The House Judiciary Committee approved a 2019 bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level and end cannabis prohibition on Wednesday. The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act passed by a vote of 24 to 10 after more than two hours of debate. Two Republican representatives, Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Tom McClintock (R-CA), joined the 22 Democrats who voted for the bill. This marks the first time a marijuana legalization bill has been approved by a congressional committee.
The MORE Act was introduced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry…Continue Reading
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Ubiles v. Ngardingabe, NYLJ November 21, 2019, Date filed: 2019-10-31, Court: Supreme Court, New York, Judge: Justice Arlene Bluth. Case Number: 151439/2017:
The Plaintiff’s bar scored yet another victory at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court level with decision issued by the court in the combined matters of Sayles v Allstate, No. 58…Continue Reading
Pennsylvania Superior Court Rules that Gallagher v. GEICO Household Exclusion Decision Applies Retroactively
The Superior Court’s recent decision in the case of Kline v. Travelers, No. 104 MDA 2019 (Pa. Super. 2019 McLaughlin, J., Ford Elliott, P.J.E., Gantman, P.J.E.)(Op. By Gantman, P.J.E.)…Continue Reading
In the case of Rabuh v. Hoobrajh, No. 3:17-CV-15 (W.D. Pa. Sept. 19, 2019 Gibson, J.), the court affirmed a verdict in favor of the Plaintiff in which a…Continue Reading
Henry Gale was having difficulty leasing his modest four-bedroom house in North Dallas. But his fortunes changed when multiple tornadoes blew through the city in late October, damaging multiple nearby homes.Continue Reading
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California Consumer Privacy Act Will Impose New Obligations on Businesses that Collect Consumer Data from California Residents
In California − the World’s seventh largest economy and a state that comprises roughly 40 million people − state lawmakers have passed a new law that aims to protect the…Continue Reading
For those of you who may have missed the live presentation of the latest Aviation Webinar Series, “Flying for the Feds: USTRANSCOM, CRAF, CARB, DBA and the Rest of the…Continue Reading
On November 1, Glass Lewis released its 2020 US Proxy Paper Guidelines. The updates to the voting guidelines primarily add additional factors that Glass Lewis will review when evaluating proposals…Continue Reading
It is fairly easy for a plaintiff to get conditional certification in a FLSA class action case, but that is not the end of the story. The next step, much…Continue Reading
When the first transgender discrimination case reached the U.S. Supreme Court, Chief Justice Roberts asked, “What do we do about bathrooms?” Now, The Supreme Court has been asked the question:…Continue Reading
This spring, Westchester County extended statutory employment protections for workers facing sickness, caregiving obligations, domestic violence, or human traffic through passage of the Earned Sick Leave Law (the ESLL) and…Continue Reading