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- Infrastructure Development in Texas Maritime Ports: Funding Challenges
The Texas Maritime Port System is an engine that is fueling both local and national economies.
- The Coastal Land Legacy Initiative in Texas
The Texas Agricultural Land Trust has a new program to conserve Texas agricultural working lands, The Coastal Land Legacy Initiative.
- Are Pennsylvania Judges and Court Administrators Required to Provide Interpreters?
The number of United States residents who are deemed to be Limited English Proficient (LEP) has substantially increased in the recent decades. A (LEP) person is one who does not speak English as his or her primary language, and who has limited ability to read, write, speak, or understand the English language.
- Violation of Probation
Probation In Colorado In the state of Colorado, after a defendant pleads guilty or is found guilty of an offense, they are often placed on probation.
- California's Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement
If you are selling or leasing your home, you must comply with the Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Law. That law requires that sellers provide the prospective buyer with a Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement (“TDS”).
- Up in the Air: The Future of TASER Usage in the Fourth Circuit
What should law enforcement officers do if faced with a “non-criminal” mentally ill man being seized for his own protection, [who is] seated on the ground… hugging a post to ensure his immobility… surrounded by three police officers and two Hospital security guards, [who has] failed to submit to a lawful seizure for only 30 seconds”?
- A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: New North Carolina Law Regarding Body and Dash Cam Footage
In North Carolina, footage from a law enforcement officer’s body or dashboard cameras is not considered a public record or personnel record according to a recently passed law that goes into effect October 1. North Carolina joins five other states—Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Oregon, and South Carolina— in making this determination.
- Injuries Involving the Government
Many injuries occur between private citizens. Some cases involve businesses. These cases tend to be more straight-forward than cases in which the government is named as a defendant due to complex legal issues.
- Gun Laws in Colorado
The Denver Post recently reported that applications for concealed carry permits have skyrocketed in Colorado this year. Some say this is a response to mass shootings, like the recent tragedies in Paris, San Bernardino, Colorado Springs and Orlando, others argue that this kind of increased access to weapons is part of the problem. Regardless of how you feel about guns, Coloradans should know what the rules are in our state.
- It's Time to Prepare for the Legislative Off-Season
It's nearly half-way through the 2016 legislative interim and we’re right around the corner from the 2017 legislative session. For many, this is the perfect time to lay the groundwork for the next legislative session. What can you do to prepare for the next session? With the help of an experienced Texas lobbyist you can begin to prepare your legislation for next session, start a grassroots or media campaign for public support and find the right legislator to sponsor your bill.