The budget impasse and resulting government shutdown would have widespread effects on systems critical to attorneys, slowing some courtroom and agency operations while bringing others to a screeching halt.
A district court abused its discretion in granting an injunction prohibiting genetically altered alfalfa from being sold or planted without the U.S. Department of Agriculture preparing an Environmental Impact Statement, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
A district court abused its discretion in granting an injunction prohibiting genetically altered alfalfa from being sold or planted without the USDA preparing an Environmental Impact Statement.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case that could clarify the standards by which courts may grant injunctive relief.
WASHINGTON – A bill that would bar attorneys in any government department from requesting a waiver of the attorney-client privilege in exchange for consideration in criminal or civil investigations has been filed by a bipartisan group of House lawmakers.
WASHINGTON – Attorneys, merchants, retailers, accountants and other non-financial professionals would be exempt from regulations and oversight under the proposed Consumer Financial Protection Agency, according to a memorandum issued by the office of Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass.
WASHINGTON – The federal system that is designed to prevent food borne disease outbreaks or bioterrorism attacks is so inadequate that only five out of every 40 foods can be traced all the way through the supply chain, a new report has found.