The Sixth Edition of the Trial Manual for the Defense of Criminal Cases is now available.
This week, Montana’s Law and Justice Interim Committee is scheduled to meet and discuss updating Montana’s sexual assault laws, including updating the definition of sexual consent.
The New York Department of Financial Services has released an extensively revised cybersecurity regulation applicable to the wide variety of financial services companies regulated by the NYDFS.
From a U.S. Senate election in 1978 to a gubernatorial election in 1989 to two recent Attorney General elections, one in 2005 and another in 2013, Virginia has managed to reach closure of these disputed elections with relative dispatch—by mid-December in all four instances—and without contentious or protracted litigation.
The project specifically uses the phrase “duty to make reasonable settlement decisions,” rather than “duty to settle.” The Reporters use this phrase to emphasize that “duty to settle” is not entirely accurate; rather, there is a duty to make reasonable decisions in relation to settlement.
Many people are not aware that federal constitutional constraints on governmental action set forth in the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment do not apply to, or constrain, tribal government.