President Obama has planned to take action on immigration for a long time, and for a long time he’s put it off—with the reason for that in 2014 being that he didn’t want to harm Democrats’ reelection chances in Congress. Well, Republicans won the Senate anyway—and now, pushing his strategy for immigration reform all the way through may prove more difficult than ever.
In the context of analyzing a Title VII Civil Rights and Massachusetts law “disparate impact” claim, a federal court has cast considerable doubt on the efficacy of statistical tools employed in “disparate impact” analysis.
According to Robin Richard’s article, “Needles May Exercise Eminent Domain to make way for Highway 95 Connector,” the City of Needles is considering adopting Resolutions of Necessity to acquire 14 parcels for its long-planned I-40 connector project.
On December 1, 2014, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a case that will have significant implications for federal regulatory agencies like the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).
Well he’s over the hump: in the wake of his final midterm elections, President Obama is faced with his final two years and a Republican majority. It’ll either be very interesting, very uneventful, or possibly both. But Obama’s still got plenty on his to-do list from when he first came to the office; namely health care, immigration, and environment reform.
The next stop in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (affirmative action in college admissions) will once again be the Supreme Court should a petition for cert be filed and granted.
I gave a presentation at the Tribal Net conference this week on the importance of tribal data protection laws and regulations.
The question now is, is the court’s statement merely a bump in the road or a roadblock? The United States filed the eminent domain action seeking to condemn certain access rights so it could increase its profitability when it sold vacant federal land in Alameda County, California.
On November 7, 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) published its “Final Policy Amendment” (“Amendment”) to its “Policy and Procedures Concerning the Use of Airport Revenue,” first published 15 years ago in the Federal Register at 64 Fed.Reg. 7696, February 16, 1999 (“Revenue Use Policy”).
In the run-up to Prime Minister Modi’s election campaign last year, focus was placed on the fight against corruption and “black money” leaving India.