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Public News & Views - Q3 2020


September 14, 2020

Current news regarding public policies, regulatory and legislation issues.

We are pleased to present the Public News & Views Q3 2020 update. This publication explores the latest laws, regulations and policies while noting the associated risks and considerations for public entity and educational institutions navigating complex terrain.

  1. Evolution of higher education risks

    Sep 14, 2020

    Risk managers have an uphill battle to include Institutions of Higher Education among traditional risk awareness programs.

  2. Cannabis in the workplace - confusion reigns

    Sep 14, 2020

    Employees must carefully navigate the terrain in order to avoid or minimize their liability to employees and to stay in compliance with their federal contractors.

  3. Facial recognition software: Public safety versus civil liberties

    Sep 14, 2020

    While there are many benefits to facial recognition software, there are serious concerns about its accuracy and invasions of privacy being addressed in various ways.

  4. Is your website ADA compliant – and why does it matter?

    Sep 14, 2020

    Institutions that fail to modify websites to reach the visually impaired may expose themselves to ADA liability if sued.

  5. Recent topics

    Sep 14, 2020

    The latest news regarding public policies, regulatory and legislation issues.


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