Living Wills. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 27, 2017

Questions for: 'Living by the Girl Scout Law, Even Without a Home'Changes in Iowa public health law to impact studentsFlorida should pass laws to help womenalt.legal: Now You Are Speaking My LanguagePlain packaging on cigarette packets WILL save lives - as new smoking laws come into effect next monthUK will be bound by human rights laws for five more yearsTurkey Donation Law to begin in Jefferson CountySame-sex partners, dating couples covered in domestic violence bills OK'd by House panelDestructive 'fat cat' tax law a complete flop. It's time to repeal it.The Latest: Spicer Calls Judge's Decision 'Egregious'Air Force snubs Michigan law on tainted wellBill to Clarify N.H.'s Rape Shield Law Gets Strong Backing From House CommitteeWhy Record Numbers of Americans Are Renouncing Their CitizenshipEU set to abolish mobile roaming charges on June 15th after final vote passesAP WAS THERE: In 1967, Colorado 1st to loosen abortion law

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary Cities Must End
CBS New YorkMarch 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Trump administration is continuing its tough talk against “sanctuary cities,” which shelter people living in the country illegally by refusing to help the federal government enforce immigration laws. Attorney General ...more »

Trump will allow immigrants to obtain citizenship through military ...
Fox NewsApril 3, 2017

A Defense Department official says that the U.S. military will continue to welcome noncitizen recruits and that the Trump administration also will continue a ...more »

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Questions for: 'Living by the Girl Scout Law, Even Without a Home'
New York TimesApril 27, 2017

Questions for: 'Living by the Girl Scout Law, Even Without a Home'. Article of the Day. By CAROLINE CROSSON GILPIN APRIL 27, 2017 ... What does Hailey, 14, hope will happen? 2. Where has the City of New York placed 7,500 homeless people, and why?more »

Changes in Iowa public health law to impact students
Marshalltown Times RepublicanApril 27, 2017

All students entering, advancing, or transferring into 12th grade and born after September 15, 1999, will need proof of two doses of meningococcal (A, C W, Y) vaccine (1 dose received on or after 16 years of age); or 1 dose if received when the student ...more »

Florida should pass laws to help women
The OracleApril 27, 2017

... are a majority in the state and should be considered when lawmakers in Tallahassee vote on new policies. Florida can afford to lose the “tampon tax.” We have plenty of other revenues for funds and it will save the women living here a great deal of ...more »

alt.legal: Now You Are Speaking My Language
Above the LawApril 27, 2017

Technology helps but depending on the type of case, there will be large volumes of multi-language digital evidence that need to be classified. So who do you call? I'll save you the suspense. Call me! The way I saw it is that most law firms ... You can ...more »

Plain packaging on cigarette packets WILL save lives - as new smoking laws come into effect next month
The SunApril 26, 2017

The only thing allowed on packets will be health warnings, and graphic pictures which will be bigger and on both front and back, as well as Government mandated information. And brand names appear in a standard font, size and colour. Many fag packets ...more »

UK will be bound by human rights laws for five more years
Daily MailApril 26, 2017

'Even allowing for necessary changes over the decades, the ECtHR has used its 'living instrument doctrine' to expand Convention rights into new areas, and certainly beyond what the framers of the Convention had in mind when they signed up to it.'.more »

Turkey Donation Law to begin in Jefferson County
Lake Country NowApril 26, 2017

Representative Joel Kleefisch's Turkey Donation Program bill signed into law last session will go into effect this hunting season. Turkey hunters in three counties will now have the option of donating their harvested turkey to needy families. Donated ...more »

Same-sex partners, dating couples covered in domestic violence bills OK'd by House panel
NOLA.comApril 26, 2017

A Louisiana House bill filed to expand the people to which domestic violence laws apply could have affected Louisiana State Senator Troy Brown, who plead guilty to assaulting his wife and girlfriend in two different incidents.(Photo by David Grunfeld, ...more »

Destructive 'fat cat' tax law a complete flop. It's time to repeal it.
The Hill (blog)April 26, 2017

Featuring witnesses representing the nine million Americans living abroad, the hearing will dramatize how this ill-conceived edict has turned law-abiding, middle-class citizens into virtual financial lepers. In the name of tracking down “fat cat” tax ...more »

The Latest: Spicer Calls Judge's Decision 'Egregious'
U.S. News & World ReportApril 26, 2017

The Department of Justice said Tuesday that it will continue to enforce a federal law that forbids communities from blocking reports on people's immigration status to federal authorities. The department said it will also enforce existing conditions on ...more »

Air Force snubs Michigan law on tainted well
Detroit Free PressApril 26, 2017

Oscoda area residents whose wells are affected by groundwater contamination from the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base have been urged by state and local public health officials to seek an alternative water supply. And a new Michigan law that took effect ...more »

Bill to Clarify N.H.'s Rape Shield Law Gets Strong Backing From House Committee
New Hampshire Public RadioApril 25, 2017

Under the measure, the Rape Shield's protections would include not just sexual history but, thoughts or expressions related to sexual issues, use of contraceptives, sexual activities reflected in medical and counseling records, living arrangements and ...more »

Why Record Numbers of Americans Are Renouncing Their Citizenship
The National Interest Online (blog)April 25, 2017

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act requires foreign financial institutions, such as banks, to identify and report to the United States most types of transactions for all American clients. These new regulations are ... The reporting burden and ...more »

EU set to abolish mobile roaming charges on June 15th after final vote passes
The VergeApril 25, 2017

The law will affect all citizens living in European Union countries, as well as those in some non-EU nations like Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. Previously, the EU had capped roaming charges (the so-called “EuroTariff”) before agreeing to abolish ...more »

AP WAS THERE: In 1967, Colorado 1st to loosen abortion law
Lexington Herald LeaderApril 25, 2017

"I have confidence that our licensed physicians, acting as a three-man board, and with the protection of the law, will act responsibly to prevent possible abuses," the governor said. Colorado law previously allowed abortions only in cases presenting a ...more »

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