Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for March 31 - 31, 2014

How Labor Unions Can Save the NCAAHow Labor Unions Can Save the NCAATouring Glendale's Refreshed and Beautiful 1904 Brand LibraryDocs Show Candidate, Chelsea Clinton's Mother In Law, Turned To Own Charity ...UN court rules against Japan's whaling activities in the AntarcticTo preserve or redevelop? One man will soon decide for a key Anacostia siteHistoric preservation the focus of new UB programsCheck out the mudpuppies - and new state park Belle IsleDoes formula short-change farmland preservation in Lancaster County?Community Preservation Act: A big boost for a beneficial programHow the Right Hijacked ArizonaNew public order law to take effect in Little India from TuesdayPublic Order (Additional Temporary Measures) Act to come into force April 1Check Out Glendale's Beautiful Brand Library, Now Open After a Two-Year, $9.5 ...Attacks are election tactics, says Madonsela

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Jenny du Pont digs into new role at Garden Conservancy
The Journal News / Lohud.comMarch 1, 2014

The goal was to save and preserve exceptional gardens like hers, often by transitioning a private garden into a self-sustaining public one. Stonecrop ... A lawyer by training, du Pont says that she sort of misses practicing law, but not much. "I love ...more »

Williamstown CPC Member Pushes for Restraint
iBerkshires.comMarch 2, 2014

Jeff Thomas spent the winter calling for fiscal discipline in the way the town handles its Community Preservation Act funds. On Thursday, he said a deal struck at Tuesday's meeting is a step in the right direction. "My reaction to Tuesday's decisions ...more »

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How Labor Unions Can Save the NCAA
Slate MagazineMarch 31, 2014

Assuming Ohr's ruling is right—that scholarship athletes are employees—then the NCAA's real problem is antitrust law, not labor law. Under the Sherman Act, the federal antitrust law, employers in a particular market cannot combine to place limits on ...more »

How Labor Unions Can Save the NCAA
Slate MagazineMarch 31, 2014

The Supreme Court has recognized a nonstatutory labor exemption to antitrust law. Because labor law requires collective action, antitrust law does not apply to disputes between unionized employees and management in certain contexts. Courts describe ...more »

Touring Glendale's Refreshed and Beautiful 1904 Brand Library
Curbed LAMarch 31, 2014

Updates include seismic bracing, a reconfigured entrance, a new roof, new HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems, and enhancements to make the site compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Preservation specialists Spectra also played a major ...more »

Docs Show Candidate, Chelsea Clinton's Mother In Law, Turned To Own Charity ...
Huffington PostMarch 31, 2014

The charity's application to the Fairmont Park Historic Preservation Trust, obtained by HuffPost, covers how the $2.5 million renovation project would be financed -- a proposal that included an investment partner who could reap the tax credit and a ...more »

UN court rules against Japan's whaling activities in the Antarctic
UN News CentreMarch 31, 2014

In May 2010, Australia instituted proceedings alleging that Japan was pursuing a large-scale programme of whaling under JARPA II, and was in breach of its ICRW obligations, as well as its other international obligations for the preservation of marine ...more »

To preserve or redevelop? One man will soon decide for a key Anacostia site
Greater Greater WashingtonMarch 31, 2014

DC's housing agency wants to develop a long-vacant site in Anacostia with affordable housing and retail, but residents and the city's preservation officials say it is incompatible with the neighborhood. The choice between the two hangs on one last ...more »

Historic preservation the focus of new UB programs
UB News CenterMarch 31, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning is offering two new programs in historic preservation: A master of science in architecture degree, and an 18-credit advanced certificate program geared toward architects ...more »

Check out the mudpuppies - and new state park Belle Isle
Livingston DailyMarch 31, 2014

The money is for repairs, new facilities and preservation projects, said Hodges, who was appointed last fall by Gov. Rick Snyder and former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing. Key initial improvements done over the winter were long-overdue ... The prospect of ...more »

Does formula short-change farmland preservation in Lancaster County?
Lancaster NewspapersMarch 31, 2014

Given Lancaster County commissioners' reluctance to float any more bonds for farmland preservation, Commissioners Chairman Dennis Stuckey acknowledged it might be time to seek a change in state law to address this imbalance. “We haven't lobbied the ...more »

Community Preservation Act: A big boost for a beneficial program
SouthCoastToday.comMarch 31, 2014

Forty-four percent of the state's communities have adopted the CPA, protecting more than 19,200 acres of open space, creating or rehabilitating approximately 7,300 affordable housing units, and funding more than 3,200 historic preservation projects, ...more »

How the Right Hijacked Arizona
National JournalMarch 31, 2014

There was also the bill, supported by more than two dozen senators, that would require federal agents to obtain written approval from a county sheriff before engaging in any law-enforcement activity. That bill was needed, it was said at a committee ...more »

New public order law to take effect in Little India from Tuesday
Straits TimesMarch 31, 2014

The Public Order (Additional Temporary Measures) Act (POATM) passed in Parliament on Feb 18 provides for a focused set of powers, far more limited than the extensive powers available under the Public Order (Preservation) Act, which has been invoked ...more »

Public Order (Additional Temporary Measures) Act to come into force April 1
Channel News AsiaMarch 31, 2014

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that with the Public Order (Additional Temporary Measures) Act in place, it will no longer be necessary for the government to invoke the Public Order (Preservation) Act to proclaim Little India as an area in a ...more »

Check Out Glendale's Beautiful Brand Library, Now Open After a Two-Year, $9.5 ...
Curbed LAMarch 31, 2014

Updates include seismic bracing, a re-configured entrance, a new roof, new HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems, and enhancements compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Preservation specialists Spectra also played a major role in the ...more »

Attacks are election tactics, says Madonsela
Independent OnlineMarch 31, 2014

While she insists she has forgiven the ANC for the attacks, Madonsela has dismissed the ANC parliamentary caucus' disparaging remarks against her as nothing more than political survival tactics and “self-preservation”. Madonsela was speaking in an ...more »

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