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By Allen Thompson, Esq. I talk to a lot of people about the U.S. Constitution, the rights guaranteed by it, and whether a governmental entity or agent has violated those rights. The courts, over the last two centuries or so, have built up doctrines and analyses to determine whether the government has violated an individual’s rights.
August 24, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has issued a ruling in the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) favor in FTC v Wyndham 3d Cir (08/24/2015) (PDF) against organizations that employ poor IT security practices. The ruling was part of a lawsuit between the FTC and hotel chain Wyndham.
“It is procedure that marks much of the difference between rule by law and rule by fiat.” Wisconsin v. Constantineau, 400 U.S. 433, 436 (1971) “The history of procedure is a series of attempts to solve the problems created by the..preceding generation’s procedural reforms.” Judith Resnick, Precluding Appeals, 70 Cornell L.R.
Consumer Alert: Bad ads may Infect Your Computer – You need to understand something about poisoned ads on websites which might infect your computer. Here is the situation in a nutshell: Advertisers do not sell their ads to websites one at a time. Websites that want to make money sell their advertising space to an ad network.
Don’t be a victim, watch out for a misleading “Notice of Potential Compliance Violation” from the “Business Compliance Division,” says Prince Law Offices, P.C. attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin. The mailing appears to be an official government document, but it is not. Several businesses have reported receiving the postcard, which directs the recipient to call 1-855-530-2615 to ...
PJM Interconnection and several large interstate natural gas pipelines that provide fuel for electric generators in the PJM footprint, which includes Pennsylvania, have signed a memorandum of understanding spelling out coordination efforts to promote reliability. They have agreed to work more closely with each other to improve operational planning and address growing interde ...
Today, another Amici Curiae brief was submitted in the matter of City of Harrisburg, et al., v. U.S. Law Shield of Pennsylvania, LLC, et al., 449 C.D. 2015 by the Allegheny County Sportsmen’s League, American Gun Owners Alliance, Firearm Owners Against Crime, Gun Owners of America/Gun Owners Foundation, Lehigh Valley Tea Party, Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, Pe ...
Prince Law Offices, P.C. is proud to announce that it was recently selected by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for entry into the EPA’s Combined Heat and Power Partnership (CHPP) in recognition of its efforts to improve the environmental performance of the United States energy supply system by supporting combined heat and power (CHP).
Pa DEP Draft Final Rule Discussions Regarding Oil and Gas Surface Regulations Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will continue to discuss the draft final rule with members of the Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board (TAB) and the newly created Conventional Oil and Gas Advisory Committee (COGAC) at upcoming meetings this year. COGAC will meet on Aug. 27, 2015 and Oct.
Today, Joshua Prince, Esq., Chief Counsel of the Firearms Industry Consulting Group, a division of Prince Law Offices, P.C., filed an amici curiae brief (or friends of the court brief) on behalf of numerous members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly against the City of Harrisburg, in the matter of City of Harrisburg, et al., v. U.S. Law Shield of Pennsylvania, LLC, et al., 449 C.D. 2015.
by Karl Voigt Karl just answered this Pennsylvania workers’ compensation question on Avvo.com: “I was at work and fell at customer site. I tripped and fell on rebar and 2 inch wide bolts sticking out the ground. I bruised my left forearm, cut open my right hand and rehurt my old shoulder injury. Hurt both knees from hitting ground. Hurt lower back.
On August 3, 2015, President Obama announced his Clean Power Plan. So what does it mean for Pennsylvania? Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has expressed support for the President’s Clean Power Plan, “Pennsylvania is a leader in energy, and we need to do everything in our power to advance the next generation of energy production while protecting jobs in Pennsylvania,” continued Governor Wolf.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced a series of enhancements to the PUC website in order to make it easier for consumers to find and review complaints involving utilities. “Earlier this year we launched a new website feature that allows users to search by company for formal complaints filed against regulated utilities,” Commissioner Pamela A. Witmer explained.
The Obama administration’s ambitious and brave Immigration program – ‘Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals’ (“DACA”), turned 3 years old this summer (announcement of the program was made on June 15, 2012 and the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) began accepting applications from respondents on August 15 of the same year).
Having had the opportunity to sit around a table with different members of ATF, a few different things were learned. And don’t worry, the cartoon doesn’t reflect the attitude of those I spoke to. NFA Branch In regards to the NFA Branch and processing times, it appears that they are aiming for a processing time of about 90 days for Form 1s and Form 4s.