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usaFederal court holds that Uber drivers are independent contractors        

Source: Jurist

April 12, 2018

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[JURIST] A federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania [official website] on Thursday has found [opinion, PDF] that Uber limousine drivers are independent contractors and not employees for the purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) [materials] and similar Pennsylvania state laws. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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lgtbiMaryland House passes LGBTQ law to protect youth from conversion therapy               

Fuente: Jurist

April 05, 2018

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[JURIST] Maryland’s House of Delegates [official website] passed a bill [text, PDF] on Wednesday banning the controversial practice of conversion therapy on LGBTQ youth. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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usaIndiana approves bill to allow DACA recipients to obtain professional licenses               

Source: Juris

March 15, 2018

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[JURIST] Indiana’s House approved a bill [SB 419 materials] Wednesday that lifts prohibitions that kept those previously protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) [JURIST news archive] program from obtaining professional licenses for dozens of occupations including cosmetology and nursing. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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usaFederal judge rules Trump had right to end DACA         

Source: Jurist

March 07, 2018

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[JURIST] A federal judge in Maryland on Monday rejected [PDF, text] a challenge to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Child Arrival (DACA) program, an Obama-era immigration policy that protects undocumented children. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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derecho_01Supreme Court holds Congress may retroactively take property into trust for Native American tribes              

Source: Jurist

February 27, 2018

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[JURIST] A plurality of the US Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday held [opinion, PDF] that Congress possesses the legislative powers to retroactively immunize the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) from suit for taking property into trust for the benefit of Native American tribes. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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derecho_02Supreme Court holds detained immigrants have no right to periodic bond hearings  

Source: Jurist

February 27, 2018

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[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday held 5-3 [opinion, PDF] that Chapter 12 of Title 8 of the US Code [text, PDF] does not afford detained immigrants, including permanent residents, “the right to periodic bond hearings” and that the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] misapplied the canon of constitutional avoidance [Cornell LII backgrounder] in imposing an implicit six-month time limit on an alien’s detention under chapter 12. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

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usaSupreme Court rejects victims’ claims to collect damages from Iran   

Source: Jurist

February 22, 2018

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 [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Wednesday declined to allow [opinion, PDF] victims of a terrorist attack to collect damages from Iran through attaching government property present in the US. Leer el resto de esta entrada »