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Three moles in a hole make up this week's…
03.24 / 10:46
workerscompensation.com
A new bill introduced in the California Senate would set minimum staffing requirements for dialysis clinics and establish a minimum transition time between patients at a treatment station The post California bill would create staffing requirements for dialysis facilities appeared first on Nephrology News &…
03.24 / 10:44
nephrologynews.com
by Monette Rivera, ABS-CBN News   NEW YORK CITY — On Wednesday, March 8, hundreds of women and men rallied and marched at the Washington Square Park in New York City for this year’s International Women’s Day. “It’s important that we all stand together, and show that collective power to demand change, equality, and stand against […
03.24 / 09:50
balitangamerica.tv
Every judge in a California traffic court case has a personal financial stake in the verdict, and that violates the due process rights of motorists, Howard Herships argued in a case currently before the US District Court for the Northern District of California.The motorist is suing the California Judicial Council, the state organization led by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye that is responsible for setting the dollar figures for the traffic tickets that add $1.8 billion annually to…
03.24 / 03:07
thenewspaper.com
Welcome to Overnight Regulation, your daily rundown of news from the federal agencies, courts, Capitol Hill and beyond. It's Thursday evening here in Washington, where GOP leaders were forced to postpone a vote on their ObamaCare …
03.24 / 03:05
thehill.com
This is one of two posts discussing Lanier v. BATS Exch. Inc., 838 F.3d 139 (2d Cir. 2016). This post will specifically cover subject matter jurisdiction. The second post covers failure to state a contract claim. In Lanier v. BATS Exch. Inc., 2d Cir., No. 151683 (2d Cir. Sep. 23, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held it had proper subject matter jurisdiction to consider the claims. Defendants, national Securities Exchanges (the “Exchanges”), provide inf…
03.24 / 01:55
theracetothebottom.org
There are several reasons Democrats should stall Gorsuch’s confirmation with a filibuster: Republicans disrespected both President Obama and Judge Garland by refusing to meet with him or schedule confirmation hearings. If Republicans can stonewall for a year, Democrats should be able to as well. There is a serious argument that Congress should authorize and conclude an independent, public, bipartisan investigation into the Trump administration’s ties to…
03.24 / 01:40
dailykos.com
by Henni Espinosa, ABS-CBN News   A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump’s new travel order, just hours before it was to take effect at midnight on Thursday. This is the second time that his executive order on immigration was blocked by the courts — and the new president is irate. “This is the opinion of […
03.24 / 01:10
balitangamerica.tv
Is stuttering a disability under the Americans With Disabilities…
03.24 / 00:27
abovethelaw.com
As it stands, Trump and Ryan find themselves playing see-saw with moderates and hard-liners. Lean too much toward one faction and they lose votes from the other. So far, they've been unable to find a sweet…
03.24 / 00:05
politicaldog101.com
The international arbitration community has lately been occupied with various proposals to reform investor-state disputes. On the interstate level, a consensus seems to be building that several aspects of the current system need to be modified in order for the system to safeguard its own legitimacy. In this context, there are various reform proposals floated... Continue reading The post Place of Arbitration in the Proposed “Investment Court” Scenario: An Overlooked Issue? appeared first on …
The FIDIC forms of contracts (FIDIC forms) constitute a comprehensive set of rules applied worldwide in complicated construction projects. The FIDIC forms contain a multi-tier dispute resolution mechanism – depending on the type of a Book, they provide for consideration of disputes (1) by an Engineer (an Employer’s agent managing the construction project), (2) by... Continue reading The post FIDIC Multi-Tier Dispute Resolution Clauses in the Light of Bulgarian Law appeared first on Kluwer A…
Not so long ago, I reported on the recent documented discovery that anti-ISDS groups have been making and continue to make a handsome profit from the anti-ISDS/anti-trade/anti-globalization campaign, which they have unleashed over Europe with the active financial support of the European Commission and several EU Member States. This time I would like to draw... Continue reading The post The Hypocrisy of Anti-ISDS Groups – Part 2 appeared first on Kluwer Arbitration B…
Being falsely accused of any crime, let alone a sex crime, can have serious ramifications for the accused. Because of the internet, a person’s arrest for a sex crime could follow them for the rest of their life, even if they are never convicted of the crime. While the s…
03.23 / 23:26
findlaw.com
There are some lawsuits that businesses just cannot avoid. Unfortunately, the most unavoidable lawsuits are the frivolous ones. Fortunately, the law and the courts provide a means to detect and dismiss frivolous claims early on, before a defendant is forced to spend significant money on defending a meritless…
03.23 / 23:26
findlaw.com
Unless a grandparent has secured a court order granting them visitation, a parent is under no legal obligation to allow a grandparent to see their grandchild. In fact, barring a court order, a parent has the constitutional right to say no. If a court order has been granted,…
03.23 / 23:26
findlaw.com
When it comes to celebrities seeking special treatment for criminal acts, Roman Polanski should win an award of some kind, preferably along with a lengthy prison sentence. The fugitive director was alleged to have drugged and raped a 13-year-old girl, and he pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with…
03.23 / 23:26
findlaw.com
Bicycle injury accidents occur with regular frequency in most cities where bicycle delivery services are common. When a bicyclist is involved in an injury accident, there are specific issues that can arise if the injured person was working as a bicycle courier or messenger. Whether the cyclist is…
03.23 / 23:26
findlaw.com
The standards for cars and light trucks were adopted in 2012 and set a requirement of 54.5 miles per gallon for the industry. Conditions have changed since then, say the researchers from IU's School of Public and Environmental…
03.23 / 23:20
news.indiana.edu
Nevada’s legislature has ratified the Equal Rights Amendment decades after the deadline for doing so, although it brings the tally to two states shy o…
03.23 / 23:18
abajournal.com