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DOL Implements New Rule Addressing Compensation Rates Under LHWCA

The Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation program has implemented a new rule addressing provisions on maximum and minimum compensation rates payable under Section 6[c] of the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. The DOL proposed specific rules to … Continue reading

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Addressing Uncertain Forgone Benefits of Deregulatory Actions

Early in his presidency, President Donald J. Trump issued Executive Order 13,771, which requires agencies to identify candidate rules for deregulation. Because agencies have dozens, if not hundreds, of deregulatory options available to them, their selection and justification of specific … Continue reading

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Provisions addressing terminating the appointment of a Special Counsel

In May 2017 Acting Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein appointed Robert S. Mueller III, a former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as Special Counsel pursuant to the authority set out in 28 CFR 600. Mr. Mueller serves at … Continue reading

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Addressing the International Legal Challenges of Genetic Engineering

Thanks to rapid advances in genetic technology, scientists can give cells cancer-fighting capabilities and improve athletic performance with genes that help build muscle faster. But this new gene editing technology raises serious ethical concerns. In a recent keynote at the … Continue reading

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The Unrecognized Warzone: Addressing PTSD in NICU Parents

It is well known that returning soldiers often develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a condition marked by flashbacks to a trauma, hyperalertness, avoidance of situations that trigger upsetting memories, and negative emotions such as guilt or shame. However, fewer people … Continue reading

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