Federal Personnel. Legal news and articles for April 24 - 27, 2017

White House Touts 'Historic' 28 Laws Signed By Trump, But What Are They?"Buckle Up In Your Truck"Law enforcement show solidarity with victims of sexual assaultPolice officers witness pay discussionDon't take laws into your hands, NIS warns personnel - Vanguard ...District Attorney's Chief of Investigations Suddenly Leaves JobCourts show system works for everyoneProposed bill: Overdose victims must seek treatment within 30 days after receiving emergency assistance to avoid jailHouse Oversight says Flynn may face legal repercussions over Russia paymentBiglaw Divided On How To Deal With TechnologySupreme Court: FEHBA Preempts State Subrogation ProhibitionsBU Law Launches Certificate in Financial Services ComplianceArea law enforcement trains to be prepared for special needsOpioids in Marin: CMPA To Carry Overdose Prevention Drug NaloxoneRep. Kretz bill for early wildfire suppression agreements signed into law

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Law and Safety Day kicks off in Martinsburg
WHAGMarch 27, 2017

The Law and Safety Day ceremony was put on to honor and represent a few individuals who have gone above and beyond to serve their communities. 15 officers, firefighters and EMT personnel from across all three Eastern Panhandle counties received ...more »

Many think this law is obsolete. It could actually be a big problem for Trump.
Washington PostApril 5, 2017

Reagan remarked: “It is a case that there is a law, the Logan Act, with regard to unauthorized personnel, civilians, simply going to — or citizens — to other countries and, in effect, negotiating with foreign governments. Now that is the law of the ...more »

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White House Touts 'Historic' 28 Laws Signed By Trump, But What Are They?
NPRApril 27, 2017

Of the 28 new laws signed by Trump, two name Veterans Affairs clinics in honor of people, one adds National Vietnam War Veterans Day to the list of days people and businesses are encouraged to fly American flags, five are related to personnel matters ...more »

"Buckle Up In Your Truck"
Bastrop Daily EnterpriseApril 27, 2017

The Leesville Police Department partnered up with other local law enforcement personnel to participate in the national Buckle Up In Your Truck campaign. Their goal is to encourage seat belt usage and reduce unrestrained fatalities among pick-up truck ...more »

Law enforcement show solidarity with victims of sexual assault
KotatvApril 27, 2017

Law enforcement personnel are wearing jeans in hopes of spreading awareness of sexual assault. "Here at the Sheriff's office and the Police Department want to make sure that our community knows that we stand with our victims of sexual assault and we ...more »

Police officers witness pay discussion
Mount Airy NewsApril 27, 2017

About a dozen police officers watched Wednesday as city council members debated a raise for Mount Airy law enforcement personnel as part of budget discussions for the upcoming fiscal year — which might include a property tax hike. The officers ...more »

Don't take laws into your hands, NIS warns personnel - Vanguard ...
VanguardApril 26, 2017

The Cross River Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has warned its personnel to desist from taking the law into their hands, especially when ...more »

District Attorney's Chief of Investigations Suddenly Leaves Job
VoiceofOCApril 26, 2017

“Compelling a member to disclose that the member attended the Grand Jury proceeding is entirely improper as it would force the member to engage in an act of contempt of court,” the letter states. “Further, such questions could arguably be viewed as ...more »

Courts show system works for everyone
Bismarck TribuneApril 26, 2017

Law enforcement entered the Oceti Sakowin camp on Feb. 23 to begin arresting the last Dakota Access Pipeline protesters in Morton County near Cannon Ball. As the arrests were underway law enforcement personnel drove several large construction ...more »

Proposed bill: Overdose victims must seek treatment within 30 days after receiving emergency assistance to avoid jail
FOX43.comApril 25, 2017

The law is meant to encourage people to quickly report overdoses to emergency personnel without fearing legal repercussions. Under the law, individuals experiencing an overdose are also immune from prosecution. Since 2014, law enforcement and ...more »

House Oversight says Flynn may face legal repercussions over Russia payment
CBS NewsApril 25, 2017

Under U.S. law, retired military personnel can't be employed by foreign governments or companies owned or controlled by foreign governments unless the service secretary and secretary of State approve it. Ranking member Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, ...more »

Biglaw Divided On How To Deal With Technology
Above the LawApril 25, 2017

If one envisions a law firm's efforts to move boldly into the future as a matter of balancing the triad of people, technology, and process, then the most striking revelation of the event was the lack of uniformity across the industry. Considering the ...more »

Supreme Court: FEHBA Preempts State Subrogation Prohibitions
C&M Health Law (blog)April 25, 2017

which relate to nature, provision, or extent of coverage or benefits (including payments with respect to benefits)” preempt state health insurance laws and regulations. Contracts between the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and a health insurance ...more »

BU Law Launches Certificate in Financial Services Compliance
Yahoo FinanceApril 25, 2017

The Certificate in Financial Services Compliance is a 12-credit part-time program delivered completely online, designed to give lawyers and non-lawyers alike access to the industry leading compliance faculty of BU Law's Graduate Program in Banking ...more »

Area law enforcement trains to be prepared for special needs
Lakeland TimesApril 25, 2017

"We actually have crisis intervention plans that we keep on hand at the police department for those who have those diagnosis and the families that have come to us in concern with the individual's behavior and how it may prompt law enforcement response ...more »

Opioids in Marin: CMPA To Carry Overdose Prevention Drug Naloxone
Patch.comApril 24, 2017

In light of the opioid epidemic, recent laws have expanded access to naloxone to non-medical personnel. These laws, along with the development of an easy-to-use naloxone nasal spray, have allowed local law enforcement agencies to take a greater role in ...more »

Rep. Kretz bill for early wildfire suppression agreements signed into law
Okanogan Valley Gazette TribuneApril 24, 2017

In addition, participating contractors will work under the supervision of recognized wildfire personnel and at a pre-determined operating rate identified beforehand. Kretz gave credit to the Washington Forest Protection Association for its efforts to ...more »

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