• Byrd v. United States [SCOTUSbrief]
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    Byrd v. United States [SCOTUSbrief]

    The parties in this case are Terrence Byrd and the United States government. In September of 2014, Byrd’s at-the-time girlfriend and mother of his children had rented a vehicle from Avis, a rental car company. Byrd had been granted permission from Latasha Reed and given the car keys to drive the vehicle. Byrd had been driving on a highway when an officer pulled Byrd over for a traffic violation and asked for his license and the rental car agreement. In the rental car agreement, Byrd was not listed as an authorized driver. The officer then asked Byrd if he had any contraband within the vehicle. Byrd conceded that he did…

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    Social Assistance (Residency Qualification) Legislation Bill – Second Reading – Video 8

    support people to be able to access this support. So, support people to be able to access this support. So, in conclusion, the support people to be able to access this support. So, in conclusion, the this support. So, in conclusion, the Greens, this support. So, in conclusion, the Greens, are, again, this support. So, in conclusion, the Greens, are, again, this support. So, in conclusion, the Greens, are, again, very Greens, are, again, very happy to support this. Greens, are, again, very happy to support this. Greens, are, again, very happy to support this. I Greens, are, again, very happy to support this. I call Dan Bidios. Greens, are,…

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    Amendment 11 explained

    GREG FOX IS HERE TO CLEAR IT ALL UP. GREG, THIS IS ANOTHER BUNDLED AMENDMENT. REPORTER THAT WE HAVE SEEN THAT A HANDFUL OF TIMES. SO, IT DOES A FEW DIFFERENT THINGS TO CHANGE THE STATE CONSTITUTION, IF 60% OF VOTERS APPROVE IT. THIS AMENDMENT ENSURES THAT CRIMINAL DEFENDANTS ARE PROSECUTED UNDER THE MOST CURRENT LAWS ON THE BOOKS. IT REMOVES OBSOLETE LANGUAGE ON PROPERTY RIGHTS, AND IT REMOVES OLD HIGH SPEED RAIL LANGUAGE FROM THE CONSTITUTION. VOTING “YES” ALSO ELIMINATES A PORTION OF THE CONSTITUTION THAT CALLED FOR AGAIN THAT HIGH SPEED RAIL. LET’S EXPLAIN THESE FURTHER, STARTING WITH THE PROVISION ON PROSECUTION. CURRENTLY, IF SOMEONE COMMITS A CRIME…

  • Research Snapshot: Jamila Michener
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    Research Snapshot: Jamila Michener

    The main thing that I wanted to show in the book was that social policies like Medicaid are very different in different places. There are places where as a Medicaid beneficiary you can have access to a generous program that allows you to see doctors, to get your health care needs met, and to do so with relatively little fanfare, and there are other places where it’s very difficult if not impossible to get care and to gain access. And that difference is determined by policy and it means the world for Medicaid beneficiaries, and it also means a lot for how they think about politics and government. One of…

  • The Federalist Papers | Federalist No. 41
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    The Federalist Papers | Federalist No. 41

    FEDERALIST No. 41. General View of the Powers Conferred by The Constitution For the Independent Journal. Saturday, January 19, 1788 MADISON To the People of the State of New York: THE Constitution proposed by the convention may be considered under two general points of view. The FIRST relates to the sum or quantity of power which it vests in the government, including the restraints imposed on the States. The SECOND, to the particular structure of the government, and the distribution of this power among its several branches. Under the FIRST view of the subject, two important questions arise: 1. Whether any part of the powers transferred to the general government…

  • Globalization and the law – Justice Antonin Scalia (2009)
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    Globalization and the law – Justice Antonin Scalia (2009)

    I’m happy to be here at the American Academy partly because I think so highly of the American Academy. All the more highly since I’ve seen it in operation in the time I’ve been here. But also because I was a personal friend of Lloyd Cutler and I’m happy to play a part in honoring him. He was indeed the last of the lawyers movers and shakers in Washington. I think we miss so that kind of person. I have to preface my remarks by stating the obvious that the views I express are not necessarily those of the government of the United States. I speak as a legal scholar…

  • Right to Tweet? Social Media & Employment Law [POLICYbrief]
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    Right to Tweet? Social Media & Employment Law [POLICYbrief]

    Social media has definitely changed the workplace and the relationship between employers and employees. The legal rights for at-will employees, this is becoming a trickier area for both employees and employers. The days of, “Oh, it’s at-will employment, and as a private sector employee, you check your First Amendment rights at the door when you come in here,” those days are gone. The National Labor Relations Act provides almost all employees the right to engage in concerted, protected activity, and I always say that that kind of gives employees the right to moan and complain about the workplace amongst each other. So if they’re talking to other employees it’s concerted…

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    Resource Legislation Amendment Bill – Committee Stage (27) – Part 1

    to work we must move away from that sorry missed you i’m going to call mecha you Thank You mr. chair just picking up on my early contribution I want to draw the houses attention to Clause as he live in an 12 and highlight then this course requires the council’s to provide for development capacity they were obviously several submitters sue that raised some issues around trying to express exactly what we meant by development capacity did it mean up or and y in terms of sorry just to explain this particular cause this is to enable councils to have a long term I guess take on housing needs…

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    Contemporary Issues 2013: Guns 2, the Second Amendment

    >>I LIKE SILENCE.>>OKAY, FOLKS, I THINK WE CAN GET STARTED. FIRST OF ALL, I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING TONIGHT. THIS IS THE SECOND NIGHT OF A THREE NIGHT SYMPOSIUM ON GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA, AND HE’S NOT HERE TONIGHT, BUT I WANT TO RECOGNIZE DR. FRANK CONNER WHO IS THE CHAIR OF THE PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT HERE AT GRCC, WHO REALLY STARTED THIS PROCESS AND STARTED THE CONVERSATION, AND THAT LED TO WHAT YOU’RE GOING TO SEE TONIGHT. HE ACTUALLY PRESENTED LAST NIGHT ON THE PSYCHOLOGY OF A MASS SHOOTER. TONIGHT IS GOING TO BE A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT. WE HAVE FOUR PANELISTS WITH YOU TONIGHT. MY NAME IS…

  • NYSS Listening Session Part 2: Current State of Youth Sports
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    NYSS Listening Session Part 2: Current State of Youth Sports

    >>Daniel Gould: Good morning. It’s great to be here. My name’s Dan Gould. Obviously, this is Maureen Weiss somewhere behind me. We’re going to do sort of a tag-team approach today, so one of us will be up; the other will come up. Hopefully, that’s not too awkward. As you can see and heard, our task is to discuss the current state of youth sports. And what we really want to focus — like all of us here, to help our country develop a national youth sports strategy. Beginning speakers clearly laid out that path. A strategy that promotes more kids involved in youth sport. But the second point here…