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Arizona legal professional common: Pre-1901 abortion ban enforceableArizona legal professional common: Pre-1901 abortion ban enforceable

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s Republican legal professional common introduced Wednesday {that a} pre-statehood regulation that bans all abortions is enforceable and that he’ll quickly file for the elimination of an injunction that has blocked it for almost 50 years.

Legal professional Basic Mark Brnovich’s workplace stated after the US Supreme Court docket overturned its 1973 choice that stated abortion was a constitutional proper that he was weighing whether or not the previous regulation might be enforced.

His choice places him at odds with Republican Gov. Doug Ducey. The governor had stated after he signed a brand new regulation banning abortions

David Weiss: US attorney leading Hunter Biden probes refutes whistleblowers’ politicization claimsDavid Weiss: US attorney leading Hunter Biden probes refutes whistleblowers’ politicization claims



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US Attorney David Weiss, who is overseeing the Hunter Biden criminal probe, says in a letter obtained by CNN that he did not ask to be named as a special counsel and was never refused authority to bring charges anywhere in the country, refuting two key allegations from IRS whistleblowers.

Weiss’ comments, in a letter sent Monday to GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, went against claims from IRS whistleblower Gary Shapley and one of his deputies, who said they witnessed political interference in the investigation of President Joe Biden’s son.

They testified to Congress that during

Rare WA Attorney General opinion to decide if Franklin commissioners must repay thousandsRare WA Attorney General opinion to decide if Franklin commissioners must repay thousands

The Washington Attorney General’s Office will issue a formal opinion on whether Franklin County commissioners wrongly approved increases to their fringe benefits paid to them instead of medical benefits.

Franklin County Prosecutor Shawn Sant sent a letter June 20 to the AG’s office requesting an opinion on the issue that has divided the county courthouse.

But it’s unclear when the opinion will be finished because it will take time to research, according to a June 26 letter signed by two deputy solicitor generals in the AG’s office.

“Our goal is to process this formal opinion as thoroughly and quickly as

GA Appeals Court Affirms that Board of Commissioners Acted in a Legislative Capacity When Placing Condition on a Rezoning and not in a Quasi-Judicial CapacityGA Appeals Court Affirms that Board of Commissioners Acted in a Legislative Capacity When Placing Condition on a Rezoning and not in a Quasi-Judicial Capacity

This post was authored by Tyler Doan, Esq.

Cook Communities (Cook) bought roughly 32.6 acres of land in Hall County to build approximately 200 attached townhomes. At the time of purchase, the land was zoned for agricultural housing. Cook sought to have the zoning map changed and the property rezoned as planned residential development. Cook argued that a denial of its request would be “an unconstitutional restriction on the use of the property” and “abolish or damage [its] property rights” without fair and just compensation in violation of both state and federal constitutions. In January of 2022 the local planning

Second Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Selective Enforcement and Equal Protection Claims in Treehouse Permitting CaseSecond Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Selective Enforcement and Equal Protection Claims in Treehouse Permitting Case

This post was authored by Amy Lavine, Esq.

in Lepper v. Scordinothe Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of selective enforcement and class-of-one equal protection claims involving a treehouse that was built without a permit.

The court first explained that on a selective enforcement claim, a plaintiff must show that “(1) the person, compared with others similarly situated, was selectively treated, and (2) the selective treatment was motivated by an intention to discriminate on the basis of impermissible considerations, such as race or religion, to punish or inhibit the exercise of constitutional rights, or by a malicious

Rabbis who caused fatal adult home fire in NY get plea for no jail timeRabbis who caused fatal adult home fire in NY get plea for no jail time

NEW CITY, NY − With more than 100 firefighters and supporters chanting “No plea deal” and denouncing a New York district attorney outside the courthouse, two rabbis pleaded guilty in no jail time to causing a double fatal adult home fire in March 2021.

As part of the deal, Nathaniel Sommer pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree manslaughter, a felony, and is expected to be sentenced to five years probation. His son, Aaron, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor, which will carry a sentence of three years probation.

Rockland County Court Judge Kevin Russo

Senators ask attorney general to scrutinize deal as commission claims PGA Tour was ‘left on our own’ to fight PIFSenators ask attorney general to scrutinize deal as commission claims PGA Tour was ‘left on our own’ to fight PIF

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) sent a letter Tuesday to Attorney General Merrick Garland and Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter pleading them to further inspect the PGA Tour’s deal with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund to house commercial operations under a new entity.

In the letter, which was obtained by ESPN, Warren and Wyden wrote the deal would “enable the Saudi government’s efforts to ‘sports wash’ its egregious human rights record” and “raises an array of potential legal and regulatory issues, including relating to the PGA Tour’s non-profit tax status and antitrust law.”

The senators argued the

NY Appellate Court Holds that 30-Day Statute of Limitations Restriction Applies to Waterfront Consistency Review which was also Part of the Site Plan ReviewNY Appellate Court Holds that 30-Day Statute of Limitations Restriction Applies to Waterfront Consistency Review which was also Part of the Site Plan Review

This post was authored by Tyler Doan, Esq.

Respondent submitted a major site plan application to the City of Buffalo Planning Board seeking approval of the construction of four apartment buildings. On November 8, 2021, the Planning Board issued a negative declaration pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act and a waterfront consistency review finding that the project was consistent with the City of Buffalo’s Local Waterfront Revitalization Program. On January 10, 2022, the Planning Board voted to approve the site plan with conditions. On March 6, 2022 Petitioners commenced an Article 78 proceeding seeking to annul the waterfront