Obamacare’s Contraceptive Mandate Halted: What Does It Mean for the Supreme Court’s Ruling – Steve Delchin

By | LXBN | January 9, 2014

The way things are lining up, the Affordable Care Act’s mandate that employers that provide health insurance include coverage for some contraceptive costs in those plans stands to be one of the biggest legal stories of 2014. The latest development on this front—as we wait for the Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on the issue—have the mandate facing two different injunctions, with one coming from a Sixth Circuit panel and the other coming from Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Back Away from Your iPhone – the Perils of Social Media Strike Again

By | NJ Family Legal Blog | January 9, 2014
Back Away from Your iPhone – the Perils of Social Media Strike Again

In reading about the massive case involving dozens of New York firefighters and police officers who are charged with defrauding the Social Security disability system by faking the nature of their own conditions in order to procure government benefits, key pieces of evidence collected by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office include Facebook postings from the accused detailing activities that defy the basis for the disability claims – i.e., an officer riding a water scooter, one riding a motorcycle, and others working jobs as helicopter pilots and martial arts instructors.