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Wealthy Candidates Buying Your Vote

Campaign finance laws brewing in Congress

In the ongoing effort to reverse the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court “Citizens United’’ ruling regarding campaign finance from Super PACs, members of Congress recently introduced the Democracy for All amendment that would allow states and Congress to pass legislation imposing spending limits. With Democrats now…

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Biden has big plans, and many challenges, for immigration reform

Newly seated President Joe Biden has big plans to reverse many of his predecessor’s changes regarding immigration, including establishing a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants. He also hopes to establish new protections for “dreamers,” part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals,…

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Bayer agrees to another $2 billion to settle Roundup claims

Bayer, a company struggling for years to settle claims with those who say its weedkiller, Roundup, caused their non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, reached a $2 billion settlement recently to resolve future claims, according to Reuters.  Bayer, which inherited Roundup from Monsanto in a 2018 purchase of the company, maintains that…

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Job outlook for lawyers good in 2021

Good news for law school graduates and others in the legal profession. A year after the earliest Covid-19 cases hit the United States prompting a near-shutdown of the economy, there are more law firms and corporate legal departments hiring employees in 2021 than there are…

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Virginia about to become first Southern state to ban death penalty

Amid growing debate over the use of the death penalty in the United States, Virginia has decided to abolish its use, joining 22 other states that never have or no longer execute convicted felons. This month, the Democrat-controlled state Senate and state House of Delegates…

Workers’ compensation: What you need to know

Most employees have never had to file a workers’ compensation claim, but for those who need this service, it is important to know the regulations in their specific state and how to navigate the system.

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Jail costs go up as crime goes down

Even as crime rates decreased and the numbers of people in jail went down, the costs of jails maintained by local governments increased, going over $25 billion in the latest available data, according to a recent report from The Pew Charitable Trusts. More recently, though,…

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Lawyers told not to respond to negative online reviews

Lawyers whose clients write negative online reviews have few options to defend themselves, even when the unhappy clients lie. Responding online to a negative review is likely to get a lawyer in trouble with the bar and may even result in suspension from practicing law.…

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