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.
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  • New Laws in Texas for 2017

    …The 85th Texas Legislature has finally concluded, and there are 1,252 new Texas laws on the books. While many of these new laws will affect only a few Texans, some of them will have a big impact on many. We wanted to give our readers a peek at some of these new laws, while explaining (in layman’s terms) what exactly they mean. Here is a quick…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 25 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- 17 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

    … Before closing up shop for the holidays, the Supreme Court issued a short order which, among other things, granted the cert. petition filed in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, LLC. By taking this case, the Court has given hope to those of us concerned about forum shopping, and the over–concentration of patent litigation in a handful…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 13 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

    … that outlines what each promises to do to maximize safety. The graduated driver’s license law mandates, among other things, that 15- to 18-year-olds must wear a seat belt, along with all of their passengers. A teen can be stopped and ticketed for not wearing a seat belt. Also, texting and driving is illegal if you are 21 or younger…

    Bruning Legal- 36 readers -
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