Would you like to know more about ERISA, but you’re afraid to ask? Check out the Health Plan Law: ERISA Group Health Plan Administration blawg of attorney Roy F. Harmon, III of Harmon & Major, P.A. in Greenville, South Carolina. The blawg includes an ERISA Toolkit, ERISA Glossary, links to the statute and its regulations, and a digest of key Supreme Court cases affecting ERISA group health plans.
The U.S. News and World Report has just released their 2008 “Top Law School” rankings. Here’s the good news – the University of South Carolina School of Law has risen from 97 (tied) to 91 (tied). It’s not all that easy to improve your ranking, so this represents a lot of hard work on the part of students, staff, faculty, and administration. A round of applause for all! (Post – Stacy)
Yesterday in Selma, Alabama, people gathered to commemorate the heroic efforts of pioneers like Congressman John Lewis, who were brutally attacked by troopers on March 7, 1965 as they attempted a voting rights march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. A week later, President Lyndon B. Johnson urged Congress to pass his voting rights bill, which he signed into law on August 6th as the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Read more about “Bloody Sunday” on the Library of Congress’s Today in History website. For suggested reading on the Voting Rights Act, consult my bibliography in Law Library Journal. (Post-Terrye)