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  • Vote Against Marijuana Taxes in Washington

    The proposed vote measure is so silly and so meaningless that until this week it had received virtually no media play. But on one level it matters. On Washington State voting ballots this year, there is an advisory vote — Advisory Vote No. 8 to be exact — on whether Washington State cannabis businesses should receive tax breaks to which they are technically required.

    18 readers - Canna Law Blog™
  • Ebola Is Not Only a Hot Topic on the National Stage but also a Hot Topic in Atlanta, Georgia at the Public Health Law Conference ~ part 1

    There are numerous medical, political, and legal issues engulfing the topic of Ebola. The National Stage is being set for an outbreak that could potentially spiral out of control here in the United States as it has abroad. From Hospitals to Airplanes, Buses, the closing of schools, and the closing of businesses, there does not seem to be a clear end in sight on this issue.

    10 readers - Julie A. Rice/ Georgia Injury Lawyer Blawg
    • ANOTHER FATAL SARASOTA BICYCLE ACCIDENT

      Another bicyclist has been fatally injured in a Sarasota traffic accident. The accident occurred on Sunday, October 12, 2014 near Prudence Drive and 17th Street in Sarasota, Florida. The accident occurred after an intersection accident between two vehicles. One of the drivers lost control of her vehicle and drove onto a sidewalk colliding with the cyclist who was then pinned against a building.
      11 readers - Sarasota Injury Lawyers Blog
    • Director of Bar Preparation Position at FIU

      Job Description: BRIEF SUMMARY: Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Academic Support and collaborating with other faculty and staff, the Director of Bar Support assists students and graduates as they prepare for the bar exam, both as they progress through the College of Law and after they graduate. The Director develops, implements, and coordinates school-wide initiatives to imp ...
      10 readers - Law School Academic Support Blog
    • A few thoughts on Heien v. North Carolina

      The first argued case in the new Supreme Court term will be Heien v. North Carolina, a Fourth Amendment case about whether a reasonable mistake of law can create cause for a Fourth Amendment search or seizure. I think the defendant should win this case. I this post, I’ll explain the case and why I think the defense should prevail. I.
      9 readers - Orin Kerr/ The Volokh Conspiracy

    The latest about Florida

    • 2014 Daytona Beach Biketoberfest Recap

      … The 2014 Biketoberfest was held in Daytona Beach, Florida from October 16-19. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts cruised the roads of eastern Florida, and enjoyed music, food and lots of entertainment. Estimates place the total number at 500,000, but more conservative estimates drop that number all the way to 250,000. Unfortunately, there were…

      1 readers - Orlando Personal Injury Blog
    • News Scan

      …, convicted and sentenced to death again in 2012. Cooke's most recent appeal to the state Supreme Court was denied in July 2014. Teen Sentenced to Life in Prison: A Florida teen convicted of killing a security guard at an apartment complex in 2012 has been sentenced to life in prison with a possibility of parole. WFTV News reports that Terrance Anthony…

      1 readers - Crime and Consequences Blog
    • The Role of “Med Pay” in Florida Slip and Fall Accidents

      … company for med pay in the amount of these initial bills. While the preliminary bills may be paid by med pay, the injured victim will likely still need additional compensation for ongoing treatment. Slip and fall victims have options under Florida law. Typically, a plaintiff can file a negligence claim against the at-fault party. Negligence…

      2 readers - South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg
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      • Eye Injuries in Florida

        Loss of vision in one or both eyes is a traumatic and painful experience. Any interference with an individual’s ability to see can affect every aspect of his or her daily life. Even minor injuries to the eyes can leave long-term complications for the victim to deal with. Individuals who suffer from eye injuries deal with an extraordinary amount of physical, emotional, and psychological stress.

        2 readers - South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg
    • Dealing with Tire Blowout Accidents in Florida

      … of your case to be able to get you the maximum recovery possible under the law. We understand that sustaining an injury is stressful enough without the financial burdens that typically accompany such an incident. Let us help you alleviate those burdens by pursuing any parties responsible for your harm. We proudly represent clients throughout Florida…

      2 readers - South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg
    • Eye Injuries in Florida

      …, victims may also be eligible for punitive damages. In Florida, you have four years from the date of the injury to file a lawsuit in the state’s civil court. This time frame is known as the statute of limitations. Failure to take legal action within the statute of limitations could mean losing your right to be heard by a court altogether. Under…

      2 readers - South Florida Injury Lawyer Blawg
    • Deadly air bag problem brings huge recall of 4.7 million cars

      … and were all over her neck. The detectives worked to find who might have done this to her. The answer came after her death when she received a letter in the mail from Honda urging her to have her vehicle checked, as it might have defective air bags. It was too little and too late for her. Another motorist in Florida says she was sprayed with metal…

      5 readers - Kentucky Personal Injury Attorneys Blog
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      • Airbag recall expands to include more areas, more cars

        The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) along with Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan and General Motors vehicles have notified owners of millions of vehicles to replace airbags manufactured by Takata due to a manufacturing defect in the airbag. Toyota just expanded the recall with letters being sent to 247,000 auto owners.

        3 readers - Washington Injury Attorney Blog
      • Nearly 5 Million Vehicle Recalled due to Airbag Defect

        The Chicago Accident & Injury Attorneys of Zneimer & Zneimer P.C. take note of an alert, issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA), regarding the recall of nearly 5 million vehicles due to defective airbags. Recalled vehicles include several early 2000 models of certain Honda, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, BMW, and GM vehicles.

        10 readers - Chicago Accident Lawyer Blog
      • Takata Air Bag Recall Alert

        Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recalled millions of Takata air bags placed in vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, BMW, and GM. These air bags are defective and have killed at least three Honda drivers so far and injured hundreds of people. The NHTSA issued the recall and urged consumers to act immediately upon the recall.

        2 readers - Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog
      • Airbag Recall Affects Nearly 5 Million, Officials Urge Owners to Fix

        The U.S. government recently issued an urgent warning to the 4.7 million Americans who own cars with defective air bags. These air bags were recalled after at least four deaths. Anyone who owns a car with a recalled air bag should take it into a dealership immediately. Auto accident attorneys at Pintas & Mullins detail this recall further and what cars are affected.

        1 readers - Auto Accident Lawyers Blog
    • What We Talk About When We Talk About Due Process

      … as the particular situation demands.” This means that, under the specific circumstances, notice must be “reasonably calculated,” two words every first-year law student should write somewhere on their civil procedure exam. Lucky for SCOV, and unlucky for the plaintiffs and the Town, there is a SCOTUS case on point. In Jones v. Flowers the State of Florida had sent…

      1 readers - Andrew Delaney/ SCOV Law
    • Marian: A Conceptual Framework for the Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

      … Omri Y. Marian (Florida), A Conceptual Framework for the Regulation of Cryptocurrencies, 81 U. Chi. L. Rev. Dialogue ___ (2015): This Essay proposes a conceptual framework for the regulation of transactions involving cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies offer tremendous opportunities for innovation and development, but at the same time…

      2 readers - Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog
    • Wyoming added to same-sex marriage list

      … under review in the Fifth Circuit, and Florida, in the Eleventh Circuit). A ban in Mississippi will be affected by what the Fifth Circuit decides, and bans in Alabama and Georgia, by what the Eleventh Circuit decides. Five states are in the Eighth Circuit’s area, and, while cases are pending in state or federal courts in each of those states…

      2 readers - Lyle Denniston/ SCOTUSblog
    • Airbag Recall Affects Nearly 5 Million, Officials Urge Owners to Fix

      …, as parts become available. Priority is reportedly place in areas of high humidity, such as Florida, because these climates cause the air bag more vulnerable to explosion. Making matters worse, Honda cannot even give an estimate on when all air bags will be fixed. As previously stated, anyone in high-humidity areas have highest priority…

      1 readers - Auto Accident Lawyers Blog
      Earlier about the same topic:
      • Takata Air Bag Recall Alert

        Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recalled millions of Takata air bags placed in vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, BMW, and GM. These air bags are defective and have killed at least three Honda drivers so far and injured hundreds of people. The NHTSA issued the recall and urged consumers to act immediately upon the recall.

        2 readers - Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog
    • Supreme Court oral argument should be televised

      … The Southern District of Florida blog is authored by David Oscar Markus, who is a criminal trial and appellate lawyer in Miami, Florida. He frequently practices in federal courts around the country, including his hometown, the Southern District of Florida and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. For his resume, click here. For other information about him, click here …

      1 readers - David Markus/ Southern District of Florida Blog
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