Justices strike down federal sports gambling law Updated Posted Mon, May 14th, This post was updated with additional analysis at 3: Today the justices ruled that a federal law that bars states from legalizing sports betting violates the anti-commandeering doctrine. Their decision not only opens the door for states around the country to allow sports betting, but it also could give significantly more power to states generally, on issues ranging from the decriminalization of marijuana to sanctuary cities.
Clemency recommendation draws motion for transparency The Supreme Court today recommended that Governor Jerry Brown pardon former State Senator Roderick Wright, but a public interest organization is asking the court to open up the records it reviewed in making that recommendation.
The court has approved many recommendation requests lately see, e. Posted by David Ettinger at 9: In September, the federal court asked for help determining whether a state prevailing wage law applies to certain workers on part of a publicly funded safety project for commuter trains.
Posted by David Ettinger at 4: Posted by David Ettinger at That calendar includes one of the high-profile pension cases pending before the court — Cal Fire Local v. The article also discusses the question whether Groban could participate in the Cal Fire matter or would recuse himself because he is a senior aide to Governor Brown, whose office is litigating the case.
Whether or not he participates in the oral argument, if he is not recused, a Justice Groban would rule on any rehearing petition filed after the court issues its opinion.
Posted by David Ettinger at 2: Compare the opinion today with the last opinion using the old style. The opinion has justified margins both right and left, and the top of each page repeats the case name and identifies whose opinion it is.
Posted by David Ettinger at 1: The Supreme Court also disapproves a Third District opinion. The challenge was brought by some grape growers and shippers who claimed their grapes are superior to grapes in general and objected that having to pay assessments for the advertising violated their free speech rights under the state Constitution.
The pro tems are assigned on a mostly alphabetical basis after they have served on the Court of Appeal for more than one year. Sweetwater Union School District v. She sat on the December calendar. He sat on the February calendar. She sat on the January calendar. Posted by David Ettinger at 7: Commission on State Mandatesit will be the first decision since September That gap is normal for this time of year.
The case was the only civil case of the five argued on the September calendar. Briefs here ; oral argument video here.
How the Supreme Court's Ruling on Sports Gambling Will Pave the Way for Marijuana Legalization have legalized medical marijuana. Eventually, a court will have to opinion of the Supreme. The Nevada Supreme Court agreed that such reasoning applies to the medical-marijuana registry. “Nevada law does not compel anyone to seek a registry identification card, and if an individual does apply, Nevada law does not impose criminal or civil penalties on them if they do not complete the application,” the court concluded. Nevada Supreme Court to Reconsider Ruling on Marijuana Sarah Parfitt July 31, Nevada Marijuana News The Nevada Supreme Court is being asked to consider reversing its ruling on refusing to end fees for medical marijuana patients.
County of San Diego raises this issue: Meehan is the pro tem. The opinion can be viewed Monday starting at Posted by David Ettinger at 5: Actions of note included: The court granted review in Monster Energy Company v. Schechterlimiting the issues to these: One grant of review and two grant-and-holds in cases regarding whether the California Environmental Quality Act CEQA requires environmental review for the placement of water wells.
Stanislaus Countyan unpublished opinion from the same Fifth District panel that decided the Protecting Our Water matter and reaching the same conclusion. Using its deferential standard of reviewit approved 10 more requests, for: The court issued a grant-and-hold order in Geiser v.
Action on that case is deferred pending a decision in FilmOn v. The court denied review in People v. Rodriguezbut depublished the opinion of the Fourth District, Division One.
The court depublished the opinion in Time Warner Cable v. There were three criminal case grant-and-holdsfour former grant-and-holds dismissed or transferred, and eight criminal case grant-and-transfers.Aftermath regular session. Amendment 2 required that regulations for the department of health's medical marijuana program be set for the issuance of identification cards, qualifications and standards of care givers, and rules for the registration of medical marijuana treatment centers by July 3, , which was six months after the effective date.
Mindspark Interactive. Help Uninstall EULA Privacy Uninstall EULA Privacy. May 14, · [NOTE: This post was updated with additional analysis at p.m.] The 10th Amendment provides that, if the Constitution does not either give a power to the federal government or take that power away from the states, that power is reserved for the states or the people themselves.
The Supreme Court. How the Supreme Court's Ruling on Sports Gambling Will Pave the Way for Marijuana Legalization have legalized medical marijuana. Eventually, a court will have to opinion of the Supreme. CARSON CITY — The Nevada Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the state’s medical marijuana registry in a unanimous decision issued this week.
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