It took several years for medical marijuana advocates to convince lawmakers in New Jersey on the idea of permitting some patients to legally use pot.
Some of these advocates are now discovering that an even larger task exists, and that is
The poultry industry and environmental groups are closely monitoring a case in North Carolina that could bar the state from using federal water-quality protection laws to control airborne emissions coming from a livestock operation.
Environmental groups contended that the outcome will
Authorities from the city of Tuscaloosa in Alabama said that the immigration charge against a Mercedez-Benz executive who traveled to Alabama from Germany on a business trip and found himself trapped in the web of the immigration laws of the
The billion-dollar medical marijuana industry has been badly shaken by the increasing federal crackdown on its sellers and growers, which has also highlighted the harsh contradiction between state and federal policies.
The medical-marijuana industry sprung up in the state of California
A lawsuit was filed by a number of retail groups in federal court Tuesday, claiming the Federal Reserve failed to abide by the requirements of a financial reform statute when it set the cap on debit card swipe fees.
One of the key law firms handling foreclosures in the United States is shutting down after it was banned by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from receiving new tasks from servicers and lenders. It was the same law firm that
A bill that would make the state of Massachusetts the 40th state with legal casinos or slot parlors is expected to be signed by Governor Deval Patrick this morning.
The momentous shift in a state that has been founded by Puritans
The insurance industry is alarmed at the prospect of the Supreme Court striking down the individual mandate to purchase insurance next year while leaving intact the rest of the healthcare reform law.
One Republican healthcare lobbyist revealed in an interview with
When a new gambling bill was signed into law by Gov. Deval Patrick, administrative supervision over the three planned casinos and one slots parlor will immediately shift from state lawmakers to the still unnamed five-member commission, whose members will make
President Barack Obama is being heavily favored by big law firms in campaign contribution. According to reports, twice as much financial contribution has poured into the re-election campaign of the president compared to the four leading Republican candidates combined.
On December 13 the U.S. Congress will listen to testimony regarding forthcoming e-discovery-related additions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. This will be the first such hearing since 2006 when the rules were last updated.
The hearing, which is entitled
The legal tussle between the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law environmental clinic and Maryland lawmakers reignited this week then a harshly worded letter was sent by Gov. Martin O’Malley to Dean Phoebe Haddon. In his letter,