Patriot Ledger quoting Karen Pita Loor, School of Law “The state’s highest court has ruled that Massachusetts court officers – and potentially all state and local law enforcement officials – do not have the authority to detain people suspected of being in the country illegally, even if asked to do so by federal officials…” Expert […]
Boston Globe quoting David Rossman, School of Law “Tax rates and questions of local control have dominated the conversation surrounding the Legislature’s rewrite of the voter-approved marijuana law…” Expert quote: “…relatively unusual in a statute.” View full article.
Boston Herald quoting Wendy Mariner, School of Law/ School of Public Health “The apparent failure of Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare has left the party in disarray and the future of the health care system in limbo — and President Trump says he’s ready to ‘let Obamacare fail…’” Expert quote: “If the ACA stays in […]
Reuters quoting David Webber, School of Law “This could be the start of something huge: Securities and Exchange Commissioner Michael Piwowar said in a speech Monday to the Heritage Foundation that the SEC is open to the idea of allowing companies contemplating initial public offerings to include mandatory shareholder arbitration provisions in corporate charters…” Expert […]
National Law Journal quoting Michael Harper, School of Law “As the business community awaits a federal appellate court decision on the National Labor Relations Board’s definition of “joint employer,” another key labor case—one that also looks at the relationships between companies—is moving forward in the U.S. Supreme Court…” View full article.
Forbes quoting Michael Harper, School of Law “Age discrimination is widespread, well documented and, sadly, deeply entrenched in the American workplace…” Expert quote: “You have to amend the statutes and that’s not likely in the current political climate.” View full article.
CNS News quoting Jack Beermann, School of Law “Conservatives groups such as the Judicial Crisis Network and the Heritage Foundation are asking Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) to move forward and confirm President Donald Trump’s nominations for federal court vacancies…” Expert quote: “They left the Supreme Court seat open for almost a year.” […]
The Daily Caller quoting Michael Harper, School of Law “Congress is examining an Obama-era labor policy that Republicans say is a big threat to small businesses and entrepreneurs…” Expert quote: “Those words have not been interpreted and what they mean will not be clear.” View full article.
Washington Post by Sarah Sherman-Stokes, School of Law “America’s immigration judges have long been overburdened and under-resourced. One immigration judge has compared her job to ‘doing death-penalty cases in a traffic-court setting’…” View full article.
Boston Globe quoting Jay Wexler, School of Law “Coming up with a novel way to celebrate the Fourth of July is not easy after 240 years, and tweeting the Declaration of Independence, line by line, as National Public Radio did this week, seems as good as any…” Expert quote: “Anybody who’s pointing the finger that somebody […]