Facebook took down USD 308’s Board of Education meeting from Monday, where the board voted to mandate masks for all schools in the district. The district suggests they have been censored by Facebook, but Wichita criminal defense attorney Dan Monnat says, “So far, the United States Supreme Court has not held that Facebook has come to carry on such a public function that censorship becomes denied to it.”
A couple of Kansas City bars are now requiring proof of vaccination. Could that idea catch on here in Wichita? KSN Legal Analyst Dan Monnat says, “Generally, businesses may require their customers to demonstrate proof of vaccination, and no one should worry that these requirements somehow constitute a violation of HIPPA.”
Wichita police arrest man in stalking investigation after he allegedly puts GPS tracking device on vehicle
The Wichita Police Department arrested 57-year-old Ed Harrington of Sedgwick on suspicion of stalking, auto burglary, theft, and violation of a protection order after a woman reported that Harrington, a person known to her, had placed a GPS tracking device on her vehicle. Dan Monnat tells KSN, “The Kansas statute on stalking specifically includes in that course of conduct, the placement of a device on a targeted person’s property….”
Dan Monnat Ranked by Chambers USA 2021 Among Kansas’ Top Litigators in White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Chambers USA 2021 has ranked Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, among the top Kansas litigators in White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations. Chambers USA describes Monnat as “a widely venerated litigator, respected in the market for his expert representation in trial and appellate white-collar criminal proceedings,” and further notes his work in healthcare and financial investigations….
Private businesses have always had the right to impose non-invidiously discriminatory requirements upon their customers, says Wichita lawyer Dan Monnat. “Businesses have every right to enforce the new guidelines by asking customers who don’t want to wear masks to show proof of vaccination. I think it gets complicated if a business wants to refuse service to someone who cannot be vaccinated because of a disability….”
For the fifth straight year, Who’s Who Legal and Global Investigations Review have named Dan Monnat as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the Investigations sector. Monnat is the only attorney in Kansas to be recognized….
Even without a mask mandate in Sedgwick County, individual businesses can still require the safety measures and deny service to those who won’t comply. “Private businesses have always had the right to impose non-discriminatory requirements on their customers,” Dan Monnat tells KWCH TV. He says if you don’t comply with a business’s rules, you could face penalties…
Is Big Tech’s censorship of President Donald Trump a violation of the First Amendment? Legal expert Dan Monnat tells KAKE-TV it is not, because “private individuals and companies can engage in censorship. The First Amendment only prohibits censorship by the government….”
Noted criminal defense attorney Dan Monnat has been named to the Top 10 list of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers for 2020. It is Monnat’s third consecutive year to be named among the prestigious Top 10. He has been listed on the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers’ Top 100 list overall for 15 years….
Joint Survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® Awards Five “Best Law Firms 2021” Rankings to Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered
WICHITA — A joint survey released today by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers awards Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, five “Best Law Firms 2021” rankings for:
- General Practice Criminal Defense
- White-Collar Criminal Defense
- Appellate Practice
- DUI/DWI Defense
- Bet-the-Company Litigation