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New Jersey’s New Opioid Law: Concerns for Injured Workers

State ranks third in a nation for overdoses related to opioids Governor Christie recently signed SB 3 to set up a 5-day limit on initial opioid prescriptions in the State of New Jersey. We’ve asked Richard B. Rubenstein, the co-author of LexisNexis...

Daniel M. Kowalski
How Today’s Visa Restrictions Might Impact Tomorrow’s America

Samuel Granados, Washington Post, Feb. 21, 2017 - "Many tech companies and scholars have raised their voices against President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The hundreds of researchers and high-skilled workers who could be...

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Daniel M. Kowalski
Suits Challenging Confinement of Noncitizens Jump (TRAC, Feb. 21, 2017)

TRAC, Feb. 21, 2017 - "Habeas corpus filings in federal courts challenging the confinement of noncitizens have risen sharply. The latest available data from the federal courts show that during January 2017 the government reported 168 new habeas corpus...

Daniel M. Kowalski
The Immigration Court's Institutional Hearing Program: How Will It Be Affected (TRAC, Feb. 22, 2017)

TRAC, Feb. 22, 2017 - "Special Immigration Court hearings under the court's Institutional Hearing Program (IHP) appear slated for expansion under President Trump. A new directive, signed by Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly...

Daniel M. Kowalski
The Environmental Consequences Of A Wall On The U.S.-Mexico Border

Leah Donnella, NPR, Feb. 17, 2017 - "Environmentalists and civil rights activists say the proposed wall on the southern border with Mexico is a threat to the environmental rights of the people who live on both sides of the border."

Daniel M. Kowalski
History is Repeating Itself: PBS Frontline

History is Repeating Itself - "A law school professor is challenging Trump’s travel ban 25 years after he challenged the government as a student."