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Summary: A bill that will decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in the state of Texas is gaining support. Vice.com reports that Democratic Texas State Representative Joe Moody introduced a bill shortly before Christmas that would reduce criminal penalties…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 586 December 31, 2014
Summary: Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is being investigated for receiving income from a law firm that he failed to disclose. Though the Moreland Commission panel, created to investigate corruption in Albany, was shut down by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, its work…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 467 December 30, 2014
Summary: Lawyer Larry Klayman has become accustomed to losing in court, which is why he was not disappointed to lose to Judge Beryl Howell recently. Larry Klayman, who has made a name for himself suing presidents, was back in the courtroom…>read more1 Comment View Count: 1008 December 23, 2014
Summary: A federal court has ruled that President Obama’s recent executive order on immigration is unconstitutional. The Wall Street Journal reports that on Tuesday, a federal judge ruled that President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration was unconstitutional. The ruling…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 479 December 17, 2014
Summary: Native American tribes across the country are divided over whether or not they will legally grow and sell marijuana as permitted by the DOJ. New rules from the United States Department of Justice allow Native Americans to grow and sell…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 581 December 15, 2014
Summary: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had heart surgery on Wednesday morning to have a stent implanted in her heart due to a blockage. The oldest member of the United States Supreme Court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, had a stent…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 363 November 26, 2014
Summary: Over a hundred legal experts analyzed President Obama’s actions regarding immigration measures and concluded that they are both constitutional and within President Obama’s power. According to U-T San Diego, over one hundred immigration professors and scholars stated on Tuesday…>read more2 Comments View Count: 1061 November 25, 2014
Summary: The defense team for Texas Governor Rick Perry lost its battle to have paperwork dismissed from the indictment case against him. A defense motion to have two felony charges filed against outgoing Texas Governor Rick Perry has been denied by…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 452 November 20, 2014
Summary: A highly-anticipated ruling by a Mississippi judge may allow same-sex couples to marry, legal experts predict. Mississippi may be the next state to join the many that have already ruled same-sex marriage bans as unconstitutional. According to the Clarion…>read more2 Comments View Count: 857 November 17, 2014
Summary: Voters in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia all voted to legalize various marijuana legislation as Florida voted down medical marijuana. Following the mid-term election on Tuesday, voters in Oregon and Alaska have approved pro-marijuana legislation, according to CNN…>read moreNo Comment View Count: 612 November 5, 2014
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The Chief Counsel serves as legal advisor to the Director and Chief Deputy Director of Department of Transportation and confers with the Director, Deputy Directors, District Directors and Division Chi...