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22 Apr 2014, 5:47 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
Jaycox, Legislative Analyst, Electronic Frontier Foundation, has this guest post at the ACSBlog. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 4:52 pm by Michel-Adrien
The Alberta Law Reform Institute has released a report on Beneficiary Designation by Substitute Decision Makers that deals with the issue of who gets to designate beneficiaries of pension plans and insurance policies when the owner has lost legal capacity, especially due to age.It is legally unclear if a substitute decision maker has the legal authority to make, change or revoke beneficiary designations on behalf of the represented adult.The report proposes changes to a number of provincial… [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:20 pm by Stephen Bilkis
" The current legislative scheme is in material respects the same as that in effect when the case, was decided. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:16 pm
[Sotomayor: "The problem with §26 is that §26 reconfigured the political process in Michigan such that it is now more difficult for racial minorities, and racial minorities alone, to achieve legislation in their interest. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:10 pm by Scott Michelman
Let's hope legislators in other states follow the lead of Speaker Pérez. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 2:53 pm by Pamela Wolf
Nonetheless, State Legislators gave unions (or workers, if you see that way) a kick in the pants by passing three new laws targeting already declining unions. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 2:40 pm
As states across the country are seeking legislation that overhauls eyewitness identification procedures, like Maryland did last week, prosecutors are still pushing back. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 1:58 pm by Jacob Scherr
However, the theory is the basis of state legislation now getting serious consideration in the South and the Midwest aimed at stopping local governments from promoting environmental sustainability, usually paraded as a bill to protect property rights. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 1:15 pm
Up to $439.5 million of this total will be allocated by the Governor and the legislative leaders. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 12:34 pm
” In the 1982 Seattle case, the Court explained that the doctrine forbids “a political structure that treats all individuals as equals, yet more subtly distorts governmental processes in such a way as to place special burdens on the ability of minority groups to achieve beneficial legislation. [read post]
Introduction Overview Corporate risk taking and the monitoring of risks have remained front and center in the minds of boards of directors, legislators and the media, fueled by the powerful mix of continuing worldwide financial instability; ever-increasing regulation; anger and resentment at the alleged power of business and financial executives and boards, including particularly as to compensation during a time of economic uncertainty, retrenchment, contraction, and changing dynamics… [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 11:51 am by Dennis Crouch
. = = = = = The currently proposed legislative patent reforms would codify the double patenting exception in a somewhat narrower fashion. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 11:17 am by Gary A. Watt
Of course, Justice Kline’s interpretation of the much more limited legislative purpose behind section 1717 (only applicable in contracts of adhesion with unilateral attorney fee provisos) has not garnered support in the reported decisions, and an awful lot of water has flowed under the appellate bridge since then. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 11:13 am by Tanya Forsheit
” Importantly, however, and unlike Illinois, California law limits the definition of the term “confidential communication” to a “communication carried on in circumstances as may reasonably indicate that any party to the communication desires it to be confined to the parties thereto,” and explicitly “excludes a communication made in a public gathering or in any legislative, judicial, executive or administrative proceeding open to the public, or in any… [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 11:02 am by W. Brett Mason
The fight is among the most contentious of the legislative session. [read post]