Gifts. Legal news and articles for May 19 - 22, 2017

Jerry Jones Violates Law by Treating Police Officers to Cowboys ...Gorsuch dissents as Supreme Court upholds ban on big-money gifts to partiesLook out, pharma marketers. California may turn off speaking fees and ban pharma giftsDear Carolyn: 'Thank you' is not in my daughter-in-law's vocabularyCommunity supports local law enforcement after deputy's deathDaughter-in-law not big on 'Thank you': Carolyn HaxCarolyn Hax: Mother-in-law just wants a thank-youCowboys Owner Gets Ethics Violation For Giving Gifts To Police OfficersFree breakfast, gifts for Upstate law enforcementPanel: Dallas Cowboys owner violated Arkansas ethics lawCalifornia Bill Would Halt Practice Of Pharmaceutical Industry Gifts To DoctorsEra Of Drug Companies Giving Gifts To California Doctors May Be ...Ethics Commission Finds 'Unintentional' Violation in Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones' Gift to CopsTrump Comes To Riyadh Bearing Gifts – Weapons Approved By ObamaThis gift will stay close to officers' hearts

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Are “marijuana gifts” legal in Massachusetts? | WWLP.com
wwlp.comApril 27, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – If you want to get marijuana from someone in Massachusetts, you don't have to look very hard. Maybe you've seen the websites ...more »

Ultimate Tech Gifts for Mom - Mother's Day 2017
Huffington post (press release) (blog)May 8, 2017

Mother's Day is coming up next weekend and if you're interested in really impressing your mom, mother-in-law, grandma and wife this year by getting them something that shows how appreciated they are, try something from the roundup of tech products ...more »

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Jerry Jones Violates Law by Treating Police Officers to Cowboys ...
Breitbart NewsMay 22, 2017

The owner of the Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones will receive an ethical violation warning for providing game tickets, airfare, and hotel reservations to over 100 ...more »

Gorsuch dissents as Supreme Court upholds ban on big-money gifts to parties
Los Angeles TimesMay 22, 2017

In 2010, the Supreme Court remade the law on political spending when it struck down limits on independent spending, including by corporations, in the Citizens United case. In his opinion for the court, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy stressed that this type ...more »

Look out, pharma marketers. California may turn off speaking fees and ban pharma gifts
FiercePharmaMay 22, 2017

It's not the first time state lawmakers have moved to curb pharma payments and gifts to doctors. Massachusetts has a similar law that, in its first iteration, not only curtailed speaking fees, travel, entertainment and other goodies, but more or less ...more »

Dear Carolyn: 'Thank you' is not in my daughter-in-law's vocabulary
The Mercury NewsMay 21, 2017

DEAR CAROLYN: About a year and a half ago my youngest son married a lovely woman who I am genuinely fond of, if not very close to. We are a large family ...more »

Community supports local law enforcement after deputy's death
The Bozeman Daily ChronicleMay 21, 2017

The table in the briefing room at the Law and Justice Center, which is shared by Bozeman police and Gallatin County sheriff's deputies, was piled high Friday with food and drink that businesses and individuals alike have dropped off for law enforcement.more »

Daughter-in-law not big on 'Thank you': Carolyn Hax
GoErie.comMay 21, 2017

Your daughter-in-law's behavior, as described, is weird and off-putting and I'd start to take it personally, too. But even if mother- and daughter-in-law relationships weren't some of the most challenging in all familydom, I'd advise you to shake this ...more »

Carolyn Hax: Mother-in-law just wants a thank-you
The Providence JournalMay 21, 2017

My new daughter-in-law never says thank you. For anything. Ever. I'm not the only one who has noticed it. She sent out thank-you cards for the wedding gifts, so I shouldn't say she never says thank you. But that was it. I'm not the type who sits near ...more »

Cowboys Owner Gets Ethics Violation For Giving Gifts To Police Officers
LawOfficer.comMay 21, 2017

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he was just trying to show respect to police officers when he gave game tickets, travel accommodations and Cowboys merchandise to cops in his home town of North Little Rock. But the Arkansas Ethics Commission found ...more »

Free breakfast, gifts for Upstate law enforcement
WSPA.comMay 20, 2017

A Law Enforcement Appreciation breakfast was held Friday at Tommy's Country Ham House. In addition to the hot meal on the house, officers, deputies, and troopers from Greenville County were given gifts. Seabrook Marchant from Marchant Real Estate ...more »

Panel: Dallas Cowboys owner violated Arkansas ethics law
Arkansas NewsMay 20, 2017

LITTLE ROCK — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones violated Arkansas law when he gave dozens of North Little Rock police officers free travel, accommodations and tickets to Cowboys football games last year, the Arkansas Ethics Commission said Friday.more »

California Bill Would Halt Practice Of Pharmaceutical Industry Gifts To Doctors
CBS San Francisco Bay AreaMay 19, 2017

Eight other states and the District of Columbia already have laws banning or restricting gifts by the pharmaceutical industry. The bill will expand current state law that requires drug companies to explicitly specify an annual dollar limit on gifts and ...more »

Era Of Drug Companies Giving Gifts To California Doctors May Be ...
CBS San Francisco Bay AreaMay 19, 2017

The common practice of doctors accepting gifts from drug manufacturers may soon come to a screeching halt in California.more »

Ethics Commission Finds 'Unintentional' Violation in Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones' Gift to Cops
KARKMay 19, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Arkansas Times Blog) - Blogger Russ Racop reports that the Arkansas Ethics Commission voted 3-2 Friday to find that Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones had unintentionally violated the state ethics law in giving $300,000 worth of free ...more »

Trump Comes To Riyadh Bearing Gifts – Weapons Approved By Obama
Foreign Policy (blog)May 19, 2017

Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner has reportedly formed a close relationship with 31 year-old Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the king's son and the country's ambitious minister of defense, according to a report in the New York Times. The two ...more »

This gift will stay close to officers' hearts
Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteMay 19, 2017

Sgt. Jeff Vercker of the Champaign County Sheriff's Office, left, and Sgt. Matt Rivers of the Urbana Police Department unload new bulletproof vests donated by the Police Support Association of Champaign County on Thursday at the Illinois Law ...more »

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