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Republican Attorney General candidate Craig Mueller says his primary opponent has been "inert" in the face of increasing crime. Mueller also pledged to take on the federal government if it came after Nevada's recreational marijuana industry and to fight to get federally owned lands returned to the state.
A second federal appellate court has ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on their sexual orientation. The ruling is in line with the EEOC's interpretation of the law, but at odds with the interpretation by the current ...

Assuming the court does not reverse on a rehearing, in the next year, we can expect the FCC to revise its rules interpreting what is an autodialer, and for courts to limit their broad interpretations of the law. In ACA International v. FCC, No. 15-1211, the D.C. Circuit Court found that the FCC's 2015 ruling ...
An article published in the Ledger-Transcript last Tuesday reported that a miscalculation regarding the implementation of a third-party fact finder's report resulted in nine layoffs in the ConVal School District. Superintendent Kimberly Saunders said it was actually a difference in legal interpretations that led ... teacher
Zheng Wei argues that "the courts of the Macau Special Administrative Region can still interpret the law and are authorised by the NPCSC to interpret the Basic Law in terms of the law, so that there are essential differences between the system of interpretation of the law in Macau and of the interpretation of law in ...
In his 2015 book, "The Court and the World," Justice Stephen Breyer discusses what he describes as the "new challenges imposed by an ever more interdependent world." As the Supreme Court "is called upon to consider foreign realities," he observes, it will face a variety of "institutional ...

Israel is repressing Palestinian protests in Gaza with "unlawful use of lethal force", using "baseless legal interpretations" to justify this policy, an Israeli human rights group reported as thousands of Palestinians gathered in protest along the Gaza-Israel border on the third Friday of "Great Return ...
Israel is repressing Palestinian protests in Gaza with "unlawful use of lethal force", using "baseless legal interpretations" to justify this policy and "whitewashing the crimes within days", a human rights group claimed today. B'Tselem, an internationally-respected Israeli human rights group, published its ...
More than a hundred security personnel were deployed in the ejection of lawyer Miguna Miguna from the country on Wednesday night according to an official of the Kenya national commission on human rights. The commission also maintains that Miguna is indeed a Kenyan whose citizenship based ...
B'Tselem in a position paper entitled, "If the heart be not callous: On the unlawful shooting of unarmed demonstrators in Gaza," said Israel is treating the protest in Gaza as it has handled similar events in the past: Broad, unlawful use of lethal force at a heavy price to lives, baseless legal ...
“This is a constitutional issue and once constitutional issues arise, especially constitutional interpretation, the best approach is to go to court to seek constitutional interpretation of the Law. To this end, either the executive or the legislature is expected to seek for interpretation from the court, and not to place ...
Government lawyers maintained the judge's interpretation of the law was correct. “DMAA is a food additive, not a dietary ingredient,” attorneys for FDA and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) wrote in their Jan. 5 appellate brief with the Atlanta-based Eleventh Circuit. “The district court correctly construed ...
The PDP should approach the court of law for proper legal interpretations if they are confused and not engage in acts of rascality. The PDP should not create tension where there is none. The house has the duty to amend laws.” Ohonbamu said the PDP was aware of its paltry and worthless electoral value ...
A legal expert said the situation would unlikely to change, irrespective of what SBI's interpretation of the law was. In one such case, Veesons Energy Systems versus SBI, the Chennai bench of the NCLT stopped the bank from invoking the personal guarantee of V Ramakrishnan, director of the company.
I hope that my missive will be able to clear up some questions raised by the writer, or that it may even promote some more debate on the topic. It depends on the interpretation of the law and the standard operational procedure the police have in place to enforce the legislation. Did I hear someone say that ...
He strongly believes the decision could have arisen from a wrong interpretation of the law because observing from the attitude of the judges hearing the cases, “the Registrar of Births and Deaths will find it difficult justifying this position.” Earlier, Sam Nartey of the Ghana Law Hub, a legal resource body, said ...
Wokingham Council decided to challenge the ombudsman's interpretation of the law with its unsuccessful application to the High Court for a judicial review. The ombudsman said the judge found the council's case was 'totally without merit'. “The Judge has ruled and confirmed our interpretation of the law ...

But Jones says, there is a simple, black and white interpretation of the law and the spirit of the law, or to put it simply, justice. When asked, he said this was very minor, and the circumstances involved will all be taken into account. “The public is understandably on edge right now,” Jones said, “but we all need ...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detained a man in Ithaca on Tuesday, according to the Tompkins County Immigrant Rights Coalition. Community members responded to the incident when the Rapid Response Network was activated, according to the coalition. "Following an ongoing criminal ...
He says kicking out Haas at this moment would plummet morale and make it hard for the commission to do their job — and potentially be illegal since his interpretation of the law says Haas is still interim administrator. “Our agency is running shorthanded and facing significant elections, and despite all of that ...
Courts have interpreted the “clear and unmistakable error” route for reconsideration of claims as not valid if based “on a new court interpretation of the law,” Stichman said. Therefore, VA doesn't have to apply Staab retroactively to claims finally denied before that decision. To comment, write Military Update, ...
The standard of umpiring was well below par during Sri Lanka's Test series against Pakistan and New Zealand. Was it the pressure of being forced to perform at peak levels on a constant basis without much breathing space, or that some umpires varied in their interpretation of the law? SR Pathiravithana ...
Travis Hassan May awoke Friday morning to the same reality he has faced for nearly a quarter of a century: that he would spend the rest of his life in prison. By later in the day, everything had changed. The 40-year-old from Virginia Beach was one of six men pardoned by Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Friday.
Well now, she apparently wants four more years to indulge her personal seat-of-the-pants legal interpretations, but I believe the people of Rowan County could do much better. And finally, a Laurel goes to Susan Elkington, recently named the first female president of Kentucky's Toyota plant. Despite all the ...
A Cole County judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that a Republican state senator was violating Missouri's open records law. Missouri Alliance for Freedom, a Kansas City-based nonprofit with ties to leaders in the Missouri GOP, filed the lawsuit in July against Sen. Rob Schaaf, a St. Joseph Republican.
James McGovern, in a statement on the administration ending protection for Salvadorans, said the decision was “a very distorted and narrow interpretation of the law, which provides flexibility to weigh current realities and not just the effects of the 2001 earthquake in El Salvador.” “America has a proud ...
Justice Anthony Kennedy also seemed skeptical about the challenge, although his stance seemed less definitive. Three of the court's Democratic appointees — Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Ruth Bader Ginsburg — expressed disagreement with the state's interpretation of the law.
However, Florida courts have been unwilling to change their interpretation of the law without clarification from the Florida Legislature. This state law is confusing to Florida's judges and the legal community that represents persons suffering from housing discrimination and to the victimized individuals ...
While President Trump cannot repeal the ACA's essential health benefits law without Congressional approval, he can loosen the definition of these benefits to give states the flexibility to change their interpretations of the law. 4. Allow insurers to leave counties. State insurance commissioners took many ...
Thinking about the 20 children and six adult staff at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, my thoughts go to the radical, self-centered politicians who opt to show preference for the ridiculous distribution of automatic and semi-automatic pistols and rifles. Our forefathers would never expected ...
Reynolds dismissed that interpretation of the law, accusing Fitzgerald of playing “gotcha” politics. Her aides have argued the governor's transfer authority was triggered when the March 2017 estimate came in 1.5 percent lower than the estimate at its prior meeting in December 2016. They note that the panel ...
Tax Authority director Moshe Asher said, "The obligation to report positions on tax law that differ from those of the Authority enable the Authority to deal better with ruthless tax planning and extreme interpretations of the law that reduce tax payments inappropriately for those who resort to them. The reporting ...
The Legal Aid Society has argued that the city's interpretation of the law is too broad. The law, which has been on the books for decades, had not been used to prevent media access to the records before Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration. The mayor has said the law should be changed for the sake of ...
Attorney General Githu Muigai has hit out at political and legal commentators accusing them of misleading Kenyans on the interpretation of the law. Speaking during the launch of the legal aid national action plan for the period between 2017 and 2022, the chief government advisor took issue with those ...
Carlson said she had reviewed the board's handling of curriculum with attorneys, and the board is acting within the law. She did not explain her interpretation of the law or the attorney's interpretation or reasoning. Other board members supported Carlson's desire to continue to have curriculum developed ...
The decision upheld the board's then-new interpretation of the law, which it had adopted in 2013. In its August 2016 ruling in McGrath, however, a split en banc panel of the Commonwealth Court overruled Packer, saying the decision's “punitive interpretation of the ambiguous statutory provisions of the ...
These rights were not clear in past, Vance explains, meaning the ruling offers stakeholders a more tangible interpretation of the law. “FERPA was written by lawyers and they are very bad—as a lawyer myself—at writing things in plain English,” says Vance. “To have [privacy rights] stated pretty clearly in this ...
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson says he believes state law allows residents to openly carry firearms. In a letter to the director of state police Hutchinson says he believes a 2013 law allows residents to carry a weapon openly "so long as there is no intent to unlawfully employ the handgun." The letter is ...
He further affirmed that the municipality's interpretation of the law forces Catholic doctors to violate their beliefs which he calls "discrimination," noting that if Jachimowicz merely lied and claimed she didn't know how or wasn't qualified to do the procedure, she would still be working. The appeals court ...
“In short, it is my belief hiring local law enforcement is the best way, but not all churches can afford to do so,” Chody said in an email. Paxton has 180 days to respond to Patrick's formal request. But his opinions are nonbinding interpretations of the law. “The recent church shooting in Sutherland Springs was ...
Moore was one of the lecturers and a co-author of the curriculum, which appears to be part of the Witherspoon School of Law and Public Policy, which is not a school in any formal sense, but rather a program of four-day seminars teaching a fundamentalist Christian interpretation of the law to male-only ...
It has long engaged in a campaign to subvert established legal interpretations and install business favoring and theocratic leaning judges. Fair minded people of all political convictions need to repudiate this brazen attack on our democratic principles and institutions. Dan Irwin, Gaston. View Comments.
... given that the law should be viewed using the limited statutory construction interpretation required when viewing laws involving sovereign immunity. Arguing for Bailets was Thomas Sprague of Sprague and Sprague, and he told the justices the Commonwealth Court's interpretation of the law was correct.
Kelly sided with the White House`s interpretation of the law following a hearing on Tuesday afternoon. "Undeniably, the CFPB was intended to be independent, but it is part of the executive branch,” Kelly, a Trump appointee, said. The decision was a blow for Democrats and consumer advocacy groups who ...
The current interpretation of the law is based on decades-old third-party doctrine derived from two SCOTUS-issued rulings from the '70s and ...
“As a justice, I will be committed to a fair and impartial interpretation of the law as written,” Clement said while standing next to the governor, her ...
"I will be committed to a fair and impartial interpretation of the law as written," said Clement, surrounded by her husband, Tom, and three of their ...
“You can stay as a guest or you can choose to represent.” Three of the five Bluffton board members disputed Dowling's interpretation of the law.
Mailloux and Sheridan continued to argue about their interpretation of the law and Sheridan said he didn't like the chairman's request for a ...
John Bennett, spokesman for Merrill, said one interpretation of the law is that if Moore is no longer a valid candidate but receives the most votes ...


 

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