Arizona Legal News

  • Apparently there are trampoline parks in Arizona (where have I been?) and new tougher regulations are being implemented, including increased insurance minimums.  [MyFoxPhx]
  • Some states are pushing legislation to try to increase the access of terminally ill patients to experimental drugs without the federal government’s approval.  Will the drug makers side with the states or the federal government?  [AzCentral]
  • A Federal Communications Commission study found that cable prices are rising at three times the rate of inflation.  Studies are nice, but what is the FCC going to do about it?  [BGR]
  • Another inmate died of apparent suicide while serving out a two and a half year term for marijuana violations and incarcerated in the Arizona Department of Corrections. [ABC15]
  • The Federal Communications Commission is under pressure from the courts, trade groups and public on net neutrality.  Here is a cheat sheet to help understand the options.  [ReadWrite]
  • Wage and hour issues are becoming a hot topic in civil rights litigation. Large corporations are coming under scrutiny. [Salon]
  • A federal court is hearing arguments on the conditions for Guantánamo detainees.  The court is hearing arguments whether the United States government can force feed a Syrian prisoner who has refused food.  The Guantánamo detainees have been staging hunger strikes since 2005 to protest their conditions. [MSNBC]

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s