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22 Oct 2:44 pm
PUSHING BACK AGAINST LEFTY PRIVILEGE: Extinction Rebellion Has A Rough Weekend As People Fight Back Against Climate Protests. Later reports from Extinction Rebellion San Francisco’s Facebook page indicate that the protesters tried to get police involved and  that the group filed an official complaint against the unnamed man who stole their banner. But, the activists said sadly, police officials told demonstrators that they probably wouldn’t investigate the incident. Further down the California coast, in Long Beach, Extinction Rebellion ran into another set of… [read post]
22 Oct 2:30 pm
VANS SNEAKERS TAKES A KNEE FOR CHINA: ‘It was really unfair,’ Toronto teen says after her Hong Kong-themed shoe removed from contest. A Toronto teen is finding out just how controversial making an artistic statement about the unrest in Hong Kong can be: her shoe design garnered hundreds of thousands of votes, but suddenly disappeared from an online contest. Naomi So’s family has roots in the former British colony that the 17-year-old has visited several times, so she decided to create a Hong Kong-themed shoe for the Custom Culture design contest… [read post]
22 Oct 2:25 pm
To: Google LLC From: Esteban Salazar Valencia [read post]
22 Oct 2:25 pm
To: Google LLC From: Amy Feldman Plaintiff may serve this injunction on any Internet search engine with a request that they, to the extent not already done, temporarily disable, de-index or delist the specific URLs identified on Schedule “B” hereto, which are used by Defendants to promote, offer for sale, and/or sell goods bearing counterfeits and/or infringements of the Chanel Marks; [read post]
22 Oct 2:25 pm
To: Google LLC From: Right Protect Corporation [read post]
22 Oct 2:18 pm
I’LL BELIEVE IT’S A CRISIS WHEN THE PEOPLE WHO KEEP TELLING ME IT’S A CRISIS START ACTING LIKE IT’S A CRISIS: Study Finds the Wealthy & Celebrities Aren’t Changing Their Flying Habits to Reduce CO2 Emissions. [read post]
22 Oct 2:18 pm
“Thirteen Candidates the Next Democratic President Should Seriously Consider For the Supreme Court”: Harsh Voruganti has this post at his “The Vetting Room” blog, along with a post titled “Initial Thoughts on the Demand Justice Shortlist.” [read post]
22 Oct 2:16 pm
At the Raoul Wallenberg Institute last week, two dozen scholars from around the world met to contemplate "Human Rights in the Anthropocene." Former UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, John H. Knox set the stage with a... [read post]
22 Oct 2:16 pm
Perceptive readers recall my series of posts about President Trump’s negotiation skills.  (Here’s a link to Part 5, which includes links to the whole collection.) This part provides an overview of Mr. Trump’s negotiation failures whereas the prior parts focused on particular negotiations.  It summarizes a Washington Post column by liberal columnist Paul Waldman.  I … Continue reading President Trump’s Negotiation Skills (or Lack Thereof) – Part 6 → [read post]
22 Oct 2:16 pm
The Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) released its Sunset Review for the HOA Information and Resource Office on October 15, 2019 (Report).  This article summarizes that Report and makes some observations.  Please review the Report and draw your own conclusions.  This article contains the opinions of the author, and not the opinions or positions ofGo to Article The post DORA Releases its Sunset Review for the HOA Information and Resource Office appeared first on Altitude Community Law. [read post]
22 Oct 2:15 pm
After divorce, you may feel much pain. However, for many divorcees who were victims of an abusive relationship, there may be a sense of freedom. For those ex-spouses who were prohibited by their exes to work, they may rush to make up for the lost time, and try to pursue their dream career. However, there is still the issue of child support. This will remain a reality for both parents since the court will oblige them to look after their child.Child Support in TexasWhen the two parents separate, the court will determine which ex-spouse will have primary possession of the child. This… [read post]
22 Oct 2:15 pm
Significant Increased Risk Of Cardiotoxic Events Such As Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, And Cardiovascular Death   (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com)   In the medical literature, more attention is paid to the cardiovascular safety of Imbruvica (ibrutinib), this time with the focus being on Imbruvica-related hypertension and associated serious side effects such as arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, stroke, heart failure, and cardiovascular death. The medical journal Blood, from the American Society of Hematology, published this article, "Hypertension and Incident… [read post]
22 Oct 2:14 pm
TRUMP USES PROVOCATIVE TERMS BECAUSE HE WANTS TO PROVOKE: Today’s doozy: Trump compared the Democratic attempts to impeach him over Ukraine to a ‘lynching’. Sure enough, the media explainers did their job. Lynching, we are told by every wired copy monkey who has to file 600 words to their line editor, is a ‘racially charged/loaded term’ that refers to — here I quote the BBC — ‘historic extrajudicial executions by white mobs mainly against African Americans.’ The inevitable ‘backlash’ follows.  Cue pundits and… [read post]
22 Oct 2:13 pm
In the News  The debate about the proper role of judges in our democracy has taken on the shape of the political landscape in which we find ourselves: pitched between two distant poles. Lord Sumption’s Reith lectures put forward the thesis that the courts have been getting more powerful while politics has been getting less powerful; he criticises this perceived shift, holding that while ‘law has its own competing claim to legitimacy … it is no substitute for politics’. Lady Hale’s recent response rejected ‘the suggestion that judicial… [read post]
22 Oct 2:10 pm
The title of this post is the title of this notable new paper authored by Jeffrey Kirchmeier now available via SSRN. Here is its abstract: This Article addresses whether the U.S. Constitution requires courts to permit capital defendants to submit,... [read post]
22 Oct 2:07 pm
Astrid Schmidt-King, J.D., LL.M., M.A., executive in residence and director of the international business program at Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business, was named a Bowe fellow and will join the World Trade Center Institute’s fifth cohort of Bowe fellows participating in this year’s Emerging and Developing Global Executives Program. Information in Movers and ... [read post]
22 Oct 2:01 pm
Marybeth Frantz Orsini, an attorney who focuses on federal tax law with an emphasis on tax-exempt financings, has joined Ballard Spahr as a partner in its Public Finance Group. Orsini will be based in the firm’s Baltimore office. She handles financings for government, solid waste, manufacturing, and industrial development projects, as well as for not-for-profits ... [read post]