US Supreme Court turns away challenge to male-only draft, grants review in second state secrets case

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The US Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a second case involving the scope of the government’s ability to invoke state secret privilege and declined to hear a case challenging the male-only military draft on the basis of gender discrimination.

Supreme Court Declines Lawsuit Challenging All-Male Military Draft

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Featured Article Lawsuits & Litigation ACLU Constitution draft Gender Discrimination men's rights military supreme courtWhile several justices appeared to support the lawsuit's underlying logic, the bench will give Congress time to pass any necessary reform.

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A Close Look at the Arizona Draft Social Equity Regulations (Comments Due Today!)

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The Arizona Department of Health Services (the “Department”), which is the cannabis regulatory authority in Arizona, released the draft regulations for the Social Equity Opportunity Program (“SEOP”). Click here to view the draft regulations. R9-18-303(B)(1) (draft).

Poland prepares draft law to make social media censorship illegal

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The draft provides for the establishment of the “Freedom of Speech Council” which will be responsible for protecting the constitutional right to freedom of expression on social media.

“High court asked to review men-only draft registration law”

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“High court asked to review men-only draft registration law”: Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press has this report

Senators Draft Criminal Penalties for FOIL Violations

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Senators draft new legislation after spending seven months trying to get answers.

“Men’s group and ACLU urge Supreme Court to hear challenge to male-only military draft”

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“Men’s group and ACLU urge Supreme Court to hear challenge to male-only military draft”: Ariane de Vogue of CNN has this report

Germany drafts law introducing quota for women on executive boards

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Germany’s Federal Cabinet approved Wednesday a draft law that would see a quota introduced for the number of women on the executive boards of Germany’s largest companies. The draft law must now be passed by the Bundestag, Germany’s parliament. The post Germany drafts law introducing quota for women on executive boards appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

MLB moves All-Star Game, draft out of Georgia due to new voting restrictions

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Major League Baseball (MLB) announced Friday that the 2021 All-Star Game and MLB draft will not be held in Georgia, in response to Georgia’s new voting restrictions that were signed into law on March 25. .

State secrets and the constitutionality of the male-only draft

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National Coalition for Men presents the question whether the government may lawfully limit draft registration to men. Goldberg upheld male-only draft registration because women at that time were categorically prohibited from serving in the armed forces in combat roles.

“Biden administration asks Supreme Court not to hear challenge to all-male military draft”

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“Biden administration asks Supreme Court not to hear challenge to all-male military draft”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report

Drafting Interrogatories

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The following is a blog post from the CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar) on the subject of how to draft interrogatories: 7 Rules for Drafting Interrogatories. Discovery Interrogatories Drafting Interrogatories LinkedIn Paralegal EducationEnjoy! It is always good to be reminded of the basics.

“Former NSA director, retired top officers ask Supreme Court to declare military draft unconstitutional”

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“Former NSA director, retired top officers ask Supreme Court to declare military draft unconstitutional”: Todd South of Military Times has this report

Pennsylvania Legislators Draft Draconian Abortion Law, Urge Ladies To Think Of Men’s Feelings

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Pretty sure men's feelings are the cause of most pregnancies, but OK. Government Abortion Courts Pennsylvania

Sundown Energy v. HJSA No. 3 Limited Partnership: Another Poorly Drafted Retained Acreage Clause

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The case is another illustration of how parties fail to clearly express their intent in drafting retained acreage clauses. Last week the Texas Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion, without oral argument, reversing the judgment of the El Paso Court of Appeals in Sundown Energy LP v.

Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to male-only draft; Kavanaugh joins 2 liberal justices in statement on denial

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Supreme Court on Monday turned down a constitutional challenge to the male-only draft that was argued before a federal appeals court byThe U.S.

“Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case on Limiting Military Draft to Men; The justices had been asked to decide whether one of the last sex-based distinctions in federal law should survive now that women can serve in combat”

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“Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case on Limiting Military Draft to Men; The justices had been asked to decide whether one of the last sex-based distinctions in federal law should survive now that women can serve in combat”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this report. Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reports that “ Supreme Court won’t review male-only registration for the military draft.”

“Groups ask Supreme Court to declare the all-male military draft unconstitutional”

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“Groups ask Supreme Court to declare the all-male military draft unconstitutional”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report. The origin of this dispute is fascinating — although today’s article fails to discuss this aspect of the case’s history. As today’s article explains, the ACLU now represents the challengers to the law, making it something of a liberal cause célèbre. But the suit did not start out that way.

“Pennsylvania Bar Dismisses 3rd Circuit Appeal in Rule 8.4(g) Challenge; The bar will presumably try again to draft a constitutional version of the ABA Model Rule”

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g) Challenge; The bar will presumably try again to draft a constitutional version of the ABA Model Rule”: Josh Blackman has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy “Pennsylvania Bar Dismisses 3rd Circuit Appeal in Rule 8.4(g) ”

All You Need to Know About the New Draft ASCI Guidelines on Influencer Marketing

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It is necessary to regulate the same by encouraging the influencer to adopt transparent mechanisms to advertise sponsored products. Business advertising Advertising Standards Council of India digital advertising False advertising online advertising YouTube advertising

In first merits opinion by Barrett, SCOTUS rules against environmental group seeking draft rule-making document

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Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that draft rule-making documents were protected from disclosure under a Freedom of Information Act request by the Sierra… The U.S.

Contract Logix Experiences Triple-Digit Percentage Growth in Usage as Organizations Rapidly Digitize Contracts and Processes 

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Business CLM contract drafting contract law contract lifecycle contract management contract management software contractsLeading contract management software provider helps customers accelerate digital transformation efforts with data-driven platform.

“Challenge to Male-Only Draft Is ‘Premature,’ Biden DOJ Tells Justices; Congress is ‘actively considering the scope’ of the registration requirement, Elizabeth Prelogar, acting U.S. solicitor general, told the Supreme Court in the Justice Department’s filing”

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“Challenge to Male-Only Draft Is ‘Premature,’ Biden DOJ Tells Justices; Congress is ‘actively considering the scope’ of the registration requirement, Elizabeth Prelogar, acting U.S. solicitor general, told the Supreme Court in the Justice Department’s filing”: Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal has this report. You can access the federal government’s Brief in Opposition at this link

Detroit’s Recreational Marijuana Provision Challenged in Court

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When is it Appropriate to Hire a Business Lawyer?

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Business business disputes business format business formation contract drafting contract reviewWhen a business dispute arises, it’s important to know what to do and where to turn. An experienced business law attorney can help you take on a dispute and protect your business and its interests.

“Does Requiring Only Men to Register for the Draft Violate the Constitution? The Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether one of the last sex-based distinctions in federal law should survive now that women can serve in combat.”

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“Does Requiring Only Men to Register for the Draft Violate the Constitution? The Supreme Court has been asked to decide whether one of the last sex-based distinctions in federal law should survive now that women can serve in combat.” ” Adam Liptak will have this new installment of his “Sidebar” column in Tuesday’s edition of The New York Times.

Lawyer gets stayed suspension for ‘unintelligible’ brief; she said she mistakenly filed the draft version

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An Ohio lawyer chided for submitting an appellate brief that was “inadequate, incoherent and unintelligible” will receive a stayed suspension from law practice. Lawyer…

State ethics officials may draft new version of lawyer-bias ban after dropping appeal of adverse ruling

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Pennsylvania ethics officials have withdrawn a federal appeal that sought to reinstate an ethics rule banning lawyers from knowingly manifesting bias or engaging in discrimination…

Justices grant state secrets case, won’t tackle male-only draft

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The court also turned down a challenge to the requirement that only men register for the draft, with three justices explaining that Congress is examining the issue right now. The post Justices grant state secrets case, won’t tackle male-only draft appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

FCC Releases Draft Order on Changes to Children’s Television Rules – Action Expected July 10

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In anticipation of its July 10 open meeting, the FCC last week released its draft Order making changes to its rules requiring television stations to broadcast specific amounts of educational and informational programming directed to children. The FCC draft Order also would change some of the specific requirements for station’s primary video channel. The draft Order contains many other changes – and is worth careful review by all television operators.

House Democrats draft impeachment resolution against Trump for ‘incitement of insurrection’

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Democrats in the House of Representatives have circulated a draft of a new article of impeachment against President Trump charging him with “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the January 6 attack on the US Capitol during congressional vote counting. ” According to the draft, Trump’s false claims and efforts to subvert the certification of the 2020 presidential election results “foreseeably resulted” in the 6 January violence.

FCC Releases Draft Order to Abolish FCC Form 397 Mid-Term EEO Report

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Along with the draft NPRM we wrote about yesterday to consider changes to the FCC’s rules for granting new construction permits for noncommercial stations and LPFMs, the FCC last week issued another draft order to be considered at its January 30 meeting, assuming that the partial government shutdown has been resolved and the FCC has returned to normal operations.

FCC Releases Draft Order to Eliminate Broadcasters’ Obligations to File Contracts, Relying on Online Public File to Make Documents Available

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The FCC this week released its draft order proposing to eliminate the requirement that broadcasters file certain contracts relating to ownership and control with the Commission. Certain other clarifications about the disclosure of such documents were contained in the draft order, which is expected to be adopted at the FCC meeting on October 23. The draft agreement also would allow the redaction of proprietary information from any of these documents.

FCC Releases Draft Order to Eliminate Broadcasters’ Obligations to File Contracts, Relying on Online Public File to Make Documents Available

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC this week released its draft order proposing to eliminate the requirement that broadcasters file certain contracts relating to ownership and control with the Commission. Certain other clarifications about the disclosure of such documents were contained in the draft order, which is expected to be adopted at the FCC meeting on October 23. The draft agreement also would allow the redaction of proprietary information from any of these documents.

FCC Releases Draft AM Revitalization Order to Simplify Proofs of Performance

Broadcast Law Blog

Last week, the FCC released a draft of an order to simplify the proofing of AM stations. The FCC’s draft order provides that measurements only need be taken on the radials in an AM pattern that contain a monitoring point. For stations using MoM modeling to proof their facilities, the FCC’s draft order would make a number of changes to make the modeling process somewhat simpler. This order will be considered at the FCC’s September 26 meeting.

Gibraltar: Isolas LLP Assists With The Drafting Of Further Changes To The Proceeds Of Crime Act 2015, Including Legislation To Implement The FATF ‘Travel Rule' In Gibraltar - ISOLAS

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ISOLAS Partners Adrian Pilcher and Joey Garcia, and Associate Michael Adamberry have assisted Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar ("HMGoG"), the National Coordinator for Anti-Money Laundering

FCC Issues Draft Proposal To Revoke Rule Requiring Physical Copy of FCC Rules at All Broadcast Stations

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Yesterday, the FCC released a draft of their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to implement that change in the rules. That draft will be considered at the FCC meeting later this month (on September 26), after which a final copy of the NPRM will be released, and later published in the Federal Register setting formal comment dates.