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EPA Announces Public Hearing And Publishes Proposed Rule On Renewable Fuel Standard Program

By Lynn L. Bergeson On July 3, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it was holding a public hearing for the proposed rule “Renewable Fuel Standard Program:  Standards for 2019 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2020” on July 18, … Continue reading

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Episode 010: “No, I won’t give you my Debit Card PIN Number” (FCOA Precedent: Acree, #17-1749, Legal standard to withdraw an appeal orally at BVA)

What is the Deep Issue in the Case? VA regulations provide that a veteran’s “appeal may be withdrawn as to any or all issues involved in the appeal.” 38 C.F.R. § 20.204(a). a statement made by a veteran at a board … Continue reading

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States Win and E-Retailers Lose as U.S. Supreme Court Alters Sales Tax Collection Standard

States can now require internet retailers to collect sales taxes even if the retailer has no physical presence in the state. In South Dakota v. Wayfair, the Supreme Court overturned its 1992 decision in Quill Corporation v. North Dakota, which … Continue reading

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Maryland’s Top Court to Decide Whether Physicians Should be Held to “Reasonable Person” Standard

When you seek medical attention of any kind, you expect to receive competent care. If you or someone close to you has been injured due to a medical professional’s negligence, you may be able to recover compensation through a medical … Continue reading

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NLRB Confirms That It Intends To Proceed With Rulemaking On Joint Employer Standard

On June 5, 2018, in response to a May 29, 2018 letter from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT), and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) Chairman John Ring confirmed that the NLRB … Continue reading

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