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D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases [Video]

  From the Lawyers.com newsroom, Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine explains how a D.C. appellate court is jeopardizing workplace rights. In Noel Canning v. NLRB, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that President Obama’s three recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional. The court vacated an unfair labor practice ruling, on the grounds that the NLRB lacked a legitimate quorum when it issued its decision. The National Labor Relations Board protects worker’s rights. As one …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Government gun rights by Aaron Kase  
Obama Signs 23 Executive Orders Aimed at Gun Violence

President Barack Obama announced the recommendations of Vice President Joe Biden’s gun task force today, suggesting new legislation to Congress for expanded background checks and an assault weapons ban, as well as signing 23 executive orders aimed at combating gun violence. “This is our first task as a society — keeping our children safe,” the president said. “We can respect the Second Amendment while keeping an irresponsible, law-breaking few from inflicting harm on a massive scale.” Among the executive orders, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Michele Bowman  
9/11 Remembered

On the 11th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on America, the country continues to honor and mourn the loss of emergency workers and civilians, and its leaders emphasize a spirit of lasting unity and strength. In New York, the day arrived much the same as that crystal-clear fall morning that is indelibly etched into the consciousness of the nation. “It is a solemn day, but it is also a day of service,” says the U.S. Department of Justice in …

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