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Owner, 26 tenants indicted on Westport animal cruelty charges ...
Wicked Local EastonApril 1, 2017

The 151-count animal cruelty indictment is the result of an investigation that began in July 2016, when Westport police officers were notified about alleged ...more »

Missouri Attorney General's Office plans trafficking crackdown
ABC17News.comApril 1, 2017

The federal court documents outline the series of crimes, but the use of online classified ads at backpage.com is one of the specifics that got the feds involved. That crime is "use of interstate commerce in aid of racketeering enterprise" or the use ...more »

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Administrative Hearings
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Council poised to appoint special judge
Statesboro HeraldApril 4, 2017

After amending the Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance in March to turn hearings on license violation cases over to an administrative judge, Statesboro City Council has a proposal on Tuesday's agenda to appoint Tom A. Peterson IV, an attorney from Vidalia, ...more »

Federal Regulations
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Despite Trump overturning refuge hunting rules, conflict remains
Kenai Peninsula OnlineApril 9, 2017

Although Congress put an end to a set of federal restrictions on wildlife management on national wildlife refuges in Alaska, the underlying conflict is far from over. President Donald Trump signed a House Joint Resolution on Tuesday overturning a set ...more »

Administrative Law
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Court Sets Hearing to Weigh Giuliani, Mukasey Conflict Claim
New York Law Journal (registration)April 4, 2017

Greenberg Traurig and Debevoise both represent banks that say they were defrauded by Reza Zarrab, who is also being charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. The victim-banks, which prosecutors say ...more »

Investigations
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Interior Employees Paid $6 Million While Facing Investigations
Daily SignalApril 6, 2017

Department of the Interior officials were paid $6 million while on extended administrative leave—often while under investigation for misconduct—without documented approval, a government watchdog reported Wednesday. The $6 million went to 242 ...more »

Regulatory Enforcement
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Wall St. attorney Clayton gets Senate panel OK as SEC head
Austin American-StatesmanApril 4, 2017

He would oversee the enforcement of rules written by the SEC under the law that reshaped the regulation of banks and Wall Street after the 2008 financial crisis and the Great Recession. And he would take part in deciding on enforcement actions that SEC ...more »

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