Monthly Archives: January 2015

Report Predicts 18 States Will Legalize marijuana by 2020

Whether that pans out depends on Colorado, cash and the federal government
 
 
A new report predicts that 18 U.S. states will have legalized recreational marijuana in the next five years, a huge increase from the four states that currently have or are in the process of creating legal markets for pot.
The report, set to be released […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Drugs, Legal News|0 Comments

New police radars can ‘see’ inside homes

 

New police radars can ‘see’ inside homes
Where will it end? At least 50 U.S. law enforcement agencies have secretly equipped their officers with radar devices that allow them to effectively peer through the walls of houses to see whether anyone is inside, a practice raising new concerns about the extent of government surveillance.
See the Story:http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/01/19/police-radar-see-through-walls/22007615/

By |January 27th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

¿Se acabaron los privilegios de los cubanos que llegan a EE.UU.?

¿Se acabaron los privilegios de los cubanos que llegan a EE.UU.?

 
El acercamiento con Cuba hace presagiar a muchos el fin de la Ley de Ajuste Cubano que da trato preferencial a los llegados de la isla. Por eso muchos deciden acogerse a ella lo antes posible antes de que las cosas cambien.
 
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By |January 21st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

“Puzzling Death of a Prosecutor Grips Argentina”

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

“Puzzling Death of a Prosecutor Grips Argentina”
From The New York Times:
Police sentries guarded the federal prosecutor’s luxury high-rise building in Argentina. His door on the 13th floor had been locked from the inside, and a gun with a spent cartridge was found on the floor near his body. There was no suicide […]

By |January 21st, 2015|People|0 Comments

Understand and Maybe Help Prevent the Suicide of a Loved One.

 
Understand and Maybe Help Prevent the Suicide of a Loved One.
We all know a person who is going through a difficult time in their lives, maybe an illness, a painful breakup, mounting debt or legal issues are causing a loved to feel despondent or depressed. Sometimes, we see enough despair in them to worry about […]

By |January 17th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Could BP, Feds settle in massive 2010 oil spill civil case?

 
 We came across an article on Nola.com that we would like to share with you concerning the B.P. oil spill.
By Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Email the author | Follow on Twitter
 
BP faces a top fine of $13.7 billion for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, down from a possible $18 […]

By |January 16th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Mexico to issue birth certificates at its US consulates

From the Associated Press.

The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S. work permits, driver’s licenses and protection from deportation.
Until now, Mexico has required citizens to get birth certificates at government offices in Mexico. […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Immigration, Legal News, National Headlines|0 Comments

Broadband A ‘Necessity,’ Obama Says

From Npr.com

President Obama is expected to lay out plans today intended to make it easier for cities, towns and rural communities to offer their citizens fast and cheap broadband Internet.
The move would ask the Federal Communications Commission to address state laws that prevent cities from building their own municipal Internet services. But it’s likely to […]

By |January 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Supreme Court sides with company in cell tower dispute

From USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sided with cellphone providers over municipal governments Wednesday in a dispute over the siting of cell towers.
In an unusual 6-3 split, the court’s majority said that under the Telecommunications Act, local governments must provide reasons for denying a cell tower application around the time of the denial. In […]

By |January 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of the Armed Career Criminal Act

Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of the Armed Career Criminal Act

 
Johnson v. United States is the latest in a long string of Supreme Court cases about how to interpret the Armed Career Criminal Act, which defines a violent felony as, inter alia, “any crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year … […]

By |January 14th, 2015|Legal News, Supreme Court|0 Comments