Hemp could once again grow proudly in Lancaster County's fertile fields, if federal legislation legalizing the crop — which was outlawed in 1937 because of its similarity to marijuana — … Click to Continue »
A Senate committee on Wednesday for the second time overwhelmingly confirmed Jerome H. Powell to be the next head of the Federal Reserve, a vote that was necessary after his nomination expired at the end of last year. Powell, 64, a Republican who has served as a governor on the Fed board since...
Dozens of attorneys general filed a petition Tuesday challenging the Federal Communication Commission’s recent decision to roll back net neutrality rules. A coalition of major tech companies has also promised court action; and Congress appears ready to take action, as well. The petition, filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals...
Paul Ryan unveiled the Republicans’ plan to buy more time and prevent a government shutdown, extending government funding until February 16.
The Federal Reserve said that manufacturing production rose for the fourth straight month in December, edging up by 0.1 percent. While this was slower than the 0.3 percent gain seen... The post Manufacturing Production Rose for the Fourth Straight Month in December, up 2.4% Year-over-Year appeared first on Shopfloor.
Six alleged biological children of Soul Brother No. 1 James Brown along with three grandchildren have sued his estate in federal court, claiming they were cut out of royalties by his allegedly bigamous wife. The plaintiffs are Deanna Brown-Thomas; Yamma Brown; Venisha Brown; Michael D. Brown; Nicole C. Brown; Jeanette...
It could be a big year—or a tumultuous one—for the marijuana movement. Right on the heels of California’s historic legalization in early January, Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave federal …...
(Siberian Federal University) A group of scientists from the Siberian Federal University (SFU, Krasnoyarsk, Russia) and the Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry (NIIC, Novosibirsk, Russia) combined the useful properties of metal phthalocyanines and palladium membranes in order to create active layers in hydrogen detectors. Show More Summary
Wonder if he'll meet up with former Sheriff Baca in the federal slammer? The post LA Sheriff’s Deputy’s Side Gig Lands Him in Federal Court appeared first on RedState.
by Dennis Crouch Helsinn Healthcare v. Teva Pharmaceuticals (Fed. Cir. 2018). Without open dissent, the Federal Circuit has denied Helsinn’s petition for en banc rehearing on the definition of “on sale” under the AIA-amended prior art statute 35 U.S.C. 102. An invention that is “on sale” prior to the associated patent application’s critical filing date […]
I love this case because it has lessons for ethics, drafting, and civil procedure. The holding is pretty simple: an inventor who signs an employment agreement that provides (a) she “will assign” rights to inventions doesn’t then assign them; (b) that she “holds in trust” those rights doesn’t mean she assigns them; and (c) that […]
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After three churches in Texas were damaged last year during Hurricane Harvey, they discovered they were ineligible for federal disaster aid under a policy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Last week, the Trump administration came to their rescue — by abolishing a rule that prohibited...
According to an expert, the elected officials at the federal level are "the last domino to fall."
Funding to keep the federal lights on will run out at midnight on Friday unless Congress passes a new spending bill and President Trump signs it into law.
SANCTUARY CITIES PUNISHED? Federal authorities are considering lodging criminal charges against the leaders of sanctuary cities, said Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen during the Senate Judiciary Committee. http://cvote.it/2mD4fCW...Show More Summary
Armed federal agents raided a warehouse in Puerto Rico and seized materials that were supposed to be used to rebuild the island's electrical infrastructure that was damaged by Hurricane Maria but were instead hoarded by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority. Federal officials then began distributing the materials to contractors who are repairing the electrical system.
There is a useful medicine for helping vets cope with PTSD. Too bad the federal government refuses to recognize it. There are about 19 million veterans in the United States. Yet, after their service, many experience a myriad of crippling mental and physiological afflictions, with few resources available to help. Show More Summary
How to build a wall and lose an empire. As 2017 ended with billionaires toasting their tax cuts and energy executives cheering their unfettered access to federal lands as well as coastal waters, there was one sector of the American elite that did not share in the champagne celebration: Washington’s corps of foreign policy experts. Show More Summary
Hopefully, the recent silence on Chicago, Cook County crime coming from Washington DC means this is going to come here first: Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen confirmed Tuesday that her department has asked federal prosecutors...Show More Summary