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OCR Announces Intention to Move Forward With Development of Methodology to Distribute Enforcement Funds to Victims of HIPAA Violations

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) updated its agenda, outlining proposed and final rules as well as pre-rule document releases for 2018. A notable, and highly anticipated, advance notice of proposed rulemaking included on the agenda indicates OCR will seek … Continue reading

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Document: Judge Allows "Kill List" Lawsuit to Go Forward

Judge Rosemary Collyer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today issued a ruling that will allow a lawsuit challenging aspects of the targeted killing program to go forward. Granting the government's motion to dismiss in part … Continue reading

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AT&T’s least favorite net neutrality bill takes another step forward

Enlarge / Net neutrality supporter protests the FCC's repeal outside a federal building in Los Angeles, California on November 28, 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Ronen Tivony | NurPhoto) A California bill that would impose the nation's strictest net neutrality … Continue reading

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Alaska Ranger Sinking Crewmember Comes Forward

It has been 10 years since the tragic 2008 sinking of the 190-foot fishing vessel Alaska Ranger, which claimed the lives of five of the 47 crewmen aboard. During a 3-year investigation, conflicting findings regarding the cause of the accident … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit Vacates DOL Fiduciary Rule While SEC Pushes Forward with Goal of Fiduciary Duty Reform

On March 15, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit elected, in a 2-1 decision, to vacate the Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Fiduciary Rule.  In doing so, the Fifth Circuit overturned the Fiduciary Rule in its … Continue reading

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