The latest Elder Law news highlights

Recent nursing home news includes a new GAO report on COVID-19 in skilled nursing facilities.

Law school offers course to underrepresented students

Stetson University College of Law, in partnership with Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg, is excited to announce a new summer program aimed at training underrepresented teenagers to advocate for themselves and others.

Shareholders fight to rein in risk by demanding transparency into public companies’ political spending

Decade-long push to reveal corporate political spending gains fresh momentum in 2021.

Amy Coney Barrett took speaking fees from a group that pushed Mississippi’s abortion ban. A constitutional law expert says that won’t stop her ruling on the case.

Virelli said justices regularly speak to such groups.

Professor Radwan recognized by state organization for important work during the pandemic

Prof. Theresa J. Pulley Radwan with the She Stepped Up Award. Theresa J. Pulley Radwan, transitional business administrator and professor of law, was one of six women in higher education in Florida to be recognized with the “She Stepped Up Award: Recognizing Extraordinary Leadership During COVID-19.” The award, presented by the American Council on Education Women’s Network – Florida during its fourth annual conference on… » Read more

First Suit Filed Over Maryland’s Digital Ad Tax

Four trade associations are suing the comptroller of Maryland over the state’s new tax on digital advertising, the first tax of its kind in the United States.

Digital Ad Taxes Could Be Changed to Withstand Litigation, Experts Say

With doubts raised about the constitutionality of Maryland’s recently adopted gross revenues tax on digital advertising, there are other ways states could tax digital advertising, according to experts.

Internet Tax Freedom Act Could Thwart Md. Digital Ad Tax

The rarely litigated federal law passed in the late 1990s was created to protect electronic commerce.

Dominion Voting System sued Rudy Giuliani

A potential defamation suit might be limited to comments made by the individual or group itself - as opposed to simply sharing an article.

Money in Politics, One Month Later

Corporate political action committees account for a sliver of the cash that flows into politics.

Oil company wants to build wells in Big Cypress National Preserve

Collier Resources Company, from the Collier family that donated land for the preserve in the 1970s and kept the mineral rights, still has control of portions of Big Cypress.

‘Flexing of muscles’: Florida GOP pushes conservative bills fresh off election victories

The First Amendment protects individuals and companies from government speech mandates.