School threat prompts extra law enforcement on campuses
School threat prompts extra law enforcement on campuses. October 25, 2021, 4:07 AM. A school threat that originated in Missouri has prompted extra law enforcement at two area high schools. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are
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Conditional Scholarships for Law School: What to Know
(8 days ago) The percentage of law students with conditional scholarships who had those scholarships revoked declined more rapidly, from about 36% percent to about 10% in the same time span. A conditional scholarship offer should not be dismissed out of hand, but it does present more risk than other forms of financial assistance.
EXPLAINER: Texas abortion law gets Supreme Court …
(1 days ago) The law, known as Senate Bill 8, has been the subject of a series of legal challenges since before it went into effect in September, and it made one previous trip to the high court. The Supreme Court on Friday allowed a Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in effect for now. The law, known as Senate Bill 8, has been the subject of a
FBI: Law enforcement assaults, deaths up in recent years
(3 days ago) Oct. 23—LUMBERTON — More law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty this year than in 2020, and more than 4,000 additional assaults on officers were reported in 2020 than the previous year, according to a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. As of Oct. 21, 61 law enforcement officers were "fatally wounded," with 24 of them falling victim to "unprovoked" attacks
Texas Governor Signs Law Banning Students from …
(Just Now) 1 hour ago · The new law removes that option. Republican legislators in 32 states have attempted to advance similar measures, Reuters reported. Earlier this year, West Virginia governor Jim Justice signed a law banning male athletes from participating in girls’ sports, but the measure was quickly blocked by a federal judge in response to a lawsuit by the
County proposes change to law for filling leg vacancies
(2 days ago) The proposed law, which would be titled Local Law #3 of 2021 and supersede the current statute, would amend the second sentence of Section V to read, "The person so elected shall take office on Jan. 1 after the general election." According to Henry, the legislature agreed to the proposed change "without any controversy."
A 19th-Century Law Dismantled The KKK. Now It Could …
(9 days ago) 1 day ago · The law specifically targeted Klan activity: making it illegal to use force, intimidation and threats to prevent people from voting, serving on a jury or testifying in court. The law specifically makes it illegal to “go in disguise upon the public highway or upon the premises of another” and allows victims to sue perpetrators in civil court.
'Law And Order' GOP 'Coddles Criminals' Like Steve …
(9 days ago) The GOP, which likes to tout itself as the “law and order party,” in reality “coddles criminals” like Donald Trump’s former White House strategist Steve Bannon, accused a searing editorial Saturday in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.. A “shameful roster” of Republican House members overwhelmingly voted against holding Bannon in criminal contempt after he brazenly ignored a …
California law bans small off-road gas engines, including
(7 days ago) The new law will ban the sale of all off-road, gas-powered engines, including generators, lawn equipment, pressure washers, chainsaws, weed trimmers, and even golf carts. Under the new law, these machines must be zero-emissions, meaning they will have to be either battery-powered or plug-in, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Extra law enforcement presence at Palm Beach Central High
(3 days ago) There was extra law enforcement presence at Palm Beach Central High School on Monday because of a social media threat that has been circulating recently. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting.
Extra law enforcement presence Monday at Palm Beach
(5 days ago) 1 day ago · October 24, 2021, 7:02 PM. The principal of Palm Beach Central High School said there will be an extra law enforcement presence at the school Monday over a social media threat that has been circulating recently. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place …
Law enforcement take part in Dulles Plane Pull to benefit
(1 days ago) Law enforcement take part in Dulles Plane Pull to benefit Special Olympics Virginia. October 24, 2021, 8:48 PM. Law enforcement take part in Dulles Plane Pull to benefit Special Olympics Virginia. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we
Harvard Law Professor Explains Why Donald Trump’s Jan. 6
(2 days ago) Harvard constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe rejects former President Donald Trump’s arguments against the release of documents relating to the U.S. Capitol riot as “truly laughable.”. Trump this week filed a lawsuit seeking to block or at least delay the release of records to the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 violence, which he was impeached for inciting.
Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law, refuses to
(Just Now) Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law, refuses to block it. October 22, 2021, 2:01 PM. ABC News’ legal contributor Kate Shaw unpacks the Supreme Court’s decision to expedite its review of the controversial Texas abortion law and the future of Roe v. Wade. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over
FBI at Russian oligarch's homes for 'law enforcement' action
(8 days ago) Federal agents were carrying out “law enforcement activity” on Tuesday at a Washington mansion and New York City townhouse tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. FBI officials would not provide any additional information about the circumstances surrounding their presence at either property or any information about potential …
Sotomayor would have immediately blocked Texas abortion law
(7 days ago) The Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments about whether it should block Texas's new law that prohibits abortions in the state after a fetal heartbeat is detected. But if it were up to Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the court would already have scrapped the law.
China strengthens land border protection with new law
(8 days ago) 1 day ago · China passed a law on Saturday to strengthen border protection amid a protracted standoff with India, worries about spillover effects from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan and the spread of COVID-19 from Southeast Asia. The Land Borders Law will not necessarily change how border security is handled when the measure takes effect on Jan. 1, but it reflects China's growing confidence in its
MN law enforcement testify that prosecutorial discretion
(8 days ago) Oct. 22—Law enforcement leaders had some choice words for recent prosecutors' policies at a state Senate hearing Thursday. "Absurd," "a slap in the face," "a mistake," "frustrating" — to name a few. The informational hearing on violent crime in Minnesota was held by the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee and the Senate Transportation Committee.
Supreme Court doesn't block Texas abortion law, sets hearing
(6 days ago) The Supreme Court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November. The justices said Friday they will decide whether the Justice Department and abortion providers can sue in federal court over a law that Justice Sonia Sotomayor said was “enacted in open disregard of the constitutional rights of women
One state's anti-critical race theory law faces first
(3 days ago) OKLAHOMA CITY — A coalition of civil rights groups sued the state of Oklahoma on Tuesday over a law limiting instruction about race and gender in public schools. It is the first federal lawsuit to challenge a state statute implemented to prevent the teaching of critical race theory. The suit
Brian Laundrie's parents had 'advised' law enforcement to
(3 days ago) Since then, law enforcement had been conducting a manhunt in the Carlton reserve and elsewhere for the man who is the sole person of interest in Gabby Petito's death. Read the original article on Insider. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community
Spoiler alert! 'Law & Order: SVU' 500th episode dives into
(5 days ago) Spoiler alert: This story contains details from the Oct. 21 episode of "Law & Order: SVU." Olivia Benson has reported for duty 500 times. This time she has to think a lot more about herself. NBC's "Law & Order: SVU," TV's longest-running drama, aired …
‘Delinquent’ Matt Gaetz Blocked from Practicing Law
(7 days ago) JOCE/Bauer-Griffin/GettyThis is one bar tab Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) may regret not paying.Faced with an onslaught of accusations that he engaged in underage sex trafficking—and bracing for criminal charges—Gaetz allowed his license to practice law in his home state of Florida to lapse this month. On Friday, The Daily Beast revealed that Gaetz had not paid the fees he owes to The Florida …
Texas abortion law to stay in place until Supreme Court
(7 days ago) Texas abortion law to stay in place until Supreme Court decision. The US Supreme Court will allow Texas to maintain a near-total ban on abortions, but will take up the case next month in a rare sped up process. The law, known as SB8, gives any person the right to sue doctors who perform an abortion past six-weeks - before most women know they
Newsom signs law to expedite state licensure process for
(9 days ago) Oct. 22—Earlier this month, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 107 into law expediting the process of relicensing for various professions and vocations for military spouses, according to a California Defense Communities Alliance news release. The bill also expands job opportunities that military spouses qualify for. Professions such as accountants, auditors, medical and dental assistants
US Supreme Court to hear Texas abortion law case on Nov 1
(5 days ago) The US Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear legal challenges on November 1 to a restrictive abortion law passed in Texas, but declined to block the controversial legislation in the meantime. President Joe Biden's administration and abortion providers are asking the court to overturn the Texas law which bans abortions after six weeks of
China passes law to cut homework pressure on students
(7 days ago) 2 days ago · China's Communist Party is once again extending a paternal hand over Chinese society.On Saturday, Beijing passed an education law that seeks to cut the 'twin pressures' of homework and off-site tutoring in core subjects.Details of the law's passing were reported in Chinese state media.It says the legislation makes local governments responsible for ensuring that pressure on children is reduced
Illegal immigrants hide inside new cars to evade law
(3 days ago) Illegal immigrants hide inside new cars to evade law enforcement. October 25, 2021, 8:38 PM. National correspondent Bill Melugin has the latest from Spofford, Texas on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight'. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions.
China passes law to cut homework pressure on students
(7 days ago) 2 days ago · China has passed an education law that seeks to cut the "twin pressures" of homework and off-site tutoring in core subjects, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday. Beijing has exercised a more assertive paternal hand this year, from tacking the addiction of youngsters to online games, deemed a form of "spiritual opium", to clamping down on "blind" worship of internet celebrities.
Supreme Court refuses again to block Texas abortion law in
(1 days ago) It takes the votes of five justices to block or suspend a law, and it appears the court's conservatives continue to doubt whether abortion rights advocates, including the Justice Department, can challenge a law that relies on future lawsuits by unknown individuals. This is the second time the court has refused to block the Texas law.
China drafts law to punish parents for children's bad
(9 days ago) China's parliament will consider legislation to punish parents if their young children exhibit "very bad behaviour" or commit crimes. In the draft of the family education promotion law, guardians will be reprimanded and ordered to go through family education guidance programmes if prosecutors find very bad or criminal behaviour in children under their care.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs Texas law targeting trans
(5 days ago) 5 hours ago · Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Monday signed a bill that will force public school students to play on sports teams based on their assigned sex at birth.Why it matters: Though Texas has proposed over 40 bills targeting transgender youth, this is the first to become law, the 19th News reports. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets.
Amnesty to shutter Hong Kong offices, blames security law
(1 days ago) 19 hours ago · The security law also empowers authorities to freeze the assets of any individual or entity marked as a security threat and most of those arrested are denied bail until trial. Earlier this year, Hong Kong's most outspoken pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily collapsed after its assets were frozen and its top executives were charged.
High court keeps Texas abortion law, sets hearing
(9 days ago) High court keeps Texas abortion law, sets hearing. October 22, 2021, 4:20 PM. The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place for now, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November. (October 22)
Moraine amends nuisance law to combat crime at rental
(2 days ago) Oct. 20—Moraine City Council is working to eliminate certain crimes by amending its existing property maintenance and nuisance abatement law. The measure was approved by city council last month and went into effect this month. It seeks to address a wider array of health and safety related issues, including criminal conduct such as continued drug-related offenses, prostitution and gambling.
EXPLAINER: Texas abortion law again on path to high court
(2 days ago) The law was challenged by abortion rights advocates before it went into effect in September, but its unique enforcement mechanism frustrated those efforts at the time. The law made one previous trip to the high court, which declined to intervene. After the law went into effect, the Biden administration filed a separate lawsuit challenging the
Guatemalan town calm under martial law after mining dispute
(2 days ago) 5 hours ago · Police and soldiers frisked people at checkpoints and a tense calm reigned in the streets of this lakeside town Monday after protests against a mining project erupted into violence over the weekend. Guatemala’s government imposed martial law and a dusk to dawn curfew Sunday and filled the town of 20,000 residents with security forces. Teams carried out searches at homes and offices looking
Texas State Rep. Argues Anti-Marriage Equality Law Is
(5 days ago) 2 days ago · In a tweet, the Lincoln Project wrote, “Marriage equality is the law of the land — except in Texas, argues the state GOP. Legislative leaders in TX issued an opinion stating legalized gay marriage shouldn’t be permitted in the Lone Star State because they feel state law trumps the SCOTUS ruling in Obergefell v Hodges .”.
Ohio's high court upholds retroactive application of
(4 days ago) Oct. 22—COLUMBUS — A divided Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of a new law requiring those convicted of the most violent crimes to register with the state for 10 years upon release from prison even if they were convicted before the law took effect. Sierah's Law created Ohio's first statewide database of violent offenders. Passed three years ago, it is named for Sierah
U.S. appeals court reinstates Texas abortion law, two days
(1 days ago) WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A U.S. appeals court late on Friday temporarily reinstated Texas's restrictive abortion law, which bars the procedure as early as six weeks into pregnancy and outsources enforcement of the ban to ordinary citizens. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, a conservative-leaning intermediate appeals court, granted a request on Friday by the Texas Attorney …
The 1887 law that could end American democracy
(5 days ago) Pence refused. Interestingly and ominously, one point of agreement between Eastman and Democrats alarmed about his machinations is that key to the plan's success is a poorly written and highly ambiguous 1887 law called the Electoral Count Act (ECA). As The Washington Post 's Greg Sargent notes in an important column about the law, the ECA
Supreme Court to quickly take up challenge to Texas
(5 days ago) WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Friday it will leave the Texas abortion law in place for now but take up legal challenges over the statute in a pair of courtroom arguments Nov. 1.. The court said it will defer action on the Biden administration's request to put the law on hold while the justices take up the appeals.
Supreme Court signals quick resolution on Biden challenge
(7 days ago) The U.S. Supreme Court signaled a quick resolution to the latest challenge to Texas' landmark abortion law Monday, hours after the Department of Justice under President Biden asked the court to block the law, which bans abortions once medical professionals can detect cardiac activity.. The court signaled that it will move quickly on the issue, asking Texas officials for a response to the DOJ
Supreme Court declines to block Texas abortion law over
(2 days ago) The Texas law, which bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected in an embryo, has been blocked and upheld in a series of rulings that prompted congressional hearings and thrust abortion and the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision back into the forefront of the nation's culture wars.
Celebrities lash out at Texas abortion law
(3 days ago) The law in Republican-dominated Texas is particularly controversial because it allows members of the public to sue doctors who perform abortions, with medics liable for up to $10,000 for each procedure they perform. Story continues. Abortion is a touchstone issue in the United States, provoking strong responses on both sides.
California enacts law to strip badges from bad officers
(2 days ago) California has joined the vast majority of states in setting up a way to strip the badges of police officers who act criminally or with bias, a change that was among several criminal justice reforms signed into law Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. California's reforms also will limit the use of rubber bullets during protests, bar a type of restraint hold that has led to deaths and detail when an
Court rules Florida felon law does not discriminate
(7 days ago) Voting rights advocates claim the law disenfranchises people of color. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the trial court’s rejection of gender discrimination claims against Florida’s Senate Bill 7066 (SB-7066) on Monday. The bill requires former felons to pay all legal financial