The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to rehear its panel’s decision regarding the release of mugshots under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
DOJ Announces Postponement of the Release of Proposed Web Accessibility Regulations for Public Accommodations Until 2018
Businesses awaiting guidance from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on accessibility of online content for places of public accommodation under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) were once again disappointed when the DOJ recently announced that it is pushing back the release of its proposed regulations until fiscal year 2018.
Continuing a trend I have been reporting on this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed yet another complaint against the owner and manager of a 28 unit apartment community alleging familial status discrimination under the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA).
The U.S. Department of Justice Does Business No Favors by Significantly Delaying Website Accessibility Regulations Until 2018
Frustrating news has emerged from Washington D.C. as the recently-published federal government’s Fall Semiannual Regulatory Agenda revealed that the long-anticipated U.S. Department of Justice’s (“DOJ”) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) for regulations governing website accessibility for places of public accommodation under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“Title III”) would not be issued in the Spring of 2016 as most recently anticipated and would instead be delayed until fiscal year 2018.
Justice Department Delays Web Accessibility Regulations for at Least Three More Years Leaving Businesses in Turmoil
In an astonishing move, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it will not issue any regulations for public accommodations websites until fiscal year 2018—eight years after it started the rulemaking process with an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM).
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) detailed new rules that would focus investigations of corporations on responsible individuals and warned that companies cannot abuse the attorney-client privilege to hide key facts in criminal investigations.
On Tuesday, a nimiety of federal agencies converged at a press conference at the Department of Justice to announce new and ongoing cases against dietary supplement marketers.
The Washington Post reported last week that the DOJ is considering an internal policy that could give some companies a “free pass” if they voluntarily disclose violations of the FCPA, including information regarding culpable employees.
Putting out too much information is rarely a problem for the government, but most reports about Tuesday’s announcement by federal agencies of their new and ongoing “sweep” against unlawful dietary supplements overlooked some important consumer information.
On Tuesday, the FTC joined the Department of Justice and several other federal agencies in announcing numerous recent and ongoing actions against dietary supplement marketers.