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2 Jun 2011, 12:04 pm by Maureen Cosgrove
The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] ruled [opinion, PDF] last week in Brown v. [read post]
15 May 2007, 11:20 pm
On Tuesday, Maryland's Governor Martin O'Malley signed Executive Order 01.01.2007.09 creating a Code of Fair Employment Practices. [read post]
17 May 2016, 1:34 pm by Mike Inman
The Virginia Attorney General can issue opinions concerning statutory interpretation if requested to do so by an array of government officials from the Governor to a member of the Senate or House of Delegates to a local sheriff. [read post]
7 Jun 2010, 11:20 am by Andrew Perlman
The Florida Bar's Board of Governors has asked its Professional Ethics Committee to issue an opinion on how lawyers should dispose of old hard drives and other devices that might contain confidential client information.  [read post]
23 Feb 2015, 2:06 pm by Sutherland LNG
Alaska Governor Bill Walker wrote an opinion piece last week expressing support for expanding the size of the proposed state-owned Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline to access North Slope gas supplies as a backup in case the pipeline and LNG export terminal proposed by Alaska LNG are not built. [read post]
29 Dec 2011, 2:59 pm by Jerry Votava
[JURIST] Puerto Rican Governor Luis Fortuno (R) [official website, in Spanish], a supporter of statehood, signed legislation establishing a two-part referendum [press release, in Spanish] on Wednesday that would allow Puerto Ricans to voice their opinions regarding Puerto Rico's political status and connection to the US. [read post]
15 Oct 2021, 2:43 pm
In a recent opinion, the South Carolina Supreme Court unanimously agreed with the lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit brought by four individuals to challenge Governor Henry McMaster’s decision to end federal unemployment programs early. [read post]
18 Jan 2011, 1:26 pm by Brian M. Peterson
Supreme Court, 1/18/2011)The unanimous opinion, authored by Justice Benjamin, contains the following new syllabus points:7. [read post]
2 May 2016, 6:54 pm by Theodore Harvatin
Last month, New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez announced an initiative that will put volunteer monitors in courtrooms to police DUIs and report findings on social media to indicate whether these monitors, with no or minimal legal training, believe, in their lay opinion, that offenders were let off too easily. [read post]
23 Jul 2016, 1:24 pm by Ram Eachambadi
In a 4-3 ruling on Friday, the Virginia Supreme Court [official website] held [opinion, PDF] that Governor Terry McAuliffe's [official website] executive order [order, PDF] granting a blanket restoration of the state's felon voting rights is unconstitutional. [read post]
12 May 2011, 7:57 am by Sean Shaw
Since we know that Governor Scott does not use email, phone calls and faxes are the best way to express your opinions on this pending legislation. [read post]
12 Nov 2011, 7:49 am by Steve
Att'y Gen. 178, the Attorney General has offered opinions about which ties the Lieutenant Governor can and cannot break.In the 1996 opinion, the Attorney General concluded that the Lieutenant Governor could not provide the tie-breaking vote on matters subject to the provisions of Article XII, section 1: "Any amendment or amendments to this Constitution may be proposed in the Senate or House of Delegates, and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the… [read post]
18 Aug 2020, 12:00 am by Katharine Van Tassel
Ivacko (University of Michigan), Local Leaders’ Evaluations of Michigan’s Direction and Governor’s Performance during the COVID-19 Pandemic’s Arrival, SSRN: This report presents the opinions of Michigan’s local government leaders regarding the direction in... [read post]
7 Aug 2010, 1:56 pm
[JURIST] California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Attorney General Jerry Brown and others filed motions [AG brief, text] Friday in the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] opposing a request to stay the court's recent decision [opinion, PDF; JURIST report] enjoining the enforcement of Proposition 8, the state's ban on same-sex marriage. [read post]
15 May 2012, 9:25 am by Jaclyn Belczyk
In 2007, the attorney general issued an opinion in favor of recognizing same-sex marriage, but it was not legally binding and later that year the... [read post]
20 Jul 2011, 1:43 pm by Maureen Cosgrove
[JURIST] Ohio Governor John Kasich [official website] on Wednesday signed into law a bill banning abortions [JURIST news archive] after 20 weeks. [read post]
22 Dec 2010, 6:37 am
[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois [official website] on Tuesday upheld the convictions [opinion, PDF] of former Illinois governor George Ryan [JURIST news archive], refusing his request for early release. [read post]
4 Jul 2017, 9:02 am by Lars Peterson
Florida Governor Rick Scott on Monday scheduled [npr report] the execution of Mark Asay which will be the state's first execution in nearly two years. [read post]
8 Sep 2012, 10:02 am by Max Slater
Kent [opinion, PDF], which held that under existing New York law an individual who views child pornography online does not legally "possess"... [read post]
5 Jun 2014, 7:12 am by Dominic Yobbi
[JURIST] The Michigan Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Tuesday that former governor Jennifer Granholm overstepped her constitutional bounds when she withdrew her commutation of man's life prison sentence. [read post]