District

A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government. Across the world, areas known as "districts" vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several municipalities, or subdivisions of municipalities.
Posts about District
  • New Laws in Texas for 2017

    … operations,” oil or gas drilling sites, tanks used to store crude oil & gas, wellheads, or chemical production facilities. Additionally, drone use over “areas enclosed by a fence or other physical barrier obviously designed to exclude intruders” is also restricted. The new law also permits political subdivisions (e.g., cities, towns, and districts…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 30 readers -
  • Texas Welcomes TC Heartland

    … What does the Supreme Court opinion in TC Heartland mean for the business of patent litigation in Texas—particularly the Eastern District of Texas? On first read, TC Heartland seemed to herald the end of the kind of forum–shopping that enabled the Eastern District of Texas to land 40% of all newly filed patent cases. The courts have now begun…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 12 readers -
  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    … identifying information; 13) unauthorized vehicle use; 14) drug possession (>one gram of controlled substance); and 15) improper visual or photography recording. How Felonies Are Handled A capital felony case is handled in district court with an automatic appeal of the case to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. A first-degree felony, second…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 18 readers -
  • FINRA Discipline: FINRA Rule 9232

    … also practice a variety of other areas of securities for financial investors including securities fraud, unauthorized trading, breach of fiduciary duty, retirement planning negligence, and much more. Our attorneys draw on a combined experience of nearly 65 years in delivering the highest quality legal services. If you are in need of legal services…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 14 readers -
  • Supreme Court May Take Its Chance To End Forum Shopping

    … of judicial districts, most prominently the Eastern District of Texas and the District of Delaware, which are ground zero for patent troll litigation. The legal question is somewhat obscure: How should the courts interpret the statute that says where patent infringement lawsuits can be filed? But the real–world consequences could not be more…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 14 readers -
  • Smooth Sailing for Safe Salem Marina

    … as a hardship under § 10.” For guidance on this question the Appeals Court looked to the sole Massachusetts case that it could find on the issue, Josephs v. Board of Appeals of Brookline, 362 Mass. 290 (1972). In Josephs, the Supreme Judicial Court affirmed a lower court decision upholding a variance to construct a loading bay with a reduced height…

    Gordon Orloff/ Massachusetts Land Use Monitor- 14 readers -
  • “It Only Takes One”: MO Car Accident Safety

    …, including steps to ensure safety of survey participants. Community Outreach: Students are being tasked with educating peers and the community about seat belt use and other safety measures. Efforts include creation of 30-second videos on using safety belts. The two schools in each MoDOT district with the best outreach efforts receive grants…

    Bruning Legal- 36 readers -
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