The 4th of July, what does it mean to you? Spending time with the family? Finally getting to sleep in? Barbecue with friends? Well, I hope it means all of that and more.
Fireworks on the Fourth of July is an American tradition. It is too bad that American insurance companies are not historically so fond of the tradition.
D. C. communications lawyers Smithwick & Belendiuk ask FCC Inspector General to take another look at 2010 consent decree that may not have been all it was cracked up to be.
The European has been harshly critical the National Security Agency’s PRISM after of news of the program, which closely monitors web activity foreign citizens, leaked to The Guardian last month. But how does PRISM, and the checks surrounding it, compare to the EU’s own privacy and monitoring activities? Well, it’s not nearly as bad says my guest today on LXBN TV. That guest is Jason Weinstein, former deputy assistant attorney general at the Department of Justice and now attorney with Steptoe & Johnson, where he’s an author on the Steptoe Cyberblog. In our interview, he also explains why anger directed at the internet service provers is misplaced.
This is not the time for cheerleading, nor is this the time for sentimental escapism. 19 young men are dead who should not be. This is the time for action. It is time to know for certain why the Granite Mountain Hotshots died in the Yarnell fire and to be sure something like this will never happen again.
Obama Administration Announces a One-Year Delay in the Enforcement of the Affordable Care Act’s Employer Shared Responsibility Rules
In a surprise announcement posted yesterday to the White’s House website, the Obama Administration announced a one-year delay (to January 1, 2105) in the enforcement of the employer shared responsibility rules enacted into law by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
New Jersey residents who may be watching or reading published accounts of the ongoing trial of George Zimmerman in the State of Florida, who stands accused of the murder of Trayvon Martin, may be wondering how a similar case might be treated if it had occurred here in New Jersey.
President Obama has recently set forth an aggressive vision for addressing climate change, containing policies for both mitigating the harms and adapting to unavoidable impacts. In addition to the familiar themes of increasing renewable energy production and improving energy efficiency, the president also discusses preparation for the impacts of climate change through greater preparedness and creating more resilient communities and infrastructure.
Even in light of last week’s decision in US v. Windsor, ruling parts of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, many issues still remain in the evolving debate of marriage equality. One which I see almost on a daily basis involves the right or ability of same sex couples who are legally married to break up and divorce.
In an opinion released yesterday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeal affirmed a ruling from a federal district court which held that two lawsuits filed after the Costa Concordia disaster, involving 104 cruise passengers, should remain in state court in Miami.