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22 Dec 2010, 5:11 pm by Richard Goldfarb
For what it's worth, this is the link to the FDA's own interpretation of what the new food safety bill means.  [read post]
4 Jul 2010, 1:49 am by Steve Matthews
One Quickscribe Manual received an update in June: The BC Local Government Legislation Manual. As always, you can visit for daily updates to BC legislation. [read post]
1 May 2011, 7:28 pm by Steve Matthews
There were quite a few updates to Quickscribe Manuals in April. Here they are:CC Motor Vehicle LegislationRCMP LegislationBC Motor Vehicle LegislationBC Transport LegislationBC Real Estate LegislationAnd don't forget that daily updates to BC legislation can be found at [read post]
24 Jan 2013, 3:51 pm by Jacob Gershman
Two years since Utah adopted a law recognizing precious-metal coins issued by the federal government to be legal tender, the idea has caught the interest of a growing number of statehouses. [read post]
11 Oct 2013, 9:32 am by Jacob Gershman
Instead of creating a "51st" state, there may be a constitutionally easier way for disgruntled residents to secede from their state, says a law professor. [read post]
1 Dec 2010, 1:02 pm by Steve Matthews
Four Quickscribe Manuals were updated in November:RCMP Legislation Manual BC Motor Vehicle Legislation Manual CC Motor Vehicle Legislation Manual BC Transport Legislation ManualAs always, daily updates to BC legislation are available at [read post]
7 Jan 2011, 12:20 pm by Steve Matthews
Hope you've had a good holiday, and trust that 2011 is off to a good start.There was just one Quickscribe Manual update to close off the year:BC Local Gov't LegislationAnd daily updates to BC legislation continue to be available at [read post]
6 Jun 2012, 9:55 am by Charles Abut
Under recently introduced proposed legislation, New Jersey law would allow a restraining order to be entered against a casual acquaintance, a co-worker or even where the alleged victim does not know the defendant, as long as one of the existing predicate acts is proven. New Jersey Assembly Bill No. 2743, June 8, 2012 [read post]
25 Jun 2011, 8:49 am by Jonathan Brun
Are you interested in having access to Canadian and US Legislation on the go? Would you like to be able to access and search through laws, regulations and standards on your iPhone or Blackberry or iPad, let us know by filling out the Survey found here. A lucky winner will receive 1 year free subscription to for a US Facility (valued at 3000$) and 3 lucky winners will receive a free copy of the EHSQ Reporter software (valued at 29.99 $). [read post]
21 Jan 2014, 6:20 am by beverlym
The January issue of In Brief is now available on the PLF Web site. From the Editor:  This special issue focuses on some of the significant changes made by the 2013 Oregon Legislature.  Bills are listed by area of law.  … Continue reading → [read post]
10 May 2013, 10:52 am by Jacob Gershman
Last week, it was widely reported that South Carolina's lower chamber approved a bill that would criminalize enforcement of the Patient Protection Act, President Obama's health-care law, most of which was upheld as constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court last year. But that's actually not the case. [read post]
29 Jun 2012, 3:36 pm by Laura Orr
From Free Government Information (FGI) (and check out their blogroll):"Sunlight releases Scout to help track legislative/regulatory process""Today, our pals at the Sunlight Foundation released Scout, a new tool that allows you to create customized keyword alerts to notify you whenever issues you care about are included in legislative or regulatory actions -- at both the state and federal level! They'll also soon release their Open States tool to target the legislative process of all 50 states...."… [read post]
25 Jul 2013, 2:38 pm by Steve Hall
"Death penalty expert: Nebraska must change lethal injection drug," is the Lincoln Journal Star report written by Kevin O'Hanlon. A national death penalty expert says a federal appeals court ruling means Nebraska will be forced to change its lethal injection... [read post]
29 Jan 2010, 11:44 am
There are two gun control measures on California’s DOJ Bureau of Firearms website that are worthy of discussion: Electronic Reporting of Firearms, which goes into effect July 1, 2010 Firearm Microstamping, supposed to be in effect this year but is still in the proposal stages, according to the webpage Let’s look at the first regulation, [...] [read post]
11 Nov 2010, 3:02 pm by Staycie Sena, Attorney at Law
Family and friends of criminal defendants facing a lengthy incarceration in the Orange County jail have found some relief when told that an inmate is likely to only serve 50% of his sentence, with good time and/or work time credits. Someone sentenced to 180 days in jail would only serve an actual 90 days, thanks [...] [read post]
1 Jul 2011, 3:26 pm by legalinformatics
An interesting discussion of version control for legislation in digital formats took place this past week on Quora. Ari Hershowitz of Tabulaw began the discussion. Contributors to the discussion included Tom Bruce of the Legal Information Institute, Marci Harris of POPVOX, Sean McGrath of Propylon, John Sheridan of The National Archives (UK), and Joshua Tauberer of GovTrack and POPVOX. Filed under: Online discussions Tagged: (John Sheridan, Ari Hershowitz, Josh Tauberer, KLISS,,… [read post]
1 May 2012, 4:51 am by Heidi Meinzer
Concerned about the recent Solesky decision in Maryland, and what impact it will have? Tune in tonight at 8:00 PM on Pit Bulletin Legal News Radio for an in-depth discussion of the Solesky decision, and what impact it is having on rescues and insurance companies.  If you can’t make it tonight, the show will be archived so you can listen to it later. The Humane Society of the United States has also compiled information especially for pit bull and pit bull mix owners who live and rent in… [read post]
26 May 2011, 10:46 am by Ken Odza, former Stoel Rives attorney
Thank you to Parker Smith & Feek for inviting me to speak to about FSMA and how it’s changing the status quo. My slide-deck can be viewed here. Following my talk, Marty Bask from Parker Smith & Feek led a very interesting discussion about the pros and cons of product recall and contamination coverage. A link to our recent discussion on this blog on what to ask when purchasing this kind of coverage is here. [read post]
20 Mar 2012, 3:30 pm by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq.
One of the biggest pieces of pro-Landlord legislation in quite some time was passed by the Wisconsin Senate and adopted by the Assembly recently and will be signed into law by Governor Walker today.  Unfortunately some of the pro-Landlord provisions were amended, diluted, or removed. I am certainly not denouncing this new law.  Many aspects of it [...] [read post]
14 Jan 2013, 6:25 am by beverlym
Sixteen proposals from various Oregon State Bar groups are up for consideration by the 2013 Oregon Legislature.  Here is a recap: 1. LC 450 – Custodianship of Law Practice; Electronic Bar Notices 2. LC 466 – Unlawful Practice of Law  3. LC 462 – Notice of SCRA in Administrative Hearings 4. LC 461 – Increase [...] [read post]