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Our reports on the oral arguments of the Illinois Supreme Court’s May term continue with Keating v. City of Chicago. Keating poses an important question for Illinois motorists: are municipal red light ordinances...more
When Brian Hall, former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, and other over-65 retirees requested to opt out of Medicare's hospital insurance coverage (because they preferred their existing private coverage), the Social Security...more
When a dispute arises between parents and a district concerning the special education identification, evaluation, placement, or free appropriate public education (FAPE) of a student, the IDEA provides that the student will...more
The United States condemned tide and submerged lands leased by the Port of San Diego to the U.S. Navy. The Port held the lands under a trust grant from the State of California, and therefore defending the state’s sovereign...more
The California legislature recently passed a joint resolution, AJR 22 (Wieckowski & Allen), that is harshly critical of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. 50 (2010). ...more
Casey Stengel once advised that it is best not to make predictions, particularly about the future. So we will step into ill-advised territory with caution. Nevertheless, the Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona v. United...more
While both sides claim victory, the reality of yesterday's Supreme Court ruling is this: Immigration is a federal issue, but states can cooperate with the feds in law enforcement so long as they do not violate peoples' rights...more
In 2010, New Jersey’s unclaimed property statute was amended to provide for the custodial escheat of stored value cards (“SVCs”). The New Jersey Retail Merchants Association, the New Jersey Food...more
On January 5, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit found that New Jersey’s recently enacted unclaimed property laws requiring retroactive escheatment of abandoned amounts from stored value cards (SVC or gift...more
Beginning in 1996, the United States Supreme Court took a series of cases related to Federal preemption of state law claims for products approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (''FDA'')....more
On June 23, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Pliva, Inc. v. Mensing,1 holding that state-law claims against generic drug manufacturers are federally preempted pursuant to the Supremacy Clause of the U.S....more
The NLRB made good on its January 13, 2011.pdf threat to sue individual states that enact legislation that it believes are solely within its province. In a complaint filed against the State of Arizona.pdf today, the NLRB...more
Los prinicipios generales del Derecho constituyen normas eficaces para su aplicación directa en la solución de conflictos ante la ausencia o antinomia de normas positivas....more
1. Introdução: O ambientalismo como fenômeno universal - 2. A evolução da preocupação ambiental e o despertar do Direito - 3. Direito Administrativo e Direito Ambiental: Exportação e importação à origem da noção de função...more
The "Commerce Clause," Article I, Section 8, Clause 3 of the United States Constitution, provides that: "[Congress shall have Power] To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian...more
Case comment on the boards decision where I both disagree and agree with the decision....more
A Constituição Federal vigente, estruturando as bases do Estado Democrático de Direito, constitucionalizou os princípios fundamentais da Administração Pública brasileira, ao...more
Parques urbanos têm sido criados em todo o mundo desde o século XVIII, com objetivos de amenizar os problemas sociais e ambientais citadinos gerados pelo crescimento urbano desordenado. Esses espaços...more
Review of the 1999 Model Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision as proposed and circulated by the National Institute of Corrections for adoption by the states; including the nature of interstate compacts and their...more
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