Latest News for: Legal initiative


COLUMN: Oklahoma Watch open records lawsuit the first test for legal initiative

Enid News & Eagle 14 May 2021
This is the first lawsuit filed by the attorney hired by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) as part of the Local Legal Initiative in Oklahoma ... As Local Legal Initiative attorney KatieBeth Gardner pointed out, Epic Charter Schools has provided no legitimate ...

Iowa State Bar Association recruiting firms to kickstart efforts to diversify the profession

Ames Tribune 14 May 2021
The Iowa State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division is encouraging employers to voluntarily pledge to take steps to make their legal departments more diverse with . Abhay Nadipuram is general counsel for Care Initiatives, a transitional health care company in West Des Moines, and co-chair of the Young Lawyers Division's Diversity Committee.

AG challenges capacity of Rasta student, Tyrone Marghuy to sue Achimota school

Ghana Web 14 May 2021
On Friday, when the case was called for the substantive hearing, the AGs department raised a preliminary legal objection of the capacity of Marghuy to initiate the legal action ... .

State Sues 'Patent Troll' Targeting Washington Firms

The Centralia Chronicle 14 May 2021
In February, SaltWorks, a Woodinville maker of sea salt consumer products, got some unsettling legal news ... The legal costs to merely file an initial response to LTA can be roughly similar to the amount LTA often settles for, which can be unsustainable for smaller firms, Hodges said.

Minor found selling liquor at father’s shop, child rights panel orders probe

The Times of India 14 May 2021
Bareilly. A minor boy was allegedly spotted selling alcohol at a liquor shop owned by his father in the Gunj Market area of UP’s Moradabad ... Legal action shall be taken up in the case as per the provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015.” ... Based on the investigation report, further legal action will be initiated ... .

More former subpostmasters have criminal convictions quashed

Computer Weekly 14 May 2021
All appellants were blamed and punished by the Post Office for unexplained accounting shortfalls and are part of one of the biggest miscarriages of justice in British legal history ... It was soon after this that the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC) sent an initial group of cases to the Court of Appeal.

Noah Smith: COVID relief hasn't reached everyone who needs it

Finger Lakes Times 14 May 2021
The California initiative would cover 80% of unpaid rent from the pandemic period and leave landlords on the hook for the remaining 20% — a modest and reasonable haircut. But the measure is opt-in; if landlords choose not to take the deal, it’s off to court for a protracted and messy legal battle.

DeWine ends extra $300 in aid to jobless

The Vindicator 14 May 2021
Asked Thursday if it was a legal use of federal COVID-19 funds, Attorney General Dave Yost, who’s a Republican like DeWine and Husted, said ... Our initial review of the program does appear legal under these federal guidelines, and we will participate as necessary to achieve transparency in any ultimate program.”.

GoAir files DRHP, plans to raise ₹3,600 crore via IPO

Live Mint 14 May 2021
... to raise ₹3,600 crore through an initial public offering (IPO) ... The airline further said that default under several of its aircraft lease agreements could lead lessors to initiate legal proceedings, enforce bank guarantees, appropriate security deposits or repossess aircraft.

Judge postpones trial for three ex-cops in George Floyd case

Union Leader 14 May 2021
Tou Thao, 25, J ... Lane is White, Kueng is Black and Thao is of Hmong descent ... Roger Mitchell, Washington, D.C.'s chief medical examiner, had been planning to write an opinion piece critical of Baker's initial findings. Thao's legal team claimed Baker changed his findings to avoid controversy, and that prosecutors knew about it ... ....

Morgan State University sees record number of applications

Wtop 14 May 2021
Dr ... Turner said that message resonated on and off campus ... Larry Hogan, who initially opposed the legislation, signed the bill into law. The legislation brings an end to a legal fight that started when HBCUs sued the state, alleging systemic inequity in funding and programming decisions that put the state’s four HBCUs at a disadvantage ... Source .

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) Reintroduces Bill That Aims to Demilitarize Police

GlobalResearch 14 May 2021
Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. Rep. Nydia M ... “The deadly consequences of this policy disproportionately affect people of color and this initiative should be scrapped, completely.” ... About Face ... Bridges Faith Initiative, ... The Daniel Initiative, ... Secure Families Initiative, ... Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF), ... .

How did we get here? - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 14 May 2021
It was all looking so positive, like we had turned the corner. The Abraham Accords and normalization with the Gulf were game-changing events ... The families that moved in did so knowing they had no ownership rights - even their lawyers understood that legally they were squatting. In the 1980s, the land ownership cases were initiated ... Cue in Hamas ... .

Policy Liaison and Programme Development Coordinator

Reliefweb 14 May 2021
Leads the development and implementation of specific IOM initiatives that respond to the Government of Ukraine (GoU) request for support to advance policy, legal and institutional framework on migration, by facilitating exchanges between IOM and all involved GoU stakeholders.

Horse racing newsletter: Jon White’s final Preakness rankings

The Los Angeles Times 14 May 2021
His status as such is in serious jeopardy after Baffert’s announcement last Sunday that the Florida-bred Protonico colt had tested positive for 21 picograms of the corticosteroid betamethasone, a legal therapeutic medication that is not allowed to be in a horse’s system in a race.