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19 Jan 8:18 am
The police were chasing a car that ended with a car crash on the campus of Liberty Hill High School on Monday. Liberty Hill Police Department informed that around noon, the officers responded to a reported domestic violence in the area of State Highway 29 between U.S. 183 and County Road 200. An assault happened… The post Police Receives a Domestic disturbance, Ends with a Chase and Crash at Liberty Hill High School appeared first on McDonald Worley. [read post]
19 Jan 8:07 am
Society in general, and Texas in particular, is in such a weird place right now when it comes to marijuana policy. A remarkable debate is emerging which really only appears to exist in the minds of reporters and law enforcement types but, in terms of evidence and data, is a one-sided argument.A recent article in The New Yorker by Matthew Hutson has earned praise for rightly articulating in a publicly accessible way the differences between the two main measurements of crime in the United States and the difficulties of judging crime trends. It's a useful analysis, I recommend you read… [read post]
19 Jan 8:05 am
To: Bing From: Counterfeit.Technology [read post]
19 Jan 8:04 am
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19 Jan 8:01 am
O presidente do Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), ministro Dias Toffoli, deferiu medida liminar para suspender a aplicação de subteto aos professores e pesquisadores das universidades públicas estaduais, de modo a valer, como teto único aos docentes de instituições de ensino superior públicas do país, o teto federal, que é o subsídio dos ministros do STF. “Partindo do pressuposto de que a Constituição da República concebeu um projeto de política nacional de educação,… [read post]
19 Jan 8:00 am
IN THE MAIL: The Ladies’ Secret Society: History of the Courageous Women of Iran. Plus, browse today’s Gold Box and Lightning Deals. [read post]
19 Jan 8:00 am
To: Bing From: Counterfeit.Technology [read post]
19 Jan 8:00 am
Bloomberg, PG&E’s $1.7 Billion Fire Settlement Could Mean Big Tax Break: PG&E’s $1.68 billion settlement agreement with California over wildfires sparked by its power lines could save the bankrupt utility about $470 million in taxes. Nearly all the wildfire recovery and prevention work included in the agreement should be deductible... [read post]
19 Jan 7:57 am
To: Twitter From: KREA İÇERİK HİZMETLERİ VE PRODÜKSİYON A.Ş. [read post]
19 Jan 7:55 am
The email I got yesterday from “Boy Scouts of America” and National Eagle Scout Association bore the below image along with a note which read in part: “HAPPY EAGLE ANNIVERSARY, John. Board of Review Date: 01/18/1970” There were no photos of Judy Garland, Bette Midler or Queen . [read post]
19 Jan 7:50 am
“VW Declined to Hire Louis Freeh for $15M. Now He’s on the Other Side—and VW Is Crying Foul” — “Four years ago, former FBI Director Louis Freeh was on the verge of being hired by Volkswagen to run its diesel emissions litigation—work for which he wanted a guaranteed $15 million over three years, plus 10% of the “savings the company and its subsidiaries yield and/or the costs saved by settlements,” according to a draft engagement letter. In the end, he didn’t get the job—nor did VW bite a year later when he suggested… [read post]
19 Jan 7:49 am
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is set to begin on Jan. 21, and the question of what constitutes an impeachable offense is sure to feature in the trial itself and in the broader discussion of the president’s conduct. To answer that question, many commentators, lawmakers and experts may rely on what the Founders said at the time the Impeachment Clause was written into the Constitution. But there’s another way to think about an impeachable offense: by looking at the offenses for which Congress has actually impeached people. Hilary Hurd explored that sordid and… [read post]
19 Jan 7:46 am
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19 Jan 7:46 am
PrintImagine you had a tenant for a free-standing building (say, one being used as a quick-service restaurant) who proceeded to alter that building without obtaining your consent as its lease required. To make it worse, the tenant’s alterations reduced the floor area of the building by 10%. Yet, the tenant is a good rent-payer and you don’t want to terminate its lease. Your lease might have anticipated such a situation by including the following: Suit or suits for the recovery of the deficiency or damage or for any installment or installments of rent, additional rent or any… [read post]
19 Jan 7:40 am
Those of you who are interested in the interaction between the law of comparative fault and the law of subrogation (or at least my view on how the two should interact) may wish to read “Made-Whole Made Fair:  A Proposal to Modify Subrogation in Tennessee Tort Actions” published in the Belmont Law Review.  Likewise, if you are having difficulty getting to sleep, you may wish to read the same article. [read post]
19 Jan 7:31 am
ONE OF MY KNOXVILLE FRIENDS IS WORKING WITH FORENSIC TRAINING SOURCE TO RAISE MONEY WITH THESE T-SHIRTS. She writes: “This organization is pretty fascinating. The instructors that work for them are all current or retired police officers who moved up through the rankings to become crime scene investigators. They have been brought in to court as expert witnesses on several high profile cases such as the Chris Kyle American Sniper case. Just fascinating people. What I have learned is that it’s scare how much these specialized trainings are needed and how important they are… [read post]
19 Jan 7:31 am
Posted by Nate Emeritz, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, on Sunday, January 19, 2020 Editor's Note: Nate Emeritz is Of Counsel at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. This post is based on his WSGR memorandum. Related research from the Program on Corporate Governance includes Independent Directors and Controlling Shareholders by Lucian Bebchuk and Assaf Hamdani (discussed on the Forum here). Several decisions in 2019 addressed special litigation committees (“SLCs”), including one out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. [1] In… [read post]
19 Jan 7:31 am
Posted by Derek A. Cohen, James D. Gatta, and Zoe Bellars, Goodwin Procter LLP, on Sunday, January 19, 2020 Editor's Note: Derek A. Cohen and James Gatta are partners and Zoe Bellars is a law clerk at Goodwin Procter LLP. This post is based on their Goodwin Procter memorandum. Related research from the Program on Corporate Governance includes Insider Trading Via the Corporation by Jesse Fried (discussed on the Forum here). In a recent decision, the Second Circuit in United States v. Blaszczak may have made the prosecution of insider trading significantly easier by ruling… [read post]