Court upholds hog verdict; Smithfield announces settlement

Posted by Ron Richards A recent article that was written by Gary D. Robertson states a federal appeals court upheld 2018 jury verdict that awarding money to neighbors of a North Carolina industrial hog that made unbearable to live in peace because of noise and smell. The judges’ ruled that the jurors’ multimillion-dollar verdict in […]

Bill Bans Imports of Slave-Produced Goods

The President signed into law a bill passed by Congress banning U.S. imports of “fish caught by slaves in Southeast Asia, gold mined by children in Africa, and garments sewn by abused women in Bangladesh.” The law closes a loophole in an 85-year-old tariff law which allowed these products to be sold. Due to high demand […]

Administrative Rule May Not Be Protecting Farmers

Posted by Mike Elwell. A recent article written by David Pitt discusses a law regarding the protection of animal farmers, was recently withdrawn by the US agency after being delayed six months by President Trump. The reason for this rule being instated was so that farmers would have an easier time suing companies that were […]

Presidential Pardon – Article II

The district court judge dismissed the guilty verdict against Sheriff Joe Arpaio citing President Trump’s plenary power to pardon under Article II of the United States Constitution. “Prosecutor John Keller said it was appropriate to dismiss the case against Arpaio.”

The Age of Majority Differs from State to State

Posted by Mihran Naltchayan. Watching the news earlier, I heard a report that the juvenile ages among the states in the United States are all different. I always thought that any person eighteen or younger is considered a juvenile. That is a false assumption on my part. In New York, Connecticut, and North Carolina, a juvenile […]

The Age of Majority Differs from State to State

Posted by Mihran Naltchayan. Watching the news earlier, I heard a report that the juvenile ages among the states in the United States are all different. I always thought that any person eighteen or younger is considered a juvenile. That is a false assumption on my part. In New York, Connecticut, and North Carolina, a juvenile […]

Uber Likely to Face Many State Lawsuits After Breach

Posted by Hongkun Ma. On Nov. 22nd, the ride-hailing app company Uber Technologies Inc. paid hackers $100,000 to conceal an incident that Uber revealed 57 million users’ personal information like names, phone numbers and addresses around the world. 600,000 Uber drivers’ license numbers also were released. Whether the incident violated state law is being investigated […]

Presidential Pardon – Article II

The district court judge dismissed the guilty verdict against Sheriff Joe Arpaio citing President Trump’s plenary power to pardon under Article II of the United States Constitution. “Prosecutor John Keller said it was appropriate to dismiss the case against Arpaio.”