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Seattle, Washington, has taken the issue of who pays for political ads on facebook into its own hands. The head of the city's election commission said in a statement that Facebook is in violation of a 1977 Seattle campaign-finance law requiring companies that sell political ads to keep public records on who ...
In this Dec. 15, 2017 photo, the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington. A new tally by The Associated Press finds that nearly 11.8 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health care law. That's only about 3 percent less than last ...

Thirty-four states have laws requiring or requesting voters show some form of voter ID at the polls, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Arkansas' new law took effect in August and has been enforced in several local elections. The May primary is the first statewide election where the ...
It is induced not only by restrictive laws but also by vague, overbroad legal formulations that leave speakers guessing about the boundaries of permissible expression and by negative examples, such as my recent skirmish over the Van Dyke subpoena. Its logic is especially compelling under conditions of ...

France has joined the US and Israel in criticising Poland's new holocaust law, describing the text as "ill advised". "You should not rewrite history, it's never a very good idea," Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said. Polish president Andrzej Duda signed the law on Tuesday. It outlaws accusing Poland of complicity in Nazi ...
Glenberg said that such suits are important in testing how strongly the courts will enforce new laws. "Particularly where there's some dispute about the scope of the law. You don't know how a court is going to interpret the law and how far the court will go to protect your rights until you actually go to the court ...
Once the new law goes into effect, the motivation to cross state lines will likely go away for many, with stores across the border expecting a sizable hit to their sales. What may come as a surprise is the indifference from Indiana store owners. Why aren't they jumping for joy at the prospect of an extra day a ...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions celebrated President Reagan's 107th birthday by demonstrating how President Trump has taken up Reagan's campaign to restore the rule of law. In a Tuesday evening speech at the Heritage Foundation to the Reagan Alumni Association, Sessions, who was a ...
Grassley, who has prioritized whistleblower protections in his time in the Senate, said that while he appreciated DOJ's efforts to speak from a coordinated front, he fears Sessions' letter may violate the law and prevent critical information from reaching Congress. Grassley pointed out that Sessions' memo ...
Traffic is often heavy through Bethesda at the Beltway and I-270 Spur Interchange. (WTOP/Dave Dildine. WASHINGTON -- When Maryland drivers spot emergency vehicles, such as police cars or fire trucks along the side of the road, they need to move over one lane or slow down. It's the law.
It might deflate your confidence in the State of Texas to find that the people protecting your access to government information have their thumbs on the scale. That they're playing favorites. That they put requests from their enemies on the slow track. Or that they advise the agencies who come to them for ...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Onondaga County Legislature today tabled a law that would punish people who leave their dogs out in the cold. ... The law is named for a pit bull, Adrian, who froze to death last month on the city's South Side. ... The current laws regarding animal cruelty, she said, are "lackluster.".
SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) - An emotional hearing took place at the Oregon State Capitol Tuesday when Susan Dieter-Robinson testified in favor of a bill that would change the state's hit-and-run laws. "Anna and Abigail's Law" -- officially House Bill 4055 -- was introduced by Rep. Jeff Barker and Rep. Andy Olson ...
The obligation of democracies is not to make sure that the law promotes an accurate version of history but to insist that law has no place in the shaping of historical narrative in the first place. Laws are not instruments for settling historical debates. They are tools for regulating our lives in a way that allows for ...
"This isn't about the single malts and the famous brands because they already cost more than that," said Rice, of Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems and who is among the new law's architects. "But if you look down to the bottom shelf in the supermarket you see those nonbranded value bottles ...

More troubling, Historians say, is the second part of the law, which makes it a crime -- punishable by a fine or up to three years in prison -- to accuse "the Polish nation" of complicity in the holocaust and other Nazi atrocities. They say that the nationalist government is trying to whitewash the role of Poles in ...
Boston (AP) -- Massachusetts may soon fall in line with the majority of U.S. states that have changed their approach to prosecuting theft in recent years, by increasing the dollar threshold for which larceny is considered a felony. The level at which any new floor would be set remains in question as House ...
FILE--In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, Dennis Richardson, Oregon Republican Secretary of State candidate, pumps his fist at an election night event at the Salem Convention Center in Salem, Ore. The Democratic party of Oregon has filed a complaint against Richardson, the top Republican state official, ...
Patient health records, including a person's registration with the state's medical cannabis program, are subject to both state and federal confidentiality laws. ... State law allows law enforcement agencies "reasonable access" to the Hawaii Department of Health's (DOH) medical cannabis registry to verify a ...
It's shaping up to be the largest tax overhaul in three decades, and Trump says he aims to sign it into law before Christmas. The Senate bill gives most of its tax breaks to businesses and high-earners. Altogether, the vote was a big step toward giving Trump his first major legislative triumph after months of ...
South Carolina law already grants reciprocity to permit holders from 23 states. While the House bill would be disastrous policy, it's also shameful that lawmakers' most aggressive response to two of the worst mass shootings in United States history over the past two months is to undermine state gun laws ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin has asked the prosecutor-General's Office to review the implementation of laws and regulations affecting the right of Russian citizens to assemble and demonstrate freely. Putin on December 2 endorsed a request made by the Presidential Council on the Development of ...
That's probably what's happening," said driver Abraham Wenzl. "The guy's not standing there going stop and everybody goes crash." Under the new law, panhandling won't be allowed within 200 feet of any roundabout or overpass and within 500 feet of the intersection of Olympic Drive and Point Fosdick ...
Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears to be throwing the book at members of President Donald Trump's campaign team, and one law now getting scrutiny was written around the time the telegraph was invented. The Logan Act, an 18th century law meant to crack down on U.S. citizens looking to conduct ...
Kansas officials are scheduled to appear in court tomorrow to defend a state law designed to suppress boycotts of Israel. There's just one problem: The state quite literally has no defense for the law's First Amendment violations. The ACLU filed a lawsuit in October against a law requiring anyone contracting ...
Two Air Force generals -- one the current U.S. Strategic Forces commander, the other his predecessor -- declared publicly this month that they would defy a presidential nuclear launch order if they found it violated the law of war. So what are the Law of war's constraints are on a nuclear strike and could it ...
In Monday's signing, the Democratic mayor said the law "just didn't make sense." He said ... The City Council voted to repeal the law in October.
"A leader in the field of big data, breaking down big notions for attorney consumption," says Jared Correia of Red Cave Law Firm Consulting.
Joe Donnelly in 2014, the Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act was signed into law as part of the National Defense Authorization Act. It ...
I'll start with the law before Congress enacted the SCA. ... it helps to step back and understand the role of statutory privacy laws in criminal ...
Sex trafficking laws are commonly associated with cases involving human smuggling operations, but federal law defines sex trafficking more ...
Did you also know information about every place you've been with your phone over the course of years could be obtained by law enforcement ...
The former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said in a Monday night interview that the law is on his side in a legal ...
California businesses are bracing for a host of new laws that will kick in next year, affecting operations in the workplace. Dodgers fans are seen ...
Resolution carried out a survey which found two-thirds of cohabiting couples wrongly believe "common-law marriage" laws exist when dividing ...
According to charity child Law Advice, smacking is illegal in England, but has a legal defence of 'reasonable punishment' under section 58 of ...
... in your mailbox, you can turn to your state law and regulators for help, ... known as self-funded insurance, most state health care laws do not ...
This law, which sought to protect women in the 18th century, today renders hundreds of thousands of women outside the protection of our ...
Charlie Baker signed into law Wednesday. A 2002 ballot law required English learners to be taught in sheltered immersion programs.
Eric Hosmer had the highest OPS of his career and won a Silver Slugger award in 2017. Will he score a big contract because of it?
President Donald Trump might be defending GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore against multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, but many ...
After the FCC began its assault on net neutrality earlier this year, several cities and states began looking into ways to protect consumers on ...
While it is true that there are many instances in which state laws differ from one ... The amendments modified the corporate law to expressly allow performance of ...
The child soldiers law passed in 2008 states that the U.S. government must be satisfied that no children under the age of 18 "are recruited, ...
A new public-access law passed earlier this year--which was supposed to unlock the secrecy of information about water utilities such as the ...
Some crowdfunding donors could be accidentally breaking tax laws ... Shenkman, founder of Fort Lee, New Jersey-based Shenkman Law.
Proposed Ohio law would eliminate suspensions for grades K-3 ... "I think any law that restricts local control, I have a big problem with. I like the ...
Watch: Key Dems doubt Congress will reform surveillance laws ... The law authorizing the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance ...


 

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