The big-ticket question at last week’s IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress in Brussels wasn’t on the agenda: Will members of the European Parliament and the European Council manage to bridge their differences and pass a new Data Protection Regulation amidst significant competing pressures from various stakeholders? … [Read more...] about From Brussels: The New EU Data Protection Regulation — Will they or won’t they? And if so, when?
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In Tallahassee, trial lawyer Eric Block calls a decision by the Duval County clerk of courts not to perform weddings, period, an embarrassment and says his law office also will perform same-sex weddings free of charge. He is hoping businesses will cooperate to help provide a more impressive setting. … [Read more...] about Law firms say they will perform free same-sex marriage ceremonies if court clerks won’t
The Sacramento Bee launched The State Worker blog in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day The Bee filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Subscribe to alerts on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs at sacbee.com/newsletters. Twitter: @TheStateWorker. … [Read more...] about This state worker wants to quit her union — but it won’t let her go
"Evidence points to use of encounters as a means to instil fear in the minds of criminals, and to raise the image of the state government and the police, in the public eye, as being tough on crime and criminals," said Citizens Against Hate, a civil society alliance, in a report in May. … [Read more...] about Indian state won’t ease crackdown on crime despite Apple manager’s death
Karpowitz said there is a significant possibility that "this decision will be overturned at the appellate court (level) or at the Supreme Court." He added that the argument the "entire law has to fail simply because Congress adjusted the penalty to zero for not having health insurance" is a finding that "at least some consider a big stretch." … [Read more...] about ACA ruling won’t have immediate impact on Utahns’ coverage, experts say