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21 May 8:20 am
At 5:29 this morning on Lake Mendota:  [read post]
21 May 8:11 am
The AP reports on new analysis from the Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers University which looks at the likely negative impact of new congressional maps on female incumbents. It appears that being the last to the table… Continue reading [read post]
21 May 8:10 am
As Brett and I begin our second year of the In the News podcast, we look to the future: Apple may be releasing some sort of AR/VR goggles, new accessibility features are coming to the iPhone, and Verizon will be more expensive but 1Password and Costco can save you some money.  Also, we discuss Apple's new video on data privacy. In our In the Know segment, Brett shares a tip for ensuring that text messages received on your iPhone show up on your other devices.  I discuss and recommend the COMPLY Foam Apple AirPods Pro Earbud Tips that I've been using since I posted a review… [read post]
21 May 8:00 am
Peter Grajzl and Peter Murrell recently published an Article entitled, Of Families and Inheritance: Law and Development in Pre-Industrial England, 2021. Provided below is an abstract of the Article: We examine how pre-industrial English caselaw development on land, inheritance, and... [read post]
21 May 8:00 am
The Biden-Harris administration’s attempt to end the controversial Title 42 was Friday blocked by Federal Judge Robert Summerhays. Title 42 allows border patrol officials to quickly deport migrants at the US-Mexico border, whether or not they are legally seeking asylum, in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. Title 42 was initially instituted under the Trump-Pence administration, with criticism and support falling largely along party lines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) attempted to end the policy on April 1 this year, but a group of Republican attorneys… [read post]
21 May 8:00 am
Listen Here! This week on Make It Last, Victor & Mark will talk to you about the client experience at Medina Law Group and Palante Wealth Advisors. They’ll also be talking about how the four pillars of retirement will lead you to success. Specifically, how income planning works and why it’s so important for your retirement plan. Finally, they’ll wrap things up by explaining why it’s crucial to have really great estate planning. The value of holistic estate planning, and how proper documents can help you get your ducks in a row. Download your FREE… [read post]
21 May 7:58 am
Politico: A court released final maps for New York’s 26 congressional and 63 state Senate districts in the midnight hour on Saturday morning, setting in motion a flurry of campaign activity as candidates quickly jockeyed for position in critical seats.The… Continue reading [read post]
21 May 7:50 am
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21 May 7:42 am
The J.M. Smucker Company Announces a Limited Voluntary Recall on Two Specific Best-If-Used-By Dates of 16 oz. Smucker’s® Natural Peanut Butter Chunky Due to Possible Health Risk November 16, 2011 – The J.M. Smucker Company today announced a limited voluntary recall on two specific Best-If-Used-By dates of 16 oz. Smucker’s® Natural Peanut Butter Chunky because it may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy… [read post]
21 May 7:15 am
Said Elon Musk, quoted in "Elon Musk calls claims of sexual misconduct ‘politically motivated’" (WaPo).Musk commented at length on Twitter... writing that “those wild accusations are utterly untrue” and issuing “a challenge to this liar who claims their friend saw me ‘exposed’ — describe just one thing, anything at all (scars, tattoos, …) that isn’t known by the public. She won’t be able to do so, because it never happened.”  “Moreover,” he added, “the ‘friend’ in question… [read post]
21 May 7:10 am
Two recent news stories underline the importance of crowdfunding for supporting Ukraine and Ukrainians. The N.Y. Times reports that Ukrainian appeals to private individuals and companies have led to contributions of numerous items that have military applications, including drones, night... [read post]
21 May 7:08 am
The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg infections linked to certain Jif peanut butter products produced at the J.M. Smucker Company facility in Lexington, Kentucky. There have been a total of 14 illnesses with 2 hospitalization in the following states: Arkansas (1), Georgia (2), Illinois (1), Massachusetts (1), Missouri (1), Ohio (1), North Carolina (1), New York (1), South Carolina (1), Texas (2), Texas (1), and Washington (1).  The last reported illness was May 1, 2022. Product distribution was… [read post]
21 May 7:01 am
The World Health Organization (WHO) is working closely with countries where cases of the rare viral disease monkeypox have been reported, the UN agency said on Friday. The UN agency said in a statement that there were around 80 cases... [read post]
21 May 7:00 am
New York Times Op-Ed: The Rich Are Not Who We Think They Are. And Happiness Is Not What We Think It Is, Either., by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz (Author, Don't Trust Your Gut: Using Data to Get What You Really Want in Life (2022)): We now know who is rich in America.... [read post]
21 May 7:00 am
"We should have had policies in place that would have made you feel safer and heard when you took issue with the situation" The post Brown University Students Force Apology From Local Bar After Accusing Employees of Racism first appeared on Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion. [read post]
21 May 6:57 am
In Reserve Mechanical Corp. v. Commissioner, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit upheld the Tax Court's decision affirming the IRS' decision that the company did not qualify as tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(15). Here is the court's... [read post]
21 May 6:50 am
Here's a curious case described in the Washington Post in 1980, one that didn't make it into my forthcoming book on racial classifications: Miguel Sandoval arrived in Harlem in 1959 from Havana, where he'd been an outspoken advocate of better civil rights for black Cubans. Sandoval was Cuban, but he thought of himself primarily as a black. Yet to the American blacks in Harlem, he was a Hispanic. Nine years later, he applied for a job as director of the manpower office where he worked because he had heard that federal officials were looking for a black to fill the post. But, Sandoval… [read post]
21 May 6:49 am
As mesothelioma attorneys, we get asked questions about mesothelioma all the time. This article contains answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about mesothelioma. What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that is rare and aggressive. It can develop when a person is exposed to asbestos. When you inhale asbestos fibers, these fibers can get stuck in the lining of either the lungs or heart or abdomen. Over time, these fibers can cause mesothelioma. Continue reading The post Mesothelioma FAQs appeared first on Asbestos & Mesothelioma Law Blog. [read post]