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Canada's cannabis lessons could instruct Pa.'s process

The Bradford Era 02 Dec 2023
Canada, too, legalized marijuana five years ago ... Yet, it has also seen tax revenues and economic growth, better product testing, and public acceptance since the country legalized it in 2018 ... Publicly, politicians advocated for legalization to limit youth access and to restrain organized crime, Poulos said.

UC Board of Regents fails to meet deadline for undocumented employment policy plan

Daily Bruin 02 Dec 2023
That was the last public meeting held by the board this month ... Most public opposition to the campaign’s legal theory has come from conservative legal scholars and Republican lawmakers who claim it will fail under the scrutiny of law and open up University officials to litigation and loss of federal funding.

Former state economist alleges pressure to lie about carbon auction effect on gas prices

Longview News-Journal 02 Dec 2023
KING 5 first reported on a legal claim filed Thursday by the Citizen Action Defense Fund on behalf of Tumwater’s Scott Smith, 64, who worked for the state Department of Transportation as an economist ... The legal claim was filed against the WSDOT, the Office of Financial Management and the Gov.

America's Black attorneys general discuss race, politics and the justice system

The Daily Journal - San Mateo 02 Dec 2023
BOSTON (AP) — The American legal system is facing a crisis of trust in communities around the country, with people of all races and across the political spectrum ... Many pursued legal careers and entered that same system to improve it, with some rising to one of its most influential roles, the top enforcement official.

Medical malpractice law firm deemed not liable to ex-client for press release after jury verdict

Reuters 02 Dec 2023
Nothing in the federal healthcare privacy law or the Illinois law shielding patients’ mental health records “prevents legal counsel from discussing facts that were voluntarily revealed in a public trial,” the Supreme Court said ... Jumpstart your morning with top legal news delivered straight to your inbox from The Daily Docket.

Lawmakers rush Constitutional Court Law revision behind closed doors

The Jakarta Post 02 Dec 2023
Legal experts have heavily criticized the series of clandestine meetings, saying the lack of public oversight will allow politicians to undercut the independence of the court before it rules ...

With gambling legislation on pause, some push for reform

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 02 Dec 2023
There’s no such public notice required when Hoosier lawmakers change employment, such as when former Sen ... The system should ensure that lawmakers’ financial interests are publicly available, give prosecutors suitable legal tools and offer penalties steep enough to make would-be lawbreakers think twice, he said.

Judge rejects Trump’s claim of immunity in his federal 2020 election prosecution

Auburnpub dot com 02 Dec 2023
District Judge Tanya Chutkan's decision tees up a legal fight over the scope of presidential power that could ultimately reach the U.S Supreme Court. Trump, who has denied any wrongdoing in the case, is expected to quickly appeal to fight what his lawyers have characterized as an unsettled legal question.

Tampa Bay police agencies expect policy changes after Marsy’s Law ruling

Tampa Bay Times 02 Dec 2023
That means that agencies in the Tampa Bay area and across the state that have been withholding the names of law enforcement officers, members of the general public or both since Marsy’s Law went into effect in January 2019 will likely have to change their policies ... public records.

Why the Kerala transport body has challenged Centre's new permit rules for tourist vehicles

Indian Express 02 Dec 2023
The state-owned Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has moved the High Court, challenging the legal validity of the Centre's All India Tourist Vehicles (Permit) Rules, 2023, which came into effect from May this year ... AITP-holders, with brand new vehicles, have no legal hindrance to operate on the nationalised routes.

FG Partners US, UNAIDS, Global Fund to End HIV in Nigeria  by 2030

This Day 02 Dec 2023
... civil society organisations, development partners, organised private sector, the general public and the media has critical role to ending social, cultural, legal and economic inequalities holding back progress to ending AIDS and elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Polls schedule to be issued 56 days before Feb 8: ECP

The News International 02 Dec 2023
A man ballot casts his vote in a polling station. — AFP/File. ISLAMABAD ... February 8 ... They pointed out that with the publication and notification of the final list of delimited constituencies, the Election Commission had cleared a major legal hurdle in relation to the conduct of elections in the backdrop of digital census ... .

NOACA punts on CEO contract after sparring with Ronayne

Cleveland 02 Dec 2023
Gallucci’s existing contract lasts until June 30, 2024 ... Executive session is a portion of a public meeting that is closed to the public and is legal only under certain circumstances ... 3 meeting. While the secret nature of executive session makes it hard for the public to determine what exactly was said, the board meeting minutes from Aug ... Disclaimer.

AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EST

The Norman Transcript 02 Dec 2023
Though the judge turned aside Trump’s expansive view of presidential power, the order might not be the final say in the legal fight. Lawyers for Trump, who has denied any wrongdoing, are expected to quickly appeal to fight what they say an unsettled legal question ... of the public.