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Immigration Attorney Carrie Rosenbaum Analyzes Federal Pre-Emption and 3rd Circuit Decision on Hazelton Anti-Immigrant Housing and Employment Ordinances

In this Analysis, Carrie Rosenbaum explains Lozano v. City of Hazleton , 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 18835 (3d Cir. Pa. Sept. 9, 2010) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the long-awaited Third Circuit decision on the City of Hazleton's...

Judge: Lawsuit Over Health Overhaul Can Go To Trial

PENSACOLA, Fla. - (AP) Crucial pieces of a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's health care overhaul can go to trial, with a judge ruling Thursday he wants to hear more arguments over whether it's constitutional to force citizens to buy health insurance. In a written ruling, U.S. District...

Florida Judge Finds Individual Mandate In Health Care Act Unconstitutional

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- (Mealey's) A Florida federal judge on Jan. 31 struck down as unconstitutional the individual mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and, finding that the provision is not severable, held that the entire act must be declared void ( State of Florida...

Troutman Sanders: Obama Administration Chooses 7 Electric Transmission Projects for Accelerated Permitting and Construction

On October 5, 2011, the Obama Administration announced that it would "accelerate" permitting and construction of seven proposed electric transmission lines. These projects will serve as pilot demonstrations of streamlined processes and increased cooperation among federal, state and tribal authorities...