House Republicans probe DOJ for info on reluctance to enforce federal law amid protests at justices’ homes

House Republicans probe DOJ for info on reluctance to enforce federal law amid protests at justices’ homes

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! EXCLUSIVE: House Oversight Committee Republicans are probing the Department of Justice for information regarding how the agency plans to enforce federal laws protecting judges, after a leaked draft opinion signaling the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade sparked wide pro choice protests. Garland was initially silent … Read more

The Cost Of Law Firm Associate Turnover

The Cost Of Law Firm Associate Turnover

A client recently asked me an interesting question. “How much should we counteroffer an associate who has given notice?” Many factors may play into that calculation. Some are specific to the particular associate. For example, how good is this associate’s work product? Other considerations are broader. Assume the firm makes a strong counteroffer for this … Read more

Law enforcement champions announced by CDOT and MADD

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) announced the awards for the 2022 Law Enforcement Champions of southern Colorado, May 11. A law enforcement champion is an individual that shows outstanding contributions in the prevention and enforcement of impaired driving, or occupant protection. This can be demonstrated … Read more

Cleveland looks to maintain fireworks ban after Ohio law change

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland officials are taking steps to continue a ban on consumer-grade fireworks within city limits, in light of a state law change allowing residents to shoot them off on designated holidays. Mayor Justin Bibb’s administration — along with Council President Blaine Griffin and Safety Committee Chair Mike Polensek — have proposed legislation … Read more

New EU laws risk promoting ‘downcycling’ of plastic bottles, industry warns – EURACTIV.com

European Commission plans to include mandatory recycled content targets for all plastics in a makeover of packaging laws expected this summer risk derailing attempts by plastic bottle manufacturers to reach closed loop recycling, the industry has warned. As part of the EU’s drive to create a more sustainable economy in Europe, the EU executive is … Read more

Doing more with less – KIRO 7 News Seattle

PIERCE COUNTY, Wash. — The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department has been dealing with unprecedented crime levels coupled with a smaller police force. KIRO 7′s Aaron Wright rode along with a Pierce County deputy to get a close look at what the force is up against daily. Our first stop riding with Pierce County Sergeant Darren … Read more

US Privacy Law Update: Utah Joins Growing List of States with Comprehensive Privacy Laws as Other States See Potential Changes

March 11, 2022 Click for PDF Utah is poised to join California, Virginia, and Colorado in enacting comprehensive data privacy legislation. Although Utah’s law largely follows the Virginia and Colorado models—with a few provisions that may ease the burden on businesses—it adds to an increasingly active state legislative landscape. Meanwhile, California is proposing changes to … Read more

Abortion-rights advocates warn a resurgent GOP could overturn Maine laws protecting access

Maine has some of the most lenient abortion laws in the country, including one that would protect access to the procedure if the US Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade. But Democrats and abortion-rights advocates are mobilizing anyway, and warning that the state’s abortion laws could be replaced by restrictions if Republicans, including former … Read more

Woman’s long-held opinion of brother-in-law comes out

Dear Abby, My sister and I have always been closed. She’s married to a man I have always thought is dominating and arrogant. I also suspect that he’s emotionally abusive from things she has confided over the years. These include days of the silent treatment, refusing to celebrate her birthday because he doesn’t believe in … Read more