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Opinions – 1/17/13 – U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals

Administrative Law Regulatory action as “rule making” BOTTOM LINE: The Department of Labor’s suspension of various regulations for temporary agricultural workers and reinstatement of prior regulations constituted “rule making” under Administrative Procedure Act, and by failing to provide meaningful opportunity ...

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Joe Surkiewicz: The changing face of civil legal need in P.G. County

Starting in 2008, the face of low-income clients in Prince George’s County desperate for free civil legal services took a dramatic turn. Family law clients took a back seat to people under the threat of losing their homes to foreclosure. ...

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Cardin co-sponsoring voter suppression bill

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ben Cardin says he plans to introduce a bill creating new criminal and civil penalties for voter suppression. The Maryland Democrat says he plans to introduce the bill Wednesday along with New York Sen. Charles Schumer. Cardin ...

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Exelon-Constellation hearing starts on a civil note

The first day of a regulatory hearing over Exelon Corp.’s acquisition of Constellation Energy Group Inc. began Monday on a markedly civil note as the leaders from both companies fielded questions about management policy, corporate structure and how the firms ...

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