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27 Sep 2016, 2:34 pm by Bryan P. Sears
A dispute over a new lucrative contract for lottery services in Maryland could land in front of a legislative committee even as the losing bidders have filed formal appeals with a state administrative board. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 2:14 pm
Whether engaging in street-level activism or pursuing formal change through judicial, legislative, or electoral processes, movement organizers will have to think rationally and strategically about resource mobilization and oppositional forces. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 1:45 pm by Alex Young
” Read the rest of Allen to Introduce Legislation to Address Fentanyl Analogs & Expand Drug Recovery Program (210 words) [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 12:16 pm by Brad Schnure
Jennifer Beck’s legislation would expand the state’s “duty to warn” law to help prevent more types of violent acts. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 11:24 am by Dennis Crouch
 not the legislative history of the 1952 Patent Act, which enacted §282(b)(2). [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 11:03 am by Julie Kwun
Employers outside Seattle should stay alert to these developments, as similar legislation has been introduced in other jurisdictions and the trend is expected to continue. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 10:57 am by Adam Levitin
 Instead, she was talking about the Fed's 2008 HOEPA rulemaking, which covers certain for higher-priced mortgages, being "substantially similar" to certain Dodd-Frank requirements: I should note that the underwriting requirements legislated in the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act), which apply to all mortgage loans, are substantially similar, but not identical to the ability-to-repay requirements adopted by the… [read post]
Since taking office in 2011, Governor Cuomo and New York legislators have increased fines for texting and penalties and made cell and texting use a primary offense. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 10:37 am by familoo
It is very thorough – there are 21 Chapters in total, first offering an overview of the main legislation, and issues of capacity. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 10:16 am by Trey Childress
” Empagran recognized that ambiguous statutes should be construed “to avoid unreasonable interference with the sovereign authority of other nations,” but it also said in no uncertain terms that “application of our antitrust laws to foreign anticompetitive conduct is nonetheless reasonable, and hence consistent with principles of prescriptive comity, insofar as they reflect a legislative effort to redress domestic antitrust injury that foreign… [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 10:09 am by Jeremy Malcolm
The one important thing that the current legislation omits to do is to require the publication of consolidated draft texts of trade agreements after each round of negotiations. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 9:42 am by Ed. Puerto Rico
[…] a colony is a territory subordinate in various ways, political, cultural, and economically, to a more developed one in which supreme legislative power and much of the administration rests with the controlling country, which is usually a different ethnic group than that of the colony. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 9:20 am by Marcia Oddi
Niki Kelly reported in the Sunday Fort Wayne Journal Gazette:INDIANAPOLIS – Tucked in a 2015 legislative ethics reform bill was... [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 9:17 am by Peter Berlin
A related piece of legislation, Senate Bill 1129, removes mandatory minimum jail sentences for people convicted of multiple prostitution offenses. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 9:16 am by John Jascob
The petitioners add that applying American Pipe tolling to Section 13 comports with the legislative purposes of the Securities Act. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 8:57 am by Robert Thomas (
Slip op. at 13 ("Not only is the statute lacking in any express authorization to do so, but virtually the entire statutory scheme, creating and assigning specific powers and duties separately to the transportation commission, militates against a legislative intent to sanction such a delegation. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 8:45 am by D Daniel Sokol
ABSTRACT: This paper argues that the New Zealand legislation against abuse of market power, and subsequent jurisprudence, is ineffective to deal with the problem,... [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 8:38 am by Seth Director
The various bills differ in whether accountability and procedures for terminating and disciplining VA employees should be include or introduced as separate legislation. [read post]
27 Sep 2016, 8:32 am
Law and jurists are creators of "fables" on the view that law is born out of the facts (ex facto ius oritur) so that there is a need for narrative coherence both on the level of the case and the level of legislation (or turned the other way around: what does it mean if no such coherence is found?). [read post]