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Arkansas Senate approves 18-week abortion ban

March 12, 2019

Via: Jurist

The Arkansas Senate approved a bill Monday that would ban abortions at 18 weeks, making it one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation. After an amendment last week to add exemptions for rape and incest, the Senate voted […]


Federal judge rules San Francisco cash bail system violates rights of poor defendants

March 5, 2019

Via: Jurist

A federal judge ruled Monday that San Francisco’s bail schedule violates poor defendants’ rights without protecting the public. San Francisco’s bail schedule sets bail amounts for each crime and requires a defendant to pay that amount to be released after […]


Federal judge rules for public service attorneys in loan forgiveness lawsuit

February 26, 2019

Via: Jurist

A judge for the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Friday held that the US Department of Education’s (DOE) reversal of certain determinations under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, made before the borrowers’ completion […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

FDA introduces new restrictions on flavored e-cigarette sales to teenagers

March 13, 2019

Via: Jurist

The FDA announced a proposal Wednesday for new restrictions on flavored e-cigarette sales in an effort to stop a recent rise in youth vaping. In a statement announcing the new regulations, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb expressed his hopes that […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

North Carolina sued over transgender discrimination in state employee health care

March 11, 2019

Via: Jurist

Lambda Legal and the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of current and former North Carolina state employees, alleging discrimination against transgender persons enrolled in health care coverage. The plaintiffs argue that because […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge expands class action definition in lawsuit against ICE over border separations

March 11, 2019

Via: Jurist

A federal judge granted a motion on Friday to expand the class definition in a class action lawsuit against the Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency. In the original complaint, the plaintiff, Ms. L, sought to reunite with her seven-year-old daughter […]