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The Potential Legal and NCAA Fallout From Josh Pastner's Lurid Litigation Dispute
The Potential Legal and NCAA Fallout From Josh Pastner's Lurid Litigation DisputeIt hasn’t been the best of seasons for Georgia Tech men’s basketball. The Yellow Jackets are 4–10 in the Atlantic Coast Conference and, after getting blown out at home against Virginia Tech on Saturday, they’ve now lost five in a row. Meanwhile ...read more
Source: Sports Illustrated
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:07:00 GMT
Limiting winter fires helps Portland's toxic air, and it's the law: Guest opinion
Limiting winter fires helps Portland's toxic air, and it's the law: Guest opinionThe Portland area has a problem with air pollution. Hazardous pollutants come from old diesel engines dumped here from states with stricter emissions regulations, a growing number of cars and trucks on the roads, industrial plants and forest fires like ...read more
Source: The Oregonian
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 06:00:00 GMT
Marco Rubio says Legislature should look at Democrat-backed ‘red flag’ gun law
Marco Rubio says Legislature should look at Democrat-backed ‘red flag’ gun lawSACRAMENTO, Calif. — The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental ...read more
Source: Tampa Bay Times
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:27:00 GMT
Revoke the 'Michan Law' That Buoys Billionaires
Revoke the 'Michan Law' That Buoys BillionairesThe so-called Milchan law grants extensive benefits to a handful of Jewish billionaires, tycoons and oligarchs. The law, which was passed in 2008 by Ehud Olmert’s government, exempts new immigrants and returning Israelis from taxes on profits earned ...read more
Source: Haaretz
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:59:00 GMT
Mayor criticizes effort to repeal law cutting pay to officers and firefighters charged with crimes
Mayor criticizes effort to repeal law cutting pay to officers and firefighters charged with crimesMilwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett sharply criticized an attempt by lawmakers to repeal a law that cuts off pay to police and firefighters charged with crimes. Barrett also called the bill scheduled for a vote Tuesday by the state Assembly "an assault" on the ...read more
Source: jsonline.com
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:12:00 GMT
Kasich asks Trump for action on gun control, including law enforcement monitoring of mental illness
Kasich asks Trump for action on gun control, including law enforcement monitoring of mental illnessOhio Gov. John Kasich (R) on Sunday urged Congress and President Trump to take action on gun control in the wake of Wednesday's deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. "Of course the president can lead on this and should lead on this, and Mr ...read more
Source: THE WEEK
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:20:00 GMT
Polish law making it illegal to link Poland to Nazi crimes points to a national identity crisis
Polish law making it illegal to link Poland to Nazi crimes points to a national identity crisisOn January 26, the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Polish parliament voted in favour of a bill making it illegal to accuse Poland of complicity in Nazi crimes. This caused immediate outrage around the world and nowhere more so than in a ...read more
Source: Scroll
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:24:00 GMT
Google’s Firing of Anti-Diversity Memo Author Was Legal, Labor Regulators Conclude
Google’s Firing of Anti-Diversity Memo Author Was Legal, Labor Regulators ConcludeA lawyer with the National Labor Relations Board concluded that Google’s firing of James Damore, the author of a 10-page memo arguing that the gender imbalance in the tech world had an immutable basis in biology, was legal. The conclusion, laid out in a ...read more
Source: FORTUNE
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:27:00 GMT
Law: Why the prospect-packed Padres spent too much on Eric Hosmer
Law: Why the prospect-packed Padres spent too much on Eric HosmerThe San Diego Padres' decision to sign Eric Hosmer to an eight-year deal -- really a five-year deal for $105 million with a three-year player option for another $39 million at the end -- is the most inexplicable move of the offseason. Not only does it ...read more
Source: ESPN
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:58:00 GMT
Lincoln Law School Dean Laura Palazzolo On Diversifying The Legal Industry And Discovering ‘Diamonds In The Rough’
Lincoln Law School Dean Laura Palazzolo On Diversifying The Legal Industry And Discovering ‘Diamonds In The Rough’“We’re like diamonds in the sky / You’re a shooting star / I see a vision of ecstasy / When you hold me, I’m alive / We’re like diamonds in the sky.” — Rihanna Next year, California-accredited Lincoln Law School of San Jose turns 100-years old.read more
Source: Above The Law
Published on Sat, 17 Feb 2018 03:08:00 GMT