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  • Real Estate Weekly

    Issues #62-13 (Enero 2017), #62-5 (Noviembre 2016) and #62-2 (October 2016) of publication Real Estate Weekly are now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:03 PM

  • William and Mary Law Review

    Issue number #58-2 (November 2016) of publication William and Mary Law Review is now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:02 PM

  • Government Finance Review

    Issue number #32-6 (December 2016) of publication Government Finance Review is now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:02 PM

  • Studies in the Humanities

    Issue number #43-1-2 (December 2016) of publication Studies in the Humanities is now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:02 PM

  • San Diego Business Journal

    Issues #38-1 (Enero 2017), #37-52 (Diciembre 2016), #37-42 (Octubre 2016) and #37-38 (September 2016) of publication San Diego Business Journal are now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:02 PM

  • University Business

    Issue number #20-1 (January 2017) of publication University Business is now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:02 PM

  • Pipeline & Gas Journal

    Issue number #244-1 (January 2017) of publication Pipeline & Gas Journal is now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:02 PM

  • USA Today Magazine

    Issue number #145-2860 (January 2017) of publication USA Today Magazine is now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:02 PM

  • Arkansas Business

    Issue number #34-1 (January 2017) of publication Arkansas Business is now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:02 PM

  • Guns Magazine

    Issue number #63-3 (March 2017) of publication Guns Magazine is now available

    Jan 24, 2017 12:02 PM

  • President Trump choses Elain Chao as head of Department of Transportation

    President Trump has made great changes including his choices for appointments. President Trump chose Elaine Chao as head of the Department of Transportation. Chao was Secretary of labor with the George W. Bush administration and there is belief that she will bring a lot of experience with her to the table. See Article.

    Jan 24, 2017 12:41 AM

  • CA Court finds that burden of public interest issue not met

    The California Court of Appeals has found that in an action regarding a reprint of an article about a treatment center of the plaintiff that the defendant had not met his burden of showing that there was an issue of public interest and thus found that there was proper dismissal of the defendant’s motion. See Decision.

    Jan 24, 2017 12:38 AM

  • New York Court of Appeals issues opinion on suggestiveness of one distinctive feature

    New York Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a decision, finding that in using a lineup identification method, the suggestiveness cannot rely on a distinctive feature such as dreadlocks, although that distinctive feature may be used as one of many factors in determining suggestiveness. See Decision.

    Jan 24, 2017 12:36 AM

  • Illinois House of Representatives approves criminal justice reform

    A criminal justice reform has been passed by the Illinois House of Representatives. This bill would make amends to the current Act and would allow for recovery services for victims of violent crimes, which would be funded by the federal government. The bill also has provisions to change probation terms and programs to help inmates reduce their sentences. See Bill.

    Jan 24, 2017 12:32 AM

  • DOJ finds no nepotism violation in appoint of President Trump’s son-in-law

    The Department of Justice (DOJ) has released an opinion finding that the appointment by President Donald Trump of his son- in-law is not in violation of anti-nepotism laws. President Trump had appointed his son-in-law Jared Kushner as a senior adviser. The DOJ found that the president has “an unusual degree of freedom” in selecting personal staff. See Press Release.

    Jan 24, 2017 12:29 AM

  • President Trump signs executive order to begin process of dismantling ACA

    In one of his first actions as President of the United States, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to “minimize the economic burden” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This executive order has the effect of seeking the repeal of the ACA, citing minimizing economic burden and giving states more flexibility and control when it comes to healthcare. See Executive Order.

    Jan 24, 2017 12:28 AM

  • Four additional Guantanamo Bay prisoners released in final days of Obama administration

    In the last days of the Obama administration, the Department of Defense announced that four additional Guantanamo Bay prisoners will be transferred out of Guantanamo Bay. The prisoners will be sent to Saudi Arabia as they had been recommended for the transfer by the Review Task Force. It was one of President Obama’s missions while in office to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center. See Notice.

    Jan 24, 2017 12:26 AM

  • El Chapo has been extradited to the United States

    Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera “El Chapo” has been extradited to the United States. He arrived in the United States on January 19, 2016 with 6 different charges against him. The charges against him are filed in the Eastern District of New York and to preserve those charges, El Chapo was landed in the United States in New York. See Notice.

    Jan 24, 2017 12:25 AM

  • Court finds commercial fishing fee differential constitutional

    The 9th Circuit Court has reversed a decision in favor of commercial fisherman regarding a nonresident fee differential for commercial fishing licenses. The Court found that the law was not a violation of the Privileges and Immunities Clause as the fee schedule was closely related to a substantial reason for the law. See Decision.

    Jan 20, 2017 4:31 PM

  • Employer “carve out law” improper, Court rules

    A federal appeals court has ruled that a California law which was enacted with the purpose of helping a worker union in lawsuits that are filed against their employers was improper. The law with the “carve outs” removes a safe harbor option for certain employers with pending litigation. The Court felt that the only reason for the “carve out” exceptions was to get support from the United Farm Workers for the legislation. Thus, the Court found that due to this justification the “carve outs” were in violation of the Equal Protection Clause. See Decision.

    Jan 20, 2017 4:28 PM

  • CA Supreme Court finds employers can have no control over employees on breaks

    The California Supreme Court has reversed a lower court decision and found that the Labor Code of California rest periods which are “on-call.” This means that employers must not give employees any duties nor have any control over employees while they are on their breaks. See Decision.

    Jan 20, 2017 4:27 PM

  • 3rd Circuit clarifies those who can sue for age discrimination

    The 3rd Circuit Court has ruled regarding age discrimination suit. The Court found that a worker who is in their 50s can sue for age discrimination when there is a policy at their employer which inadvertently affects them disproportionately from employees who are in their 40s. See Decision.

    Jan 20, 2017 4:25 PM

  • Case dismissed against Chicago, citing attempt to get larger payout through class action settlement

    The 7th Circuit Court has dismissed a class action case against Chicago City which alleged that the city violated property interests. The Court found that it was not likely that there were many other similar plaintiffs in the same position. The Court found instead that the attorney on the case was trying to get a large settlement payout through the filing of a class action. See Decision.

    Jan 20, 2017 4:22 PM

  • Executive Office issues memo on agency response to breach of information risks

    The executive office of the President has released a memorandum setting the policy for federal agencies in responding to breaches of personally identifiable information (PII.) The policy focuses on assessing and mitigating risks and guidance for those agencies on providing notification to those who are affected by the breach. See Memorandum.

    Jan 20, 2017 4:21 PM

  • DOL has filed suit against Oracle America for refusal to cooperate with compliance review

    The United States Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Oracle America Inc. claiming that the company uses discriminatory practices regarding their pay schedules for white males and female African American or Asian employees. The suit was filed against the company after they refused to cooperate with an equal employment opportunities compliance review. See Complaint.

    Jan 20, 2017 4:19 PM

  • Judge denies petition to overturn ruling of defense secretary regarding Guantanamo Bay prisoner

    A United States District Court Judge has issued an opinion declining to take action which would overturn a Defense Department decision. The Defense Department had determined that they will continue the detention of Sufyian Barhoumi. Barhoumi had originally had repatriation granted, but that was overturned in a ruling by the defense secretary. The judge found that the defense secretary had the authority to continue the sentence in Guantanamo Bay. See Decision.

    Jan 20, 2017 4:11 PM

  • GM agrees to $1million settlement

    General Motors has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty as settlement for charges that internal accounting methods prevented the company from determining the impact on financial statements that a defective switch would have. The faulty switch is responsible for hundreds of deaths and injuries. See Settlement.

    Jan 20, 2017 4:09 PM

  • Latino Leaders

    Issue number #17 (November 2016) of publication Latino Leaders is now available

    Jan 20, 2017 12:02 PM

  • Modern Casting

    Issue number #106-11 (November 2016) of publication Modern Casting is now available

    Jan 20, 2017 12:02 PM

  • NotiSur - South American Political and Economic Affairs

    Issue number #26-2 (January 2017) of publication NotiSur - South American Political and Economic Affairs is now available

    Jan 20, 2017 12:02 PM