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Following $23.1 M settlement in Texas cattle fraud case, TSCRA ranger warns ranchers to protect themselves
Fence PostFebruary 1, 2017

Tony Lyon's days of cattle fraud schemes may finally be coming to an end, but his case serves as a strong warning for producers to protect what's theirs, be thorough in vetting new business partners and to take extra steps to safeguard their cattle ...more »

Nashville's juvenile court plans new program to cut down on youth violence
WKRN.comFebruary 1, 2017

In the juvenile court system, there is a team approach to identifying the root causes a child commits a crime and how supporting the family can help change the behavior. In Davidson County, there is an assessment team that studies the teen and family ...more »

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Administrative Hearings
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Former Scalia Clerk offers legal advice, free representation to civil servants who defy Trump's illegal orders
Boing BoingFebruary 7, 2017

Those federal courts would decide for themselves whether the Trump administration's behavior was (in administrative-law parlance) “arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, or otherwise not in accordance with law.” In other words, the legal ...more »

Federal Regulations
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McGarity: Federal proposal would jeopardize public safety
Houston ChronicleFebruary 2, 2017

It makes no more sense for an agency to conduct a trial in promulgating rules than it would to require Congress to conduct a trial every time it enacts a major law. The proponents of the bill insist that it will improve federal regulation, but the real ...more »

Administrative Law
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Some hoping Billy Buzzett takes the reins at Constitutional Revision Commission once again
Florida Politics (blog)February 6, 2017

Bob Martinez, staff attorney to the House Judiciary Committee, an administrative law judge, and vice president of the St. Joe Co. He's an FSU trustee, and liked and respected on both sides of the aisle. “He's a smooth operator, say both friends and ...more »

Investigations
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Who will investigate deaths in Virginia jails? The answer is far from certain.
Richmond.comFebruary 2, 2017

... Regional Jail. No single state agency currently investigates deaths in Virginia's local and regional jails. Unless it's obvious a crime has been committed, jails largely police themselves and aren't required to release their internal investigations ...more »

Regulatory Enforcement
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Arizona House Passes Bill Setting the Stage to Reject Federal Acts
Tenth Amendment Center (blog)February 2, 2017

The bill defines “action” as “an executive order issued by the president of the United States; a rule, regulation or policy directive issued by an agency of the United States; a ruling issued by a court of the United States; a law or other measure ...more »

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