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- Immigration Crackdown Destroying Families
When the Trump administration announced its crackdown on immigration the motivation behind it was twofold, to reduce the number of immigrants who commit crimes and reduce the financial burden of the US in supporting immigrants not here legally.
- The Process of Administrative Appeals
The Freedom of Information Act is connected to administrative appeals processes when benefits or records have been denied. The next step may be an appeal to reconsider the application. The judgments issued for these applications are explained by the administration to be in accordance with existing law and policies that are fact driven.
- OPM Disability Retirement Applications: The Veteran and the Medical Condition
An article about what U.S. Veterans in Civil Service jobs should know before applying for Federal Employee Disability Retirement benefits under either FERS or CSRS.
- The Zone of Special Danger Doctrine and the Defense Base Act
The Zone of Special Danger Doctrine has been the subject of numerous lawsuits under the Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, and the Defense Base Act. What is it? How have the courts applied it to claims? Where did it originate?
- Federal Sentencing: Follow the Yellow Brick Road
When I think of a judge imposing a federal sentence, my mind often drifts to the Wizard Of Oz and that little masked man standing behind the curtain.
- Native American Woman Nominated to Federal Bench
On September 19, President Barack Obama announced that Diane J. Humetewa was a nominee for the US District Court for Arizona. The nomination was made in response to widespread requests for representation on the federal bench of Native American interests.
- Case of Baby Veronica Is a Primer on Not Just Adoption Law, but Native American Affairs
So-Called Baby Veronica is now four years old, and has already been the subject of a case that has traveled all the way to the US Supreme Court and back down through several state courts. The case is a twisting tangle of different legal principles intermingled with social policies, making for a great primer on both adoption laws and Native American affairs.
- Federal, State, or Local: Who has Jurisdiction?
We often discuss jurisdiction, or hear it used in TV crime shows, but what does “jurisdiction” mean? For that matter, when is something a federal, state, or local matter and who can enforce which laws? How is this determined?
- Navy Again Requires Self-Reporting of Arrests and Prosecutions
As part of its personnel management directed by Congress, the Navy is using civilian misconduct as a indicator for discharging persons.
- Human Trafficking: A Federal Crime
Every year, thousands of men, women and children are forced into a modern form of slave labor, otherwise known as “human trafficking.” Human trafficking is a global epidemic, predominantly affecting women and children, forcing them into slave labor and sexual exploitation.