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Legal organization files suit over travel ban documents

Legal organization files suit over travel ban documents

A nonpartisan legal institute filed a lawsuit Monday against the U.S. State Department demanding information and documents about how the United States determined which countries were included in its latest travel restrictions. Late last month, the Trump administration announced the most recent restrictions, which impact citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen — and some Venezuelan government officials and their families. They are to go into effect Oct. 18. The su…
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Four attorneys elected as Members at McDonald Hopkins

CLEVELAND , Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — McDonald Hopkins LLC has announced the election of four attorneys to the firm’s membership. McDonald Hopkins, with offices in Cleveland , Columbus , Detroit , Chicago , West Palm Beach and Miami , named Alexa Guevara (West Palm Beach ), Joshua Gadharf (Detroit ), Jason Harley (Columbus ) and Ilirjan Pipa (Cleveland ) members, effective October 1, 2017 . “This year we are privileged to recognize and promote four attorneys for their expertise, consistent…
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South Dakota asks Supreme Court to take up sales tax case

South Dakota is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether retailers can be required to collect sales taxes in states where they don’t have a physical presence. Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Monday he’s petitioned the high court for review. South Dakota is taking aim at legal rulings issued mostly before the online shopping boom. As internet shopping has grown, states argue it’s costing them unfairly in sales taxes. South Dakota legislators passed a law last year requiring colle…
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Marijuana Prohibition Turns 80

October 2nd Marks Eight Decades of a Failed Policy Eighty years ago, on October 2, 1937, House Bill 6385: The Marihuana Tax Act was enacted as law. The Act for the first time imposed federal criminal penalties on activities specific to the possession, production, and sale of cannabis – thus ushering in the modern era of federal prohibition. “The ongoing enforcement of marijuana prohibition financially burdens taxpayers, encroaches upon civil liberties, engenders disrespect for the law, and…
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Pazos Law Group, PA, Opens New Boca Raton Office led by Senior Associate Emerald Williams …

WESTON, Fla. , Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Congratulations to founding partner, Nadia Pazos, Esq. and Pazos Law Group, P.A., on the expansion of the firm to Boca Raton . Senior Associate, Emerald Williams, Esq. will be leading the Boca Raton office located at 2500 North Military Trail, Suite 120. Ms. Williams brings a wealth of family law experience and an extensive litigation background which she gained while working as a senior assistant attorney general for the state of Florida . Pazos Law …
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