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Congresswoman Wilson Celebrates Supreme Court’s DACA Decision

Congresswoman Wilson Celebrates Supreme Court’s DACA Decision

MIAMI – Today, Congresswoman Wilson issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on the White House’s effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program:   “I am celebrating today’s landmark Supreme Court ruling that prohibits the Trump administration from rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program with the thousands of Hispanic and Haitian […]

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Police Brutality Transcends All Boundaries: How To Avoid Police Brutality

Police Brutality Transcends All Boundaries: How To Avoid Police Brutality

Police brutality involves practicing unwarranted force afflicting someone physically, psychologically, or emotionally by police, that constitutes an abuse of office or official misconduct. The police orchestrate the brutality in the prevention of an alleged crime outside the police procedure. There have been many efforts from individuals, communities and the public to cease or mitigate police […]

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7 Unexpected Accidents of Pedestrians at Daytime

7 Unexpected Accidents of Pedestrians at Daytime

Each year, the number of pedestrian fatalities continues to rise. In 2018, around 6,283 deaths were reported and this has been the highest number of death counts reported since 1990. You may have different transportation options but one fact remains: everyone is a pedestrian. At any time of the day, you may find yourself walking […]

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AFSCME President Lee Saunders Condemns George Floyd Killing

AFSCME President Lee Saunders Condemns George Floyd Killing

  WASHINGTON, DC – AFSCME President Lee Saunders released the following statement on the death of George Floyd:   “The killing of George Floyd was a shocking and heinous act of violence that demands accountability. There can be no public safety unless innocent, unarmed people of color feel safe walking the streets in their communities. “As […]

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Judge Renatha Francis, First Jamaican-American Appointed to the Florida Supreme Court

Judge Renatha Francis, First Jamaican-American Appointed to the Florida Supreme Court

MIAMI — Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of  Judge Renatha Francis to the Florida Supreme Court. Francis’ appointment fills the vacancy of former Florida Supreme Court Justice Robert Luck, who now serves on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit after being appointed by President Donald Trump. Francis will officially take […]

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Wilson Introduces Bill to Suspend Deportations to Haiti During Pandemic

Wilson Introduces Bill to Suspend Deportations to Haiti During Pandemic

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Wilson introduced the Haitian Deportation Relief Act, which calls for the suspension of deportations of Haitian nationals until the COVID-19 pandemic has ended in both the United States and Haiti. The legislation also requires the Department of Homeland Security prioritize migrants whose detention has been deferred and who do not pose a public safety […]

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ISGAP Calls for Justice for Ahmaud Arbery

ISGAP Calls for Justice for Ahmaud Arbery

Combating Racism and Antisemitism in the 21st Century Zoom Webinar Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – 11 a.m. ET Oxford, U.K.– In response to increased racism, antisemitism and xenophobia, ISGAP will hold a special online conference on Combating Racism and Antisemitism on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 11 a.m. EST, featuring leading scholars who will assess […]

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Is online gambling legal in New Jersey?

Is online gambling legal in New Jersey?

  Since online gambling was banned in the United States, many states have tried to legalize different activities associated to gambling. More than a decade later, the situation is far from being resolved, with small steps being made in the right direction. On a national and even state level, online gambling is like Schrödinger’s cat, […]

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Kevin A. Moore Explains the Process of Claiming Workers Compensation in Florida

Kevin A. Moore Explains the Process of Claiming Workers Compensation in Florida

Workers’ compensation is an important facet of employment law in the United States. Workers’ compensation allows employees who have been injured in the course of their jobs to receive compensation for illness or injury when the injury is a direct result of their working conditions. When employees have been injured on the job, frequently they […]

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DUI & Criminal Defense Lawyers: When to Get Legal Help

DUI & Criminal Defense Lawyers: When to Get Legal Help

When you are facing DUI charges, would you need a defense lawyer? Though you are very much entitled to represent yourself in court for DUI, it is often not a good thing to do. Most often it puts you at a disadvantage due to a lack of knowledge and skills. The judges may grow impatient […]

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