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United States: Miller & Chevalier Pro Bono Client Exonerated After 13 Years Of Wrongful Incarceration - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Miller & Chevalier is pleased to announce the dismissal of charges against our long-time client, Kaleigh Smith, and his release from prison after 13 years of unjust incarceration.
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United States: Marin County, California Requires Small Employers To Provide Supplemental Paid Sick Leave - Littler Mendelson

The Marin County, California Board of Supervisors has enacted an urgency ordinance that requires employers in the County's unincorporated areas with 25 or fewer employees to provide...
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United States: Labor And Employment Rulemaking Prominent In President Biden's First Regulatory Agenda - Littler Mendelson

On June 11, 2021, the federal government released its unified federal regulatory agenda for spring 2021, which outlines regulatory and deregulation actions agencies
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United States: House Judiciary Committee's Anti-Monopoly Agenda - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

On Friday, June 11, lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee, led by Antitrust Subcommittee Chair David Cicilline (D-RI) and Ranking Member Ken Buck (R-CO), unveiled their bipartisan legislative...
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United States: Oregon Enacts Employment Protections For Hairstyles And Other Physical Characteristics Historically Associated With Race - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On June 11, 2021, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law House Bill 2935, also known as the CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair)...
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United States: From Ancient To Post-Modern: Arts, Antiquities, And U.S. AML - Miller & Chevalier Chartered

In this article, Litigation Member Matthew Reinhard discusses the new compliance challenges that the art and antiquities markets may face with the new regulations put in place by the 2021 Defense Authorization Act (DAA)...
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Hungary’s classrooms have become the new battleground for the war on ‘LGBT ideology’ | Mark Gevisser

Viktor Orban has used a new law to equate gay people with paedophiles. He’s not the first to use this tacticLast week, the Hungarian parliament banned any portrayal of homosexuality or transgenderism to minors, in educational material or on television. Appending this to a law protecting children from child abuse, the country’s president, Viktor Orbán, drew an explicit connection between homosexuality and paedophilia. In so doing, he resorted to a canard that much of the world has long dispensed ...
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Kim Sister Derides US Official, Dismisses Chances for Talks

The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed prospects for an early resumption of diplomacy with the United States, saying that U_S_ expectations of talks would “plunge them into a greater disappointment.”.
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United States: IBOR Transition Digest - Mayer Brown

Welcome to the latest issue of Mayer Brown's IBOR Transition Digest—a periodic compendium of global regulatory and market developments and insights on the complex issues...
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United States: OSHA Releases Emergency Temporary Standards To Protect Healthcare Workers From COVID-19 Infection - Proskauer Rose LLP

On June 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") announced "an emergency temporary standard to protect healthcare workers from contracting coronavirus."
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United States: Company Settles SEC Charges For Cybersecurity Disclosure Controls Failures - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The SEC found that the company's information security personnel did not address or remediate the problem after learning of the vulnerability.
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United States: SEC Commissioner Urges Greater ESG Disclosure - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Headline on the front page of The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, June 15, 2021: "Oil Hits Pandemic High on Bets Green Shift Will Crimp Supply."
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United States: Software And Data Audits: Tips To Avoid The Traps (Podcast) - Mayer Brown

Licensees face financial risk and operational disruption in audits by their software and data vendors. Changes in technology are driving a current surge in those audits.
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United States: House FinTech Task Force Considers Implications Of CBDCs - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Rohan Grey, Assistant Professor of Law, Willamette University. Mr. Grey stated that policymakers should take into consideration that the digital fiat currency landscape is larger than that of CBDCs.
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United States: Pioneers And Pathfinders: Dan Rodriguez (Podcast) - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Dan Rodriguez is the Harold Washington Professor at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, having previously served as dean January 2012 through August 2018.
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United States: New York State Lifts Mandatory Industry Specific COVID-19 Guidelines Upon Reaching 70% Adult Vaccination Goal - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

One key rule remains in place, however. Masks are still required for those who are unvaccinated, as New York is still following CDC recommendations.
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United States: First CA Consumer Rights Requests Metrics Reporting Due - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

The deadline is fast approaching for businesses that buy, receive, sell, or share the personal information of 10 million or more California consumers to report their California Consumer Privacy Act...
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Iran Says U.S. Criticism of Election Is Meddling

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran accused the United States on Tuesday of interference for saying its presidential election on Friday was neither free or fair...
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The best Prime Day smartphone deals include discounts on phones from Apple, Google, and Samsung

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Prime Day 2021 is here, and we're seeing big discounts on phones from Google, OnePlus, and more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon Prime Day is here, and the sales event is a great time to buy a new phone, especially if you're an Android fan. This year's annual shopping event takes place on June 21 and 22, and we're seeing some great d...
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United States: What Community Associations Should Know From HOA Attorneys - Ward and Smith, P.A.

To date, nearly 27% of the state's population lives in some type of single-family home, townhome, or condominium development governed by a homeowners' association, also known as an HOA.
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United States: COVID-19: Face Coverings In California Workplaces: Amended Cal/OSHA Rules Expected June 17 - WilmerHale

The June 3 Revisions were set to go into effect no later than June 15.
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United States: Federal Court Certifies Class In Lawsuit Challenging Excessive Solitary Confinement In Illinois Prisons - Winston & Strawn LLP

On June 14, 2021, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois certified a class action challenging the constitutionality of the excessive use of extreme isolation ...
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United States: Videogame Streaming Platform Twitch Has Needed More Than Button-Mashing To Manage Challenging Legal Issues - Winston & Strawn LLP

Twitch, a live streaming platform, has become the world's most popular source of videogame broadcasts.
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United States: Licenses For Exports To Russia Related To Commercial Space Launches Must Be Granted By September 1, 2021 - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

As part of the United States' response to Russia's use of chemical weapons against Russian opposition figure Aleksey Navalny, the U.S. State Department applied a policy of denial to licenses...
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United States: Biden Administration Report Outlines Strategy To Invigorate Domestic Supply Chains - Holland & Knight

•The Biden Administration on June 8, 2021, released findings from a 100-day interagency domestic supply chain assessment of critical products and outlined a series of steps it will take in order to ...
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United States: OSHA Releases Long Awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard For Health Care Workers & Updates General Industry Guidance - Ballard Spahr LLP

Fulfilling a promise made early in the Biden Administration, on June 10, 2021, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) related to COVID-19.
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United States: Leopold Bloom's Longest Day Was Today - Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

On June 16, 1904, Leopold Bloom started his day at No. 7 Eccles Street in Dublin, Ireland with kidneys on his mind. Indeed, his first errand of the day was a trip around the corner to Dlugacz's for a pork kidney...
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United States: SEC Charges Company With Disclosure Controls Violation As A Result Of Cybersecurity Failure - Cooley LLP

Once again, a "control failure" is a lever used by SEC Enforcement to bring charges against a company, this time for failure to timely disclose a cybersecurity vulnerability.
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Anti-vax group mounts legal blitz to sow disinformation against vaccinations

Texas group the Informed Consent Action Network has capitalized on fear surrounding supposed vaccine mandatesJust as the Covid-19 vaccine rollout began in earnest in the United States, the Informed Consent Action Network (Ican) sent its subscribers a “legal update” on its war against employers and schools planning to require the shots.An unspecified number of organizations had supposedly dropped their mandates – one just after Ican took them to court – and the Texas-based anti-vaccination nonpro...
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