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Supreme Court Narrows Scope of Injunction

By Schonauer Law on Jun 26, 2017 at 06:12 PM in Law News

Today, the Supreme Court narrowed the scope of the injunctions against President Trump’s second executive order commonly referred to as the Travel Ban.

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The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. (US Const. amend. X).

By Schonauer Law on Feb 24, 2017 at 07:26 PM in Law News

A recent Harvard–Harris Poll reports that 80% of respondents support the president's crack down on sanctuary cities. This blog discusses the balance of power and state obligations to detain individuals for the federal government.

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Quick Primer

By Schonauer Law on Feb 07, 2017 at 10:41 PM in Law News

STATE OF WASHINGTON, ET AL.,
Plaintiffs-Appellees,
v.
DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, ET AL.,
Defendants-Appellants. ________________
On Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
Civil Action No. 2:17-cv-00141-JLR
The Honorable James L. Robart

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Overtime Pay for Farmworkers

By Schonauer Law on Sep 13, 2016 at 02:17 PM in Law News

Under Assembly Bill 1066, authored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) and signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown, California agricultural workers will receive overtime pay if they work over eight hours a day. The new law will be phase-in over a four-year period beginning in 2019.

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California state Democratic lawmakers have two competing bills to mandate prison sentences where a defendant rapes without force.

By Schonauer Law on Sep 01, 2016 at 02:34 PM in Law News

In June, Brock Turner, 20, was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on a university campus. The case was highly criticized.

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Settlement For Millennium Health of Rancho Bernardo

By Schonauer Law on Aug 18, 2016 at 03:12 PM in Law News

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement in excess of $250 million with a San Diego County company accused of billing Medicare, Medicaid and other federal health programs for unnecessary tests.

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Senate Bill 277 Faces a Challenge in Federal Court

By Schonauer Law on Aug 12, 2016 at 06:35 PM in Law News

A group called Education4All is asking a federal judge to delay the enforcement of California Senate Bill 277 requiring all students in California public schools to be vaccinated until all legal challenges are resolved.

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Class-action Lawsuit Against Volkswagen

By Schonauer Law on Aug 04, 2016 at 04:18 PM in Law News

A group of retirement funds from around the United States have filed a class-action lawsuit against Volkswagen in California.

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Double Eagle Gold Coins

By Schonauer Law on Aug 03, 2016 at 11:58 PM in Law News

On Monday, a federal appeals court held that 10 "double eagle" 1933 $20 gold pieces, estimated to be worth several million dollars each, belong to the U.S. government, not the Pennsylvania family that possessed it for decades, the Langbord family.

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On the Road

By Schonauer Law on Jul 29, 2016 at 04:56 PM in Law News

California courts and regulatory agencies are working on major changes to California’s $28 billion transportation sector as self-driving vehicles share the road with Uber and Lyft.

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