The FTA has announced that the District of Columbia has obtained federal certification for its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) Program.
The U.S. Supreme Court shot down gun advocates, refusing to hear challenges to California gun laws. California is one of nine states, plus the District of Columbia, that impose waiting periods on gun purchases. The laws give time for "cooling off " and background checks. The Supreme Court left......
The following is an article from the book Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader. You probably know that the “D.C.” in Washington, D.C., stands for “District of Columbia” and that the district is not part of any state. But do you know...Show More Summary
It’s not much now, just a parking lot with a discarded gin bottle and an old exterminator receipt. But the slice of pavement near the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives building in the District of Columbia could be the gritty precursor to a tunnel network that could propel pods...
While Presidents’ Day was originally declared a federal holiday for the District of Columbia in 1879 to commemorate George Washington’s birthday (and is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday”) it is now widely celebrated in honor of all U.S. presidents. But some presidents are more memorable than others. We all know Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln,…
Attorneys general from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories wrote a letter Monday imploring Congress to make the courts more accessible to victims of sexual harassment. The letter, addressed to congressionalShow More Summary
Attorneys general from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories wrote a letter Monday imploring Congress to make the courts more accessible to victims of sexual harassment. The letter, addressed to congressional leaders, including House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and […]
CHICAGO (February 12, 2018): Since passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, 32 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid coverage, with the federal government picking up the tab for the increased costs. In Kentucky,...Show More Summary
In line with recent rulings limiting the reach of Bivens claims, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, in Liff v. Dept. of Labor, reversed a lower federal court, and refused to extend Bivens to a federal contractor's claim. Stewart Liff, who ran Stewart Liff......
Throughout the Emoluments Clauses litigation (See Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5), we have argued in amicus briefs filed with federal district courts in New York, the District of Columbia, and Maryland: that the complaints were each filed against...Show More Summary
Marijuana is legal in some form (medical, recreational or both) in 30 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, but when it comes to digital media efforts related to the industry, social media platforms seem to be stuck in 1936, when the cult classic Reefer Madness was released. Several experts explained that many social networks,...
Former US Attorney for the District of Columbia told Sean Hannity on Wednesday night that we are going to see several criminal charges against a number of top DOJ-FBI officials. Former US Attorney for the District of Columbia Joe diGenova says several senior DOJ and FBI officials will face criminal charges. Show More Summary
Throughout the Emoluments Clauses litigation (See Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5), we have made three primary arguments in amicus briefs filed with federal district courts in New York, the District of Columbia, and Maryland: (i) that the payments...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, January 31, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ending a two-year debate over the CFPB's power structure, which stemmed...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten U.S. states and the District of Columbia said Thursday they are challenging a decision by the Trump administration to drop a requirement that Harley-Davidson Inc spend $3 million to reduce air pollution under settlement the Obama administration announced.
Former U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Joe diGenova and his partner and wife Victoria Toensing joined Lou Dobbs on Tuesday to discuss the growing Deep State scandal to protect Hillary Clinton and destroy candidate and President Donald Trump. Show More Summary
After 20 years in the job, Katherine "Shelley" Broderick will step down as dean of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law this summer.
Today, New Jersey joined 15 other states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit challenging Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA. Last night, West Orange took action too – and they were ahead of that curve. Promoted by Rosi....Read more
From the BLS: Regional and State Employment and Unemployment SummaryUnemployment rates were lower in December in 6 states and the District of Columbia, higher in 1 state, and stable in 43 states, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Show More Summary
To date, 30 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana in some form. Governing reports that eight of these states, along with the District of Columbia, allow adults to purchase and use marijuana for recreational purposes. Show More Summary