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Empowering  Women in Law Leadership Starting a law practice after encountering frustration as a partner or an associate in a traditional law firm is not uncommon for women attorneys. But growing a law practice from a solo or partnership practice … Continue reading

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"Defying Congress, Jeff Sessions Keeps Blocking Medical Marijuana Research"

The title of this post is the headline of this recent Reason piece by Mike Riggs, which gets started this way: It's been almost two years since the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) began accepting applications for new growers of research … Continue reading

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Asylum Applicants May Face New Rules From AG Sessions

Under the current U.S. immigration system, the U.S. Attorney General (AG) has substantial power to direct the interpretation of immigration laws. Current AG Jeff Sessions has taken recent actions to adjust the way that immigration courts decide asylum claims, which … Continue reading

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Sessions’ Rules Against Woman Previously Granted Asylum On Grounds of Domestic Abuse

On June 11, Attorney General Jeff Sessions vacated a 2016 decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals that could have significant consequences for victims of domestic abuse and gang violence who are applying for asylum in the United States. The … Continue reading

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Superfund Task Force Holds First of Eight Listening Sessions for Stakeholders, Focused on Expediting Settlement Negotiations

The Superfund Task Force, created in May 2017, issued a report in July 2017 proposing recommendations to streamline and strengthen the Superfund program. The Report contained five goals and 42 recommendations. In order to obtain input from stakeholders and the public … Continue reading

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