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“Picking the man and then searching the law books”

Two weeks ago, the Justice Department issued a public notice inviting applicants “‘to refer anyone who had any information’ that might build a case against [George] Zimmerman for either a civil rights violation or a hate crime.”  It reminded me of something in Justice Antonin Scalia’s dissent in Morrison v. Olson, 487 U.S. 654 (1988),…

New ADA Guidelines Expose Pool Operators to Private Lawsuits

The Washington Examiner reports that, according to a DOJ guideline issued January 31 interpreting a provision of the ADA, all operators of publicly accessible swimming pools—including cities, HOAs, hotels, spas, and gyms—must install a permanent fixed lift at a cost of $8,000 to $20,000 each.  If the facility has a separate pool and spa, lifts…