Solicitation & Pandering. Legal news and articles for April 28 - 29, 2017

Police chiefs unite in opposition of Texas sanctuary cities billPolice chiefs unite in opposition of Texas sanctuary cities bill - San ...Macedonian opposition leader confident he can form new governmentTexas police chiefs: Do not burden local officers with federal immigration enforcementTrump names anti-abortion leader Yoest to top HHS postJUST IN: 4 more arrests in high-end prostitution ring4 more arrests in high-end prostitution ringIn the Hopper: No Real ID progress; geopolitics; veto threatSanctuary-city ruling not activistGerman parliament approves partial burqa banLe Pen's Anti-Semitism Problem Is Back as Official Quits Over Nazi CommentsMan sentenced to 19 years in prison for human trafficking on Central CoastGerman parliament votes in favour of partial burqa banGushers & Dusters: A weekly look at what we liked — and didn'tUh'ville man sent to prison after child porn raid

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Pepsi pulls ad that left bitter aftertaste
Fort Worth Star TelegramApril 5, 2017

The commercial, featuring “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star Kendall Jenner and a group of protesters confronting policemen, prompted many viewers to call it tone-deaf and a pandering attempt to identify with recent protest movements like Black ...more »

Supervisors hear state of retirement system prior to budget workshops
Lompoc RecordApril 12, 2017

The county has 4,350 budgeted positions. Approximately 91 percent of its workforce is represented by 10 bargaining groups. Employment contracts for all of the county's major employee groups have been finalized, with the caveat that negotiations can ...more »

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Police chiefs unite in opposition of Texas sanctuary cities bill
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)April 29, 2017

The chiefs also argued SB 4 — which they described as “political pandering” — will create an unfunded mandate for local police departments if it becomes law. “At a time of strained law enforcement budgets and critically low jail space, narrowing the ...more »

Police chiefs unite in opposition of Texas sanctuary cities bill - San ...
mySanAntonio.comApril 29, 2017

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus and the police chiefs of five other major Texas cities signed a letter Friday expressing united opposition to the ...more »

Macedonian opposition leader confident he can form new government
Deutsche WelleApril 28, 2017

Gruevski meanwhile denounced the violence, saying Zaev's SDSM party had "knowingly decided to violate the law and the constitution, which directly caused the event that ensued." Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki (VMRO-DPMNE) told DW that the government ...more »

Texas police chiefs: Do not burden local officers with federal immigration enforcement
Dallas NewsApril 28, 2017

As amended by the Texas House, the bill would allow local law enforcement officers to ask people about their immigration status during an arrest or a lawful detention, like a routine traffic stop, putting local officers in the position of handling ...more »

Trump names anti-abortion leader Yoest to top HHS post
PoliticoApril 28, 2017

“Ms. Yoest has a long record of seeking to undermine women's access to health care and safe, legal abortion by distorting the facts, and her selection shows yet again that this administration is pandering to extreme conservatives and ignoring the ...more »

JUST IN: 4 more arrests in high-end prostitution ring
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionApril 28, 2017

Jarrett Franklin, Anthony Kinard, James Martin and Kalbarga Subash were charged with pandering and violation of Georgia's felony racketeering statute, Dunwoody police Sgt. Aaron Belt said in a statement. Franklin, Kinard and Martin are from Alpharetta.more »

4 more arrests in high-end prostitution ring
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionApril 28, 2017

Jarrett Franklin, Anthony Kinard, James Martin and Kalbarga Subash were charged with pandering and violation of Georgia's felony racketeering statute, Dunwoody police Sgt. Aaron Belt said in a statement. Franklin, Kinard and Martin are from Alpharetta.more »

In the Hopper: No Real ID progress; geopolitics; veto threat
Minnesota LawyerApril 28, 2017

The language is not needed, Dayton said, because contrary to Republican legislators' fears, neither he nor his Public Safety department has legal authority to issue licenses to immigrants at their own behest. “All these other areas that are incidental ...more »

Sanctuary-city ruling not activist
The Decatur DailyApril 28, 2017

All it did, they argued, was to require that Sessions enforce the law. Given that Sessions was appointed by Trump and is at least as rabidly anti-immigrant as anyone in Trump's administration, this would appear to be a pointless requirement. Indeed ...more »

German parliament approves partial burqa ban
UPI.comApril 28, 2017

The law will prevent the wearing of the full-face Islamic veil in certain government settings. By Ed Adamczyk ... The German parliament passed a law Thursday banning women from wearing the Islamic full-face veil in civil service, judicial or military ...more »

Le Pen's Anti-Semitism Problem Is Back as Official Quits Over Nazi Comments
BloombergApril 28, 2017

The Polish government, which has been censured by the EU for undermining the rule of law and the freedom of the media, accused Macron of playing politics. “In this case it's hard to find a difference” between ... While Le Pen has sought to clean up the ...more »

Man sentenced to 19 years in prison for human trafficking on Central Coast
The San Luis Obispo TribuneApril 28, 2017

The defendant was arrested in Las Vegas in October 2015 after law enforcement officers had been searching for the man who reportedly had been working as a pimp with Brianna Jackson-Robinson. She later pleaded guilty to pandering and was sentenced ...more »

German parliament votes in favour of partial burqa ban
The IndependentApril 28, 2017

The German parliament has supported a draft law banning women working in the civil service, judiciary and military from wearing full-face Islamic veils. Burqas and niqabs will be prohibited in selected professions as part of the legislation, which will ...more »

Gushers & Dusters: A weekly look at what we liked — and didn't
Longview News-JournalApril 28, 2017

GUSHER: For James Thomas, a man who can be trusted implicitly. He came to the News-Journal to get help finding the rightful owner of a sizable wad of cash he'd found in a Longview street. It didn't take long after a story appeared for the owner to step ...more »

Uh'ville man sent to prison after child porn raid
New Philadelphia Times ReporterApril 28, 2017

Kohler was charged with two counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor, a second-degree felony; and two counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor, a fourth-degree felony. Kohler pleaded no contest in March to the indictment ...more »

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