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29 Jul 2016, 3:42 pm by Mary Whisner
Nevertheless, regulating exposure to these messages raises concerns of First Amendment violations and other legislative limitations. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 2:09 pm by Native American Rights Fund
Legislation Bulletin new bills were added:S.3234: Indian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2016.S.3261: A bill to establish a business incubators program within the Department of the Interior to promote economic development in Indian reservation communities.S.3273: A bill to make technical corrections to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes.H.R.5909: To ensure equitable… [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 1:43 pm by Mark Casper
In its decision to annul the voter ID provision of the statute, as well as provisions eliminating early voting, pre-registration same-day registration, and out-of-precinct voting, the court stated that the legislation was "passed with racially discriminatory intent. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 1:19 pm by Howard Friedman
Until the writing comes in the form of a Supreme Court opinion or new legislation, we must adhere to the writing of our prior precedent....Judge Ripple concurred in the outcome, but did not join those part of the opinion expressing doubt about the continued viability of the past precedent. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 12:59 pm by Rebecca Tushnet
  Rather, the legislative history showed an exemption aimed squarely at exempting false advertising claims. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 12:13 pm by Lawrence Solum
As an illustrative example, works of critical dystopia and the beliefs and behaviours of eco/animal-terrorists can be understood as shared narrative and normative commitments that constitute law just as fully as does the state when it legislates and adjudicates. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 11:15 am
In 2013, state legislators with surgical precision tried to eliminate voting practices disproportionately used by Black voters. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 11:13 am by David
Impaired driving legislation in many states has set a minimum jail term that cannot be lowered by a judge, but the court retains the authority to set a standard jail time in excess of the codified incarceration minimum. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 11:00 am
” "I have long supported and advocated for legislation that would make voter registration materials available in more languages, I am pleased that this step is being taken. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 10:51 am by Brad Schnure
” Read the rest of Democrats Block Beck’s Effort to Remove Gas Tax from Legislation (97 words) [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 10:31 am by Katie Porter
Alan had a remarkable talent for drafting legislation, rules, and statutes. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 10:00 am
Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation Increasing Access to Feminine Hygiene Products for Students, Shelter Residents and Inmates Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed a package of legislation increasing access to feminine hygiene products for New York City’s shelter residents, students and inmates. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 10:00 am
Some 12 other states have proposed such legislation and could pass it in the next legislative sessions. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 10:00 am by BuckleySandler
” The judge further dismissed the counts of money laundering, ultimately concluding that “[w]ithout legislative action geared towards a much needed updated to the particular language within [the relevant statutes], this Court finds that there is insufficient evidence as a matter of law that this Defendant committed any of the crimes as charged, and is, therefore, compelled to grant Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss as to Counts II and III. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 9:51 am by Cannabis Law Group
Medical marijuana attorneys in Long Beach know this is an important reason why the focus of real change efforts have shifted from court action to legislative action. [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 9:10 am by Indian Legal Program
Native American Bar Association Indian Law/Tribal Law Opportunities: Ethics & Rules Committee – Three Affiliated Tribes, Mandan, ND (Open until filled) Associate Judge – Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, Winnebago NE (Open until filled) Legislative Director – Native American Contractors, Washington, DC (Open until filled) Federal Opportunities: Policy Analyst – Office of the Secretary of the Interior, Washington, DC Additional attorney vacancy announcements can… [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 8:30 am
One can only hope that judges and legislators in the legal world are able to fulfill their analogous role. [read post]