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22 Dec 2014, 8:30 am by Rick Hasen
Wow: “The legislative session that convenes in January could be the beginning of the end for state Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 8:21 am by Tom Webley
The U.S. embargo against Cuba is codified in legislation, meaning that Congress must act to lift these sanctions entirely. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 8:09 am by Margot Patterson
Like CASL’s “spam” provisions: the software provisions apply where a Canadian is the recipient - in this case, the recipient of the software, app, or other program; the regime is based on “express consent”, as defined by the legislation; and significant administrative monetary penalties (maximum $10 million) can be levied for non-compliance. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 8:00 am
We will follow the progress of this legislation and we favor such efforts aimed at preventing fraud before it happens. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 7:54 am by George Ticoras, Esq.
In its statement, the commission says, “We strongly recommend that candidates and other persons who participate financially in state and legislative candidate elections continue to make filings as required by law, subject to enforcement under the Clean Elections Act and Rules. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 7:00 am
Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to grow and research industrial hemp, according to a Press & Sun-Bulletin article available here. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 6:47 am by Daniel Schwartz
In addition, the Supreme Court looked to the legislative history of the CFEPA, which made clear that the definition of physically disabled was to “cover as many people as possible under the definition and leave it open and broad. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 6:42 am by Dan Farber
Given the White House’s lack of enthusiasm for regulating coal ash, maybe it will be willing to accept a rider on the subject as part of some kind of legislative deal. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 6:41 am by Matthew Landis
  There are many lists and articles online pointing out how audiences can be misled  by movie titles, book titles, headlines and even short titles for legislation. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 5:51 am by Ronald K.L. Collins
In all of this, it is important to note that Posner nonetheless: (1) favored decriminalizing homosexual sex; (2) endorsed contracts of cohabitation for same-sex couples; and (3) was fine with legislative enactments legalizing same-sex marriage. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 5:45 am by David Hart QC
In addition, the EU legislative institutions may pass a law which is in breach of the ECHR. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 4:49 am
"Shirley Abrahamson could be forced out of Supreme Court chief justice role": In today's edition of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Patrick Marley has an article that begins, "The legislative session that convenes in January could be the beginning of the end for state Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 4:00 am by Ruth Bird
Some databases updated legislation; others only publish acts as passed. [read post]
22 Dec 2014, 3:41 am
This year, the copyright-Kat awards prizes in a number of categories, including: Most Important Copyright Decision; Most Important Piece of Legislation; Most Important Unresolved Issue; and Most Important Policy Issue for 2015. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 9:00 pm by Cody Poplin
Perform initial analyses of statutes, bills, reports and Congressional materials, as well as proposed Executive Branch orders, directives, regulations and policies, to determine their effect on the ODNI and the IC; provide advice and counsel to senior attorneys on legislative proposals, Congressional testimony, and related documents. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 4:20 pm by Lawrence B. Ebert
 Grind things to a halt.Put a hold on legislation. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 3:59 pm by Leland E. Beck
H-2B Visa Regulation Vacated:  As expected, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida stepped toward establishing an intercircuit conflict by vacating and permanently enjoining a DOL H-2B visa wage rule, finding on summary judgment that DOL lacked legislatively delegated authority, in Bayou Lawn & Landscape Services v. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 3:20 pm by Rick Hasen
Supreme Court issued a ruling Friday upholding the Republican-led redrawing of state congressional and legislative districts in 2011. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 12:35 pm by Bradley McAllister
The legislation also provides for military construction authorizations and Department of Energy national security authorizations. [read post]
21 Dec 2014, 9:56 am by Omar Ha-Redeye
[emphasis added] The legislation only requires an interference with a substantial ability, not a complete inability. [read post]