• Chevron: A Gift or A Burden for Lower Courts? [No. 86]
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    Chevron: A Gift or A Burden for Lower Courts? [No. 86]

    Prior to the Chevron doctrine, the way federal courts handled agency legal interpretations was a multi-faceted inquiry that focused on what kind of legal interpretation was it. Was it a pure or abstract legal interpretation? Was it the application of law to particular facts? If the second, it would presumptively get a lot of deference. Those set up presumption, which could then be overcome in either direction, plus or minus, more deference or less deference. So you’ve got this 15-factor inquiry that you’re supposed to use in each case to decide whether these baseline rules of deference should be altered up or down in any direction. You can understand why…

  • Mayor Patrick McGrady Statement on Charter Amendment Petition Drive
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    Mayor Patrick McGrady Statement on Charter Amendment Petition Drive

    Hi there– I’m Patrick McGrady, the Mayor of Aberdeen, and I’m coming to you today with an update on the Petition Drive to bring to referendum the Charter Amendments passed by the Aberdeen City Council on May 8th, 2017. To get up to date on the changes made and how we got to here, you can go to www.aberdeenpetition.com. First, let me say how proud I am of the response from our community to push to bring this charter amendment to referendum. Community involvement is the only way that we can achieve the kinds of changes we want to see in Aberdeen– we want a stronger community that’s attractive to…

  • Why Joe Biden and  x27 . s flip flop on the Hyde Amendment matters   Politics
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    Why Joe Biden and x27 . s flip flop on the Hyde Amendment matters Politics

    Why Joe Biden and x27 . s flip flop on the Hyde Amendment matters Politics “If I believe health care is a right, as I do, I can no longer support an amendment that makes that right dependent on someones ZIP code,” Biden told a cheering crowd at a Democratic National Committee event in Atlanta. , in essence, bans federal dollars from being used on abortion services. Which, on its face, is fine! And smart, politically speaking! Politicians are or sthhould be allowed to evolve over the years changing or altering positions based on new information. And given the current attempts in Republican controlled state governments from Missouri to Alabama…

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    Resource Legislation Amendment Bill – Second Reading – Part 7

    that is there to protect our environment Kiara taught a cura Scott Simpson Thank You mr. speaker with the indulgence the house I’d just like to make a passing comment on the weather events that impacted on my electorate last week and to thank the previous member for her thanks I particularly want to acknowledge the first responders the emergency personnel who were busy protecting homes and property and people during a very severe weather event across the coromandel electorate last week what we saw was neighbors supporting neighbors communities supporting communities and this week we have the Sun back out and coromandel and a big cleanup job ahead of…

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    Further Fallout Over Hempstead Town’s So-Called Patronage Amendment

    OFFICIALLY PROTECTED BY THE REPUBLICAN SUPERVISOR YESTERDAY WHO WAS VOTED OUT OF OFFICE LAST MONTH. CBS 2’S JENNIFER McLOGAN WAS WITH OUR UPDATE. Reporter: FALLOUT FROM HEMPSTEAD TOWN’S TUG OF WAR. THE SUPERVISOR’S FINAL BOARD MEETING WENT OUT WITH A SPLASH AND A GROAN. NOW I’M INHERITING ALL THIS. I DON’T THINK WE HAVE EVER SEEN A SITUATION WHERE A DEPARTING ELECTED OFFICIAL HAS SADDLED THE NEWLY ELECTED OFFICIAL WITH ALMOST 200 PERSONNEL CHANGES. Reporter: 30 PART-TIME WORKERS GIVEN FULL-TIME STATUS. 161 OTHER EMPLOYEES OFFERED APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, TRANSFERS AND RAISES. SOME ANGRY TOWN RESIDENTS CALLING THE PROCEEDINGS A PATRONAGE AMENDMENT AND NO LAYOFF CLAUSE SCAM. REPUBLICAN COUNCILMAN BRUCE BLAKEMAN VOTED…

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    President Trump’s Shutdown Continues | Federal Legislative Report | AFSCME Video

    AFSCME joined hundreds of people who gathered in front of the White House today, to urge an end to President Donald Trump’s partial government shutdown. Approximately 800,000 federal employees and contract workers who perform important functions have been negatively impacted, and will not be receiving a paycheck this upcoming week. It’s unclear how long Trump will continue this harmful course of political posturing; what is clear is that this will be the longest government shutdown in history, and it is having severe consequences on working families, communities, and our economy.

  • Moving the Lock Keeper’s House and the Constitution Garden Improvement Phase I
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    Moving the Lock Keeper’s House and the Constitution Garden Improvement Phase I

    Good afternoon. My name is Diana Warring and I’m the Director of the Interior Museum, and it’s my pleasure to have you all here this afternoon for the latest installment of our monthly lecture series. As many of you know, these lectures encompass a wide range of topics – historical, environmental, scientific – to reflect the diverse workings of our bureaus and the Department of the Interior as a whole, past and present. A quick bit of housekeeping before we get started is that on your seats you’ll all find a feedback form. We encourage you to fill these out and deposit them on the tray outside in conclusion of…

  • Stereoisomers, enantiomers, diastereomers, constitutional isomers and meso compounds | Khan Academy
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    Stereoisomers, enantiomers, diastereomers, constitutional isomers and meso compounds | Khan Academy

    In this video, we’re going to look at pairs of molecules and see if they relate to each other in any obvious way or maybe less than obvious way. So these first two right here, they actually look like a completely different molecules. So your gut impulse might be to say that these are completely different molecules. And it wouldn’t be completely off, but we look a little bit closer, you see that this guy on the left has one, two, three, four carbons, and so does this guy on the right. It has one, two, three, four carbons. This guy on the left has two, four, six, seven, eight…

  • LexisLibrary: updating legislation
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    LexisLibrary: updating legislation

    This video will show how to check for updated legislation using Lexis Library. It is important to know the currency of any Acts of Parliament or Statutory Instruments you are using. This video will demonstrate how to do this using Lexis Library. The quickest way to find a piece of legislation is to use the quick find box. Enter the name and year and then tick either Act or Statutory Instrument. Alternatively, you can click on the tab legislation at the top of the screen and enter in the details in the appropriate boxes. We are going to look for section 17 of the Employment Act 2002. Click on find.…

  • FDR’s 2nd Bill of Rights p2
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    FDR’s 2nd Bill of Rights p2

    k i d alana finish up f_d_r_’s second new deal it’ll just take a second then will pick up some in your thoughts on this cuz i got people here live who won tell me i’m crazy and others who think that this is that this is gonna save america so we don’t want the rate of thirty on the other thing for farmers is not so much farmers anymore in business of free from apple a home in health care uh… here is speckled number six this is f_d_r_ about the social safety net here you go no probably economic head already shipment the prime aldape sickness accidents and…