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

    … driver may refuse to provide service to a passenger who has demonstrated unruly and disorderly conduct, but according to the law, may not refuse to provide services for discriminatory reasons or to passengers with service animals (unless the driver has medical documentation verifying a medical reason for denying service).  No School on Labor Day [HB…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 26 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

    … offenses committed by the convict: Capital felonies, Texas Penal Code § 12.31, considered the most severe type, also warrant the most severe punishments. A person who commits a capital felony in Texas faces the death penalty or life in prison without parole. In a capital felony case, the prosecution informs the jury about whether the death penalty…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 17 readers -
  • Justice Department Releases Report on Chicago Police Brutality

    … Police Department, contact the attorneys of Staver Law Group right away. We can analyze your case and explain your legal options, which may include defenses for a current criminal case against you or a civil case against the CPD. For more information, contact Staver Law Group at to schedule a free consultation. The post Justice Department Releases Report on Chicago Police Brutality appeared first on Staver Law Group PC. …

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 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

    … 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

    …, or topography of such land . . . and especially affecting such land . . . but not affecting generally the zoning district in which it is located, [b] a literal enforcement of the provisions of the ordinance or by-law would involve substantial hardship, financial or otherwise, to the petitioner or appellant, and [c] that desirable relief may be granted…

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

    … It Only Takes One Click to Save a Life Hey, St. Louis, safety advocates want you to spread the word: “It’s important that teen drivers realize it only takes ONE text, ONE drink, ONE call, ONE reach, ONE distraction to cause ONE fatal moment, but that ONE clicked seat belt could be the difference between life or death in a car crash…

    Bruning Legal- 36 readers -
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