Administrative Law. Legal news and articles for May 30 - 31, 2017

Some cities, states help minorities enter marijuana industryWhy Is Access To Public Records Still So Frustratingly Complicated?China's Cybersecurity Law: What You Need to KnowMan held in killing of 8 people often threatened violenceAuthorities: Tip led police to armed man at DC Trump hotelGov. Bevin appoints Workers' Compensation Administrative Law JudgesJustices side with Mexican immigrant in deportation caseAustralian Federal Police Commissioner labels cyber a 'genuinely wicked problem'Families give emotional testimonies in support of Ruthie's Law at ...Vail Law column: What is obstruction of justice?Hearing date set for OnTrack's HOME programTransgender Wisconsin Student Can Use Boys' Bathroom, Federal Court SaysBaltimore County hearing on bill to join immigration effort draws strong debateHearing set for Duke Energy, Sit-in Movement caseIt's a Federal Question: Can Defendants Remove Under the Grable Doctrine?

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Agreement reached to fund government through September
Los Angeles TimesMay 1, 2017

The Supreme Court expanded the reach of federal housing law Monday, ruling that cities — including Los Angeles — can sue major banks for discriminatory lending practices that hurt low-income neighborhoods during the Great Recession. The decision ...more »

Mock hearing to mark National Law Day
The Livingston County NewsMay 2, 2017

GENESEO — Hillside Children's Center will host a Youth Court Mock Hearing in observance of National Law Day on May 4 from 4:30 to 6:00pm at the Geneseo Town and Village Court, 119 Main St. The theme for this year's event is “The 14th Amendment: ...more »

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Some cities, states help minorities enter marijuana industry
WRCB-TVMay 31, 2017

A private investigator says a shooting at a Texas car dealership that left three men dead involved two investigators who had confronted a fugitive wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges.More. A private investigator .... The Minority Cannabis ...more »

Why Is Access To Public Records Still So Frustratingly Complicated?
Fast CompanyMay 31, 2017

The Freedom of Information Act, often known as FOIA, has been used by journalists, activists, and private citizens to get access to federal government records since it went into effect in 1967. And every state has passed similar laws that allow the ...more »

China's Cybersecurity Law: What You Need to Know
The DiplomatMay 31, 2017

China has previously focused its efforts on controlling access to the internet within its borders through its Great Firewall, and since July 2015 introduced a series of laws and draft laws on internet controls and state access to private data ...more »

Man held in killing of 8 people often threatened violence
WXOW.comMay 31, 2017

A private investigator says a shooting at a Texas car dealership that left three men dead involved two investigators who had confronted a fugitive wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges.More >>. A private investigator says a shooting at a Texas ...more »

Authorities: Tip led police to armed man at DC Trump hotel
WRCB-TVMay 31, 2017

A private investigator says a shooting at a Texas car dealership that left three men dead involved two investigators who had confronted a fugitive wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges.More. A private investigator says a shooting at a Texas car ...more »

Gov. Bevin appoints Workers' Compensation Administrative Law Judges
The Lane ReportMay 31, 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 31, 2017) – Gov. Bevin appointed the following individuals as administrative law judges within the Department of Workers' Claims. • Jeff V. Layson, of Bowling Green, has 26 years' experience practicing workers' compensation law.more »

Justices side with Mexican immigrant in deportation case
Santa Cruz SentinelMay 31, 2017

Writing for the court, Justice Clarence Thomas said the generic federal definition of sexual abuse of a minor requires the victim to be younger than 16. Since Esquivel-Quintana's conduct did not constitute sexual abuse under federal immigration laws ...more »

Australian Federal Police Commissioner labels cyber a 'genuinely wicked problem'
ZDNetMay 31, 2017

"It is a realm that we cannot simply legislate or regulate to control -- we must work with the industry who have their hands on the levers, and invariably, they are in the private sector." The Commissioner said cybercrime is pervasive and hits ...more »

Families give emotional testimonies in support of Ruthie's Law at ...
wivb.comMay 31, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- The family of a nursing home patient who died after a violent attack wants Erie County lawmakers to hold nursing homes more ...more »

Vail Law column: What is obstruction of justice?
Vail Daily NewsMay 31, 2017

... contemporaneous record of a private February conversation with the president whereby Mr. Donald Trump pressured the director to drop the Bureau's investigation into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's alleged connections with the Russians.more »

Hearing date set for OnTrack's HOME program
KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2May 31, 2017

NBC5 News first told you back in March the organization requested a hearing after the Oregon Health Authority announced its intent to revoke the program's license. According to OHA that hearing has been scheduled to be heard by an administrative law ...more »

Transgender Wisconsin Student Can Use Boys' Bathroom, Federal Court Says
NBCNews.comMay 31, 2017

A three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that the Kenosha Unified School District violated a federal law and Ashton's constitutional rights by insisting that he use either the girls' bathroom or a separate gender ...more »

Baltimore County hearing on bill to join immigration effort draws strong debate
Baltimore SunMay 31, 2017

The Baltimore County Council holds a public hearing on a bill that would require the county's jail to join a federal program to screen inmates for potential immigration violations. CASA holds a rally in opposition to the bill before the hearing ...more »

Hearing set for Duke Energy, Sit-in Movement case
Greensboro News & RecordMay 30, 2017

Museum chief executive John Swaine formally asked for the public hearing in a filing with the Utilities Commission last week, “if Duke Energy does not rescind its demand for a deposit, which required deposit is not in compliance with the law.” “As of ...more »

It's a Federal Question: Can Defendants Remove Under the Grable Doctrine?
The National Law ReviewMay 30, 2017

A Missouri federal court recently retained jurisdiction over state-law claims under the rarely used “Grable doctrine.” The doctrine arose from a 2005 U.S. Supreme Court case, and supports removal when (1) a plaintiff's state-law claim raises a disputed ...more »

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