The FCC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Wednesday recommending an end to the sports blackout rules, which prevent cable and satellite providers from carrying professional sporting events when local broadcast stations are required to black out the events pursuant to contracts with the NFL and other leagues.
In October, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals became the highest federal court to decide that police must first have a search warrant before they can install a GPS tracking device on a vehicle.
With the deadline to select health coverage just days away, the Obama administration has given an early Christmas present to individuals whose policies were cancelled because of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).
Developing and maintaining a social media presence is seen as a necessary part of business and advertising. A presence on social media involves not only advertising and running promotions through networking sites, but also becoming an active part of an ongoing dialogue with the ability to respond to customer feedback.
It’s been an interesting year for the EEOC. They took on some big cases against major companies and, in certain places, it didn’t end up turning out so great. That’s reflected in the EEOC’s annual FY 2013 Performance and Accountability Report, where Commission sheds light on strategic objectives and evaluates its own performance.
The Tipsy Coachman Doctrine and a Florida University’s Prohibition On Students Keeping Guns in Their Cars
Gun rights advocates received a big win in Florida’s First District Court of Appeal on December 10, 2013. The 1st DCA took the unusual step of issuing seven separate opinions to explain the result.
Last month, concluding a four-year investigation of Dallas’s housing practices, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) found that the city had discriminated against minorities and furthered segregation.
In recent years, concepts such as “green construction” and “renewable energy” seem to have become almost commonplace. In what is perhaps an effort to lead the world by example in these areas, President Barack Obama recently issued a Presidential Memorandum that calls upon federal agencies to increase drastically their use of renewable energy sources.
In case you missed it, Judge Posner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion several weeks ago in which he takes to task lawyers — and judges — who shy away from addressing issues of science and medicine in their cases.
I’m sure by now you have all heard about the controversy that erupted after Slate columnist Aisha Harris suggested that Santa Claus be replaced by a “holiday penguin,” which she perceived to be more inclusive than a rosy-cheeked white fat guy from up North.