Judge Kimba Wood of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled on UFC® and other Plaintiffs’ claim that New York’s mixed martial arts (MMA) law is so vaguely written that reasonable people could not understand … Continue reading ? The post MMA Lawsuit Dismissed on Technicality appeared first on Boxing News.
The United States announced on Tuesday it was lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt, which was frozen when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years ago. The White House said President Barack Obama was freeing up the equipment and making other changes to military...
Marking its auction debut, a $100 1890 Watermelon Note from the prestigious Eric P. Newman Collection ? one of just 35 known to exist ? is expected to bring $150,000+ in Heritage Auctions' Central States Numismatic Society Currency Signature Auction April 22-28 in Chicago. Show More Summary
Mandatory voting is an insolent notion of a type likely to be favored by someone who has no sense of where the prerogatives of the state should end and the rights of the individual begin. Under the circumstances, it’s no surprise that Barack Obama seems to be supportive of the idea. Show More Summary
Human Rights First Director of Refugee Protection Eleanor Acer said the US aid package of more than half a billion dollars for Syrian refugees will not be enough to bring stability to the region. Acer says at least twice that amount is needed to successfully re-settle the Syrian refugees.
This article is a company-provided press release and ProgrammableWeb cannot vouch for the accuracy of the statements within. If you have questions regarding the information below, please contact the company that issued the press release. Attorney General Eric T. Show More Summary
The SSRC blog, The Immanent Frame, has an interesting post on the strategy of ISIS. From Steve Niva: In its particular contribution to “jihadi security studies,” The Management of Savagery provides what Will McCants and Jarret Brachman call the “playbook” for what is referred in these writings as “regional jihad”: the attempt to seize territory […]
Winners of the ANA Inspiration, being played this week from April 2-5 at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California, since the inaugural edition in 1972 (U.S. unless stated):
Former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has no shortage of confidence ahead of the 2015 NFL draft. After completing his pro day in Tallahassee, Winston declared himself the top prospect when asked why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers should choose him No. Show More Summary
When it comes to the faux-controversy of Indiana doing what many states have opted to do- codify legal protections for religious freedom- rhetoric, not facts, have come to dominate the
US Secretary of State John Kerry said all nations should step up their fight against climate change and reach a global agreement at the UN Climate Conference in Paris later this year.
Topic: Libraries Via the LA Times a review of a book on the current state of affairs in libraries and a few observations from the British son of two librarians, author Alex Johnson. In our technology-obsessed world, libraries provide tranquil sanctuaries for zoning out with physical books. Show More Summary
Topic: Public Libraries The Department of Libraries is part of the Agency of Administration and is poised to receive a $2,275,682 appropriation from the state’s general fund for fiscal year 2016. In fiscal year 2015, the libraries were...Show More Summary
Must nonresident attorneys keep a physical office in the State of New York in order to practice there? Ekaterina Schoenefeld, a lawyer licensed in both New York and New Jersey, was surprised to find out that was the case after attending a CLE class in New York City. She was......
In the annals of what state bars can do to a lawyer, being disbarred ranks number one on the list. Lawyer TV shows frequently trot out disbarment as a punishment for things like lying to the court or breaking client confidentiality, leading civilians to think that it happens a lot.......
The nation's largest association of pharmacists are calling on its members to stop providing execution drugs
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been complaining on the campaign trail about the "dual taxation" of city residents, stating at last week's debate that "Chicago is the only municipality that pays twice for teachers' pensions: one for our teachers and the one for Schaumburg, Naperville, Peoria, downstate,...
StubHub was founded in 2000 by a couple of Stanford business school students who believed the business of ticket resale was "ripe for change," as one of them put it later. Ticket scalping was banned in some states and had a poor reputation just about everywhere. Just the word "scalping" was bad...
If Indiana's so-called "religious freedom" law goes down, you can thank Corporate America for killing it. Big Business' outsized criticism of the state’s coyly named Religious Freedom Restoration Act has galvanized fierce oppositionShow More Summary
When you think of drinking in Hawaii, chances are your mouth waters for a Corona on the beach or a bright blue Hawaiian, complete with the little umbrella. But Honolulu -- the Aloha State's capital -- has a lot more to offer when it comes to challenging and impressing your tastebuds. Show More Summary