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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules political candidates cannot run under more than one political party

June 7, 2019

Via: Jurist

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a state law prohibiting candidates for state political offices from running as candidates for more than one party in the same election. In April 2016 Christopher Rabb secured the nomination for the Democratic […]


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House passes bill that provides immigrant youth path to citizenship

June 6, 2019

Via: ABA Journal

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday that could provide a path to legal status and citizenship for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and other young immigrants who are living in the United States without documentation. The American […]


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Program cuts for unaccompanied immigrant children could violate settlement, lawyer says

June 5, 2019

Via: ABA Journal

Unaccompanied immigrant children living in U.S. shelters will no longer receive English instruction, legal aid and recreational programs that had been funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed […]


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Connecticut governor signs gun safety bills into law

June 5, 2019

Via: Jurist

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed several bills into law Tuesday, including three bills on gun safety. PA 19-5 (Ethan’s Law), states that no person may keep a gun on a premises where a minor may have access to it, where […]


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Supreme Court applies civil contempt standard to bankruptcy creditors

June 4, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court ruled Monday that a creditor may be held in civil contempt for violating a bankruptcy court’s discharge order if there is no fair ground of doubt as to whether the order barred the creditor’s conduct. The […]


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Texas bans red light cameras

June 3, 2019

Via: Jurist

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Saturday signed into law a bill that prohibits the use of red light cameras by local authorities. House bill 1631, sponsored by state state Rep. Jonathan Stickland, was approved by the House and Senate in […]


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Supreme Court adds 3 new cases on copyright, fraud, post-sentence objection

June 3, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court issued orders Monday adding three new cases to the docket for next term on subjects including copyright, fraud and post-sentence objections. The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Allen v. Looper, which asks whether Congress can remove […]


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Trump announces 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico

May 31, 2019

Via: Jurist

US President Donald Trump announced intentions late Thursday to issue a 5 percent tariff on all goods entering the US from Mexico. The president’s tariff is being issued in response to his perception that migrants from Latin America are continuously […]


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Huawei files motion to expedite lawsuit against US government

May 30, 2019

Via: Jurist

The Chinese telecommunications giant, Huawei, filed a motion for summary judgment on Tuesday in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to accelerate its lawsuit against the US government. The lawsuit, initially filed in March, involves Section […]


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Supreme Court rules Social Security Administration dismissals for timeliness may be subject to judicial review

May 29, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court ruled in Smith v. Berryhill Tuesday that Social Security Administration (SSA) disputes dismissed for timeliness may be subject to judicial review in a federal court. This case stems from 42 USC § 405(g), which allows judicial […]