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In EU and US, virulent immigration debate strains solidarity, response

...administration is setting the stage for a sustained, uncontrolled influx from all over the world."Karen Tumlin, legal director of the National Immigration Law Center, hopes the U.S. draws a different message from the EU's crisis and heeds...
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My Turn: US Supreme Court has final say on Medicaid expansion

...perspective discussing the weaknesses of Gov. Bill Walker's unilateral Medicaid expansion. On Aug. 4, Mark Regan, the legal director of the Disability Law Center of Alaska, defended the Walker administration. Contrary to Mr. Regan's assertion...
My Turn: Walker doesn't need approval to expand Medicaid

...Legislature to get additional authorization because of the Supreme Court's decision, either.? Mark Regan is a former Juneau resident currently living in Anchorage who serves as the legal director of the Disability Law Center of Alaska.
NSA phone spying illegal, judge rules

...evaluating the ruling and added that it's working closely with Congress on reforms.Jameel Jaffer, ACLU deputy legal director and lead counsel in the case, said the decision "warrants a reconsideration of all of those programs, and it underscores...
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Feds: NC sheriff and deputies targeted Latinos

...reports of discriminatory policing by the Alamance County Sheriff's Office for years," said Chris Brook, the legal director of the ACLU of North Carolina. "The findings released today confirm our fear that such discriminatory tactics are...
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Court OKs no-knock searches

...He seems to be so far somewhat leaning to the prosecution side in the close cases," said Kent Scheidegger, legal director of the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation. "It's nice to have your expectation confirmed." Radley Balko, a policy...
Disability group sues restaurant since 1995 to provide better access. "In my opinion they are totally out of compliance," said Janel Wright, legal director of the law center. Turnagain House owner Philip G. Richter said he provides a portable ramp and welcomes customers...
Report: Alaska fish free of contaminant levels that affect public health

...waterways. "Preliminary test results show levels (of mercury) within acceptable guidelines," said Scott Edwards, legal director for the alliance, about studies being conducted in Alaska through the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation...
'Bong hits' ruling sides with district

...The court's ruling ... creates a drug exception to the First Amendment," said Steven Shapiro, national legal director for the American Civil Liberties Union. The case was one of the most closely watched school free-speech cases since...
9th Circuit Court of Appeals requires new blood

...nominations to the 9th Circuit have been pending for nearly a year with no action and no explanation. Scheidegger is the legal director of the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation in Sacramento, Calif.


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