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Saturday, February 04, 2023

Thursday, February 2, 2023

A control group is not always needed, but be cautious about skipping one, and make sure it is an intentional and educated choice.
When criminal charges have been filed while civil litigation is pending, the dynamics of the civil litigation will change.
To be patentable, however, both designs and functional inventions must satisfy two requirements.
To reduce these disparities, less prosperous regions need inclusive regional economic development.
Today, as the federal government ends its mpox state of emergency, those clinics say bureaucracy is once again standing in the way.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The reduced flow in the river has forced major cutbacks for the states that rely on the river to supply water to as many as 40 million residents of the region.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Why did the chicken cross the road? Because he didn't have to use a crosswalk to get to the other side.
The state added 621,400 jobs, finally regaining the nearly 3 million that were initially lost during the COVID-19 pandemic as Gov. Gavin Newsom shut down major economic sectors. The year ended with a near record-low 4.1% unemployment.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Logical analysis may give structure to estate or trust negotiations. But each dispute will be based on factors that cannot consistently be evaluated and weighed against others.
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether states that foreclose and take equity beyond delinquent taxes violate the Fifth Amendment's takings clause and the Eighth Amendment's excessive fines clause.
A federal jury trial is scheduled for March 14 in Los Angeles for Christopher Kamon, who is accused of draining $8 million from the law firm's accounts.
Lawmakers from seven other states, including Connecticut, Hawaii, New York, Illinois and Washington were introducing new taxes for the rich on the same day.
The framework for distinguishing patents that claim laws of nature, natural phenomena, and abstract ideas from those that claim patent-eligible applications of those concepts is a two-step process.
In dismissing the latest iteration of the complaint, U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson found that the plaintiffs had failed to plead factual details proving that the company knowingly misled shareholders about sexual discrimination allegations and investigations in SEC filings.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

A phalanx of left-leaning legislators, led by Assemblyman Alex Lee, a San Jose Democrat, introduced the new measures – a bill and a constitutional amendment – as part of a nationwide drive by progressives for wealth taxes in California and other blue states. They hope that imposing wealth taxes at the state level would spur a national tax.
How will California respond after another wave of mass shootings – this time in Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay?
The motive remains unclear as law enforcement continues to investigate the massacre in Monterey Park, near Los Angeles, that claimed its 11th fatality on Monday — although some reports cited recent personal disputes and emotional problems.
The change means an estimated 6 million more people, including about 1 million military veterans, will eventually qualify for the tax-favored accounts, advocates for disabled people say.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Some advocates say the proposed school funding in the budget waters down the intent of the bill and will perpetuate the achievement gap for Black students.

Monday, January 23, 2023

Why hack corporate databases to get personal data? Just read the person's brainwaves instead.
State officials say we need to build 180,00 new units of housing each year to meet demand, even though the state's population has been slowly declining of late
While that particular policy changed last year and now children with Medi-Cal who are system-involved or have experienced trauma theoretically have access to benefits, the ability to actually receive care has not materially improved.

Friday, January 20, 2023

Coinbase sides with the majority view, lamenting in its petition that it has been forced to answer two complaints that seek to proceed as class actions and face imminent discovery
These disclosures promote compliance with rules of professional conduct, which require the client, and not an unnamed entity behind the scenes, to make an informed decision at various stages of litigation.
The only practical solution is for Congress to promptly act to increase the debt ceiling, which it recently did with bipartisan support on three occasions during the Trump Administration, to protect the full faith and credit of the United States.
Financial wisdom is a gift that can have lifelong rewards and last longer than a monetary gift.
Among the many other examples, albeit less spectacular, has been a chronic crisis in unemployment insurance, the program that's supposed to cushion the devastating effects on workers who lose their jobs and their families during the state's periodic recessions.
Although founded on fairness principles, Newsom's proposed tax will do little to address the underlying root causes of the price spikes
Sites that are operating under 50% capacity are scheduled to close before the end of January.

Thursday, January 5, 2023

The issue arose as a result of two standing orders issued by Judge Connolly. The first standing order requires non-governmental companies and corporations to disclose the name of every person all the way up the chain of ownership who has "a direct or indirect interest in the party."
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