a form of speech that some...
By: Jeffrey P. Altman, James A. Kahl
The final weeks of the 2016 election season continue to offer unique opportunities to drive interest and support for your industry, profession or cause. Whatever your tax status, you have a constitutionally protected right to conduct a wide range of educational, issue advocacy and lobbying...