Tag Archives: Divided

How will property be divided in a New Jersey divorce?

Whether one is married young or old, many things are brought into a marriage. Even if something is not of much value, when most individuals marry, they are combining their property. For the most part, this is workable, as married … Continue reading

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The 116th Congress – How Divided Government May Impact the Healthcare Industry

The 116th Congress convened on January 3 with Democrats controlling the House for the first time since 2011 and Republicans maintaining their majority in the Senate. Divided government typically constrains Congress’s ability to pass broad, new legislative initiatives, while also … Continue reading

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En banc court again strikes down sugar-sweetened beverages warning, with divided and divisive reasoning

American Beverage Ass’ v. City & County of San Francisco, No. 16-16072 (9th Cir. Jan. 31, 2019)After the panel opinion striking down SF’s sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) disclosure was reheard by the en banc court in light of National Institute of … Continue reading

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Divided Supreme Court recommends clemency for two LWOP murderers, blocks it for three others

The Supreme Court today acted on five more clemency recommendation requests submitted by Governor Jerry Brown. All concern inmates serving life-without-parole sentences for murder. The court recommended clemency for two of them, but blocked it for the other three. Recommendations … Continue reading

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Divided Supreme Court blocks clemency for 4 more, green lights it for 1 [Updated]

Until recently, the Supreme Court had apparently not prevented a gubernatorial clemency grant since 1930. But, starting four weeks ago, the court has blocked clemency seven different times, including four on Friday and today. (See Sophia Bollag’s report — “Court … Continue reading

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