2016 Government Law Legal News Archives

December 2016

New Law Would Protect Consumers from Retaliation for Bad Reviews

Wednesday, 7 December, 2016

November 2016

Do Bail Schedules Discriminate Against the Poor?

Saturday, 19 November, 2016

Donald Trump's Potential Impact on the Supreme Court

Wednesday, 16 November, 2016

October 2016

Can Diapering a Baby Be Charged as a Crime?

Sunday, 30 October, 2016

North Carolina Governor Proposes Compromise for Repeal of HB2 Bathroom Bill

Saturday, 29 October, 2016

New Jersey Case Highlights Difficulty of Enacting Fair Hate Crimes Legislation

Saturday, 22 October, 2016

How to Seal Criminal Records in Colorado

Tuesday, 18 October, 2016

Juvenile Justice Places Unjust Burdens on Impoverished Children

Saturday, 15 October, 2016

Congress Has Voted to Override President Obama's Veto of Bill that Allows Families to Sue Saudi Arabia for the Sept. …

Sunday, 9 October, 2016

Proposition 64 and the Legalization of Marijuana in California

Sunday, 2 October, 2016

September 2016

Court Upholds Ban on Federal Interference with Medical Marijuana Laws

Friday, 23 September, 2016

Is South Carolina's “Disturbing Schools” Law Unconstitutional?

Saturday, 17 September, 2016

Court Rejects New Jersey's Attempt to Allow Sports Betting

Saturday, 10 September, 2016

Can Alternative Sentencing Combat Prison Overcrowding?

Tuesday, 6 September, 2016

Federal Judge Upholds California Vaccination Law

Monday, 5 September, 2016

August 2016

Appeals Court Upholds Temporary Injunction against Michigan Ban on Straight Party Voting

Wednesday, 17 August, 2016

Man Arrested for Flag Desecration Gets $55K in Civil Rights Lawsuit

Tuesday, 16 August, 2016

Government Cannot Use Warrant to Seize Overseas Emails from Microsoft

Saturday, 6 August, 2016

Federal Court Denies Petition to Protect Sexual Orientation from Workplace Discrimination

Wednesday, 3 August, 2016

July 2016

Federal Appeals Court Strikes a Blow to Texas Voter ID Law

Sunday, 24 July, 2016

TSA Sued for Assault of Disabled Cancer Patient

Friday, 22 July, 2016

FBI Declines to Prosecute Hillary Clinton for Handling of Classified Emails

Monday, 11 July, 2016

Where Do We Draw the Line When It Comes to Zero Tolerance in Schools?

Saturday, 9 July, 2016

Abortion Jurisprudence Changes After Supreme Court Decision in Texas Case

Friday, 1 July, 2016

June 2016

Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Stopping 6 Syrian Refugees From Settling in Texas

Thursday, 30 June, 2016

Uncashed MoneyGram Money Orders Are Stuck in Delaware

Tuesday, 28 June, 2016

The Government Does Not Need a Warrant to Obtain Cellphone Location Records

Sunday, 19 June, 2016

DC Federal Court Upholds FCC Net Neutrality Rules

Wednesday, 15 June, 2016

Free the Nipple: Are Gender-Specific Indecency Laws Constitutional?

Saturday, 11 June, 2016

May 2016

Grab Your Lawyer, It's Raining Lawsuits in North Carolina Over HB2

Thursday, 19 May, 2016

North Carolina and the Justice Department File Dueling Lawsuits over Transgender Bathroom Bill

Monday, 16 May, 2016

FDA Announces Regulations of E - Cigarette Market

Monday, 9 May, 2016

April 2016

Do Women Have the Right to Breastfeed in Public?

Tuesday, 19 April, 2016

March 2016

Bad for Users, Bad for Business

Thursday, 31 March, 2016

Supreme Court Dismisses Anti-Marijuana Lawsuit Filed Against Colorado

Wednesday, 23 March, 2016

Can Cities Punish People for Being Homeless Alcoholics?

Sunday, 20 March, 2016

Can You Be Jailed for Failing to Pay a Fine?

Saturday, 19 March, 2016

DUI Suspensions Challenged in Florida

Tuesday, 15 March, 2016

Apple vs. the FBI

Thursday, 10 March, 2016

Supreme Court Hears Texas Abortion Case, Temporarily Blocks Louisiana Law

Sunday, 6 March, 2016

February 2016

The Safe Harbor Pact: A Disconnect Between the US and the EU

Saturday, 20 February, 2016

Apple CEO Rejects Federal Court Order to Hack San Bernardino Terrorist iPhone

Wednesday, 17 February, 2016

Liability for National Origin Discrimination

Tuesday, 16 February, 2016

Supreme Court Rejects California's Attempt to Restrict Mandatory Arbitration

Saturday, 13 February, 2016

Responses Vary to Injury Threats Posed by Hobbyist Drones

Thursday, 11 February, 2016

Supreme Court Blocks Implementation of Landmark EPA Energy Regulation

Thursday, 11 February, 2016

Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Sues After Being Recused from Case

Sunday, 7 February, 2016

Supreme Court Approves Class Action for Navy Recruitment Texts

Saturday, 6 February, 2016

Federal Court Concludes that Taser Use Can Constitute Excessive Force

Thursday, 4 February, 2016

Yosemite Park Changes Iconic Location Names to Avoid Intellectual Property Lawsuit

Tuesday, 2 February, 2016

January 2016

Do you own your own face?

Tuesday, 26 January, 2016

Supreme Court will Decide Fate of President Obama's Immigration Executive Order

Wednesday, 20 January, 2016

Supreme Court Invalidates Florida Death Penalty Law

Saturday, 16 January, 2016

When Are Cookies Unconstitutional?

Wednesday, 13 January, 2016

President Obama Announces Executive Action on Gun Control

Wednesday, 6 January, 2016