Monthly Archives: July 2013

Drug War Statistics…..

 

Did you know….
Amount spent annually in the U.S. on the war on drugs: More than $51,000,000,000.

Number of people arrested in 2011 in the U.S. on nonviolent drug charges: 1.53 million.

Number of people arrested for a marijuana law violation in 2011: 757,969.

Number of those charged with marijuana law violations who were arrested for possession only: 663,032 (87 […]

By |July 30th, 2013|Drugs, National Headlines|0 Comments

Attorney Martin E. Regan Jr. Always, but Always Places His Clients Freedom Front and Center

Attorney Martin E. Regan, Jr. always places his clients freedom front and center.

By |July 29th, 2013|Legal News, New Orleans Local News, People|0 Comments

Arizona Authorities Must Return Medical Marijuana Seized From Authorized Patients

The state’s high court refused to hear the appeal of the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office, which argued that returning medical marijuana to a patient would put it in violation of the federal Controlled Substances Act.
The case involves California medical marijuana patient Valerie Okun, whose medical marijuana was confiscated at a Border Patrol checkpoint near Yuma […]

By |July 28th, 2013|Drugs, Legal News, National Headlines|0 Comments

You believe that you are the victim of discrimination in the workplace. What should you do?

 
Do you believe that you are the victim of discrimination in the workplace. Here’s what you should do.You only have 180 days from the last day on which the discrimination took place to file a claim, so move fast; six months can go by much quicker than you might think!You must file your complaint with […]

By |July 21st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

The Police Took My Cell Phone, Can They Search It?

 
In order to search a cell phone, a law enforcement officer must produce an affidavit to a judge and obtain a warrant. The judge can issue a search warrant if:    There are grounds to believe that the phone may have been stolen; or    It may have been used to commit a crime; or    It contains […]

By |July 20th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Firing a Woman Because She is Lactating or Expressing Milk Constitutes Unlawful Gender Discrimination.

 
Last year the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission listed accommodating pregnancy-related limitations as an emerging issue and a national priority on which it intended to focus.
In EEOC v. Houston Funding II Ltd., the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that firing a woman because she is lactating or expressing milk constitutes unlawful gender discrimination […]

By |July 18th, 2013|Supreme Court|0 Comments

New Orleans Today: Eight Years After Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans is a great place to live, work and raise a family said Attorney Martin E. Regan, Jr.

By |July 14th, 2013|New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

Malala Yousafzai Before the United Nations

"Today, it is an honor for me to be speaking again after a long time," she said. "Being here with such honorable people is a great moment in my life." Malala told her audience of hundreds of children from around the world as well as U.N. members, including Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Malala told them that she was wearing a pink shawl that once belonged to Benazir Bhutto, the two-time prime minister of Pakistan who was killed in 2007 in a suicide attack at a political rally. We invite you to visit the CCN website and read Malala’s speech here as it appeared on CCN online, because it is beautiful, it is poignant and it shows us that inspite of whatever cynicism might creep into our minds from time to time concerning the future of society as we know it, we can be inspired and hopeful with young people such as Malala Yousafzai.” Attorney Martin E. Regan, Jr.

By |July 14th, 2013|National Headlines|0 Comments

It’s a funny thing how the press works – – is it not?

 
The press does not always publish the entire set of facts, they make mistakes and do not correct them. But Hey, at the end it is all OK, Attorney Martin E. Regan, Jr. once again fought for his client’s rights and freedom and won!  This morning an article appeared in NOLA.com stating that Attorney Regan […]

By |July 12th, 2013|New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

IMMIGRATION REFORM: IT MATTERS TO ALL OF US…..

 
“We read with interest an article in Mother Jones which offers a good overview of the immigration bill recently passed by the  United States Senate currently undergoing a very strenuous debate in the House.  Let us all hope that the men and women serving in Congress today, can agree on a good and strong bill that […]