Administrative Hearings. Legal news and articles for January 31 - 31, 2012

Schuette files to halt hearing on U-M grad student research assistants unionizingSen. Lee to Testify at Hearing on Illegal Non-Recess AppointmentsITC Judge Throws Out Barnes & Noble Antitrust Claims Against MicrosoftBarnes & Noble defense narrows against Microsoft patent claimsJudge upholds discipline against 2 Bibb firefighters involved in prankSales of oxycodone by doctors fall in FloridaSchmidt legal fund gets one donationLewis Waives Preliminary HearingEx-Shreveport official has hearing WednesdayFurlough lawsuit deal affects only SEIU workers, drops four other lawsuitsJ. Robert Brown, Social Security judgeEntergy's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptHundreds turn out for Senate hearing on same-sex marriage billStop-Hogging-the-Passing-Lane Bill Gets First HearingCraig James deposition hearing postponed

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Establishment GOPers have surrendered to more than big government
Washington ExaminerJanuary 1, 2012

Through the APA, Congress created a system of federal administrative judges who are appointed for life by the agencies themselves. These administrative law judges do not go through the Senate confirmation process. If you believe federal agencies ...more »

Ethnic Studies and MAS will survive Spring Semester and be taught next year ...
Tucson CitizenJanuary 2, 2012

They will not be making any binding decisions except getting an update from their lawyers about what comes next on this issue as Huppenthal as not made his final ruling yet. …determine what to do about last week's ruling by an administrative law judge ...more »

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Schuette files to halt hearing on U-M grad student research assistants unionizing
Detroit Free PressJanuary 31, 2012

“The question that the (administrative law judge) is set to soon decide could have extreme negative consequences for the University of Michigan and consequentially, for the state and people of Michigan," Schuette's request to the Supreme Court says.more »

Sen. Lee to Testify at Hearing on Illegal Non-Recess Appointments
Heritage.org (blog)January 31, 2012

A handful of constitutional law experts are slated to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee tomorrow about President Obama's four unconstitutional non-recess appointments. The witnesses include Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), ...more »

ITC Judge Throws Out Barnes & Noble Antitrust Claims Against Microsoft
PC MagazineJanuary 31, 2012

... which came from an ITC administrative law judge, but a one-liner on the docket says the commission approved Microsoft's motion to dismiss Barnes & Noble's patent misuse claim. In November, Microsoft asked the ITC to investigate whether Microsoft is ...more »

Barnes & Noble defense narrows against Microsoft patent claims
CNETJanuary 31, 2012

by Jay Greene January 31, 2012 3:13 PM PST Follow @iamjaygreene An administrative law judge has apparently eliminated one possible defense for Barnes & Noble, a week before the giant bookseller squares off against Microsoft in a hearing over a patent ...more »

Judge upholds discipline against 2 Bibb firefighters involved in prank
Macon Telegraph (blog)January 31, 2012

By AMY LEIGH WOMACK - awomack@macon.com An administrative law judge has upheld discipline imposed on two firefighters in connection with a prank at a Bibb County fire station involving a masked man threatening firefighters.more »

Sales of oxycodone by doctors fall in Florida
MiamiHerald.comJanuary 31, 2012

The number of pain pills sold by doctors dropped 97 percent from 2010 to 2011, as a new law took effect that bans doctors from dispensing oxycodone from their offices. By Scott Hiaasen The number of oxycodone pills sold by Florida doctors dropped ...more »

Schmidt legal fund gets one donation
Cincinnati.comJanuary 31, 2012

Sharon L. Kennedy, an administrative judge in Butler County running for the Ohio Supreme Court, raised $152, 452, according to the latest annual campaign... The Blue Wisp, recently opened in its new space downtown, is now serving food.more »

Lewis Waives Preliminary Hearing
Patch.comJanuary 31, 2012

Matthew Lewis, the Great Valley School District employee facing charges of indecent assault, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in an Oxford courthouse Monday, according to court documents. Bail remained at 10 percent of $10000 for each of the ...more »

Ex-Shreveport official has hearing Wednesday
Shreveport TimesJanuary 31, 2012

This screen grab from surveillance camera footage provided by the Caddo district attorney's office shows former Shreveport Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Rick Seaton and the 18-year-old student he was convicted of raping as they walk through ...more »

Furlough lawsuit deal affects only SEIU workers, drops four other lawsuits
Sacramento Bee (blog)January 31, 2012

Only Local 1000 employees at First 5 California, the Prison Industry Authority, the California Earthquake Authority, the California Housing Finance Agency and the Office of Administrative Hearings will receive back pay without interest for the days ...more »

J. Robert Brown, Social Security judge
Baltimore SunJanuary 31, 2012

He returned to Baltimore as an administrative law judge. He also served as deputy chief judge in Arlington, Va., from 1980 to 1986 and chief judge of his agency's Baltimore office from 1986 to 1990. He then became senior judge in 1990 and retired at 83 ...more »

Entergy's CEO Discusses Q4 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking AlphaJanuary 31, 2012

On a parallel path, hearings continued from October 2011 to January of this year before Administrative Law Judges of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation or DEC, were completed for the designated first set of issues.more »

Hundreds turn out for Senate hearing on same-sex marriage bill
Baltimore SunJanuary 31, 2012

Tuesday's hearing marked the first time a legislative committee scrutinized the governor's proposed same-sex marriage law, called the Civil Marriage Protection Act. Several hundred people turned out, representing both sides of the issue.more »

Stop-Hogging-the-Passing-Lane Bill Gets First Hearing
NBC4i.comJanuary 31, 2012

A southwestern-Ohio lawmaker feels your pain and wants to pass a law to fix it. He also wants to raise the speed limit itself. Rep. Ron Maag, (R) Lebanon, is the primary sponsor of House Bill 395. The bill would raise the speed limit on Ohio's ...more »

Craig James deposition hearing postponed
LubbockOnline.comJanuary 31, 2012

Michael Farris, who was representing James this morning, asked Dry to reschedule the hearing so he and James' legal camp could review the publishers' filings and prepare a response. James, the father of the Tech football player who was at the center of ...more »

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