Minor in Possession of Alcohol: How State Laws Differ
One of the most frequently enforced criminal laws against minors is underage drinking. On college campuses across the country, police departments are ready to surprise party-goers under the legal drinking age with arrests for being underage and under the influence....
Just how does a bill become Washington state law?
Here's a simple explanation of how a bill becomes law in Washington state.
U.S. Supreme Court to Decide If Immigration Law Preempts State Law Prosecution
Does the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) preempt states from using information in Form I-9 to prosecute a person under state law? The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review a case involving prosecution for identity theft under Kansas law based on information in the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification. Kansas v. Garcia (No. 17-834).
How a new state law could dramatically worsen prison overcrowding in Minnesota
The new law — creating five-year mandatory-minimum sentence for violent repeat offenders caught possessing ammunition — could create the need for as many as 114 more beds by 2019.
SCOTUS agrees to decide whether annotated state laws can be copyrighted
How Liberal Zionists Sowed the Seeds of Israel’s Nation State Law
When Richard Spencer, one of the leaders of the Alt-Right movement in the United States, says that he is a “White Zionist”, and that he wants white people
New York State Laws: How They May Affect Your Injury Lawsuit
Actions taken following an injury, as a result of an accident, are often contingent on state laws and the type of case you choose to follow.
Ann Arbor Council Defies State Law, Bans Cigarette Sales to Adults Age 18 to 20
LMPD violated state law by withholding Explorer sex abuse records, attorney general rules
The Courier Journal appealed to the attorney general in August after LMPD denied its request for files in the case of two former officers.
NCAA Show-Cause Penalties Violate State Law and Are Illegal, California Judge Rules
One of the NCAA’s strongest penalties has been declared illegal in California. California Superior Court Judge Frederick Shaller issued a final decision finding NCAA “show-cause” penalties to be a violation of California state law. Arising from a lawsuit filed more than seven years ago by former USC assistant football coach Todd McNair, Judge Shaller, confirming … Continue Reading
Insurance Fraud and Connecticut State Law: What You Need to Know
For a free consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney, please call the offices of Maya Murphy, P.C. today at (203) 221-3100 or Joseph C. Maya, Esq. at JMaya@Mayalaw.com. In Connecticut, there are several laws that prohibit insurance fraud. Insurance fraud consists of intentionally providing false or misleading material information or omitting material information in… Read More
What Are the State Laws and Policies on Providing Bus Transportation to Schools in Connecticut?
In general, state law requires each local or regional board of education to provide transportation to school-aged children wherever reasonable and desirable. Transportation is categorized as a type of “school accommodation” that boards of education must provide so that children aged five to 20 years may attend public school. A parent, guardian, or student aged… Read More
New York City DNA Database Subject to State Law, First Department Rules
The ruling will allow a man charged with illegally possessing a gun as a teenager to ask that his DNA be expunged from the local database, despite no specific state law governing such a request, the decision said.
How Can I Divorce my Spouse Who Lives in a Different State?
Divorce is a complicated process. Unfortunately, while you may feel like you need time off to focus on yourself, you must force yourself to get down to business. The sooner you take care of your divorce, the better. Thankfully, our firm is here to help you along the way. If you are you are ready …
What happens with visitation when NCP moves out of state?
What happens with visitation when NCP moves out of state? - Bronx Child Custody Attorney - Law Offices of David Bliven
Druze revolt: Why a tiny, loyal community is so infuriated by nation-state law
While the Druze have been heavily integrated into Israel's security sector, their communities have not reaped the same benefits as neighboring Jewish towns, experts say
State law trumps local bans on where sex offenders can live, NY's top court rules
More than 100 cities, towns and villages and 21 counties in NY have passed laws restricting where sex offenders can live, but court says localities are barred from enacting these rules.
What Forfeiture Reforms? New Hampshire Police Bypass State Law, Keep Taking People's Stuff
The Department of Justice's loophole lets officials seize property without having to get a conviction.
Appeals Court, Striking Down NY State Law, Rules Farm Workers Have Right to Organize
A panel of judges said in the decision that farm workers cannot be excluded from a decades-old amendment of the state constitution that grants employees certain workers rights, like forming or joining a union to handle labor disputes.