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DOJ: Federal law doesn’t prohibit COVID-19 vaccine mandates

WASHINGTON - Lawyers with the Justice Department determined that federal law does not prohibit public agencies and private businesses from mandating COVID-19 vaccines under emergency use authorization according to an opinion posted by the DOJ on Monday, FOX News reported. Three major government entities – the U.S. Department of Veterans...
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Biden says 'long Covid' could qualify as a disability under federal law

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Monday that serious long-term Covid-19 cases could qualify as a disability, making federal protections and resources available to those suffering from the disease. Speaking at an event at the White House celebrating the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, he said that...
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Georgia wins OK for plan to spend $1.4B in federal school aid

ATLANTA - The U.S. Department of Education has approved Georgia’s plans to use $1.4 billion in federal coronavirus relief money. Federal officials already distributed two-thirds of the $4.2 billion that Georgia schools received under the American Rescue Plan, the relief bill backed by President Joe Biden. Most of the money,...

The Future Of Cannabis Law: From ‘Unthinkable’ To Essential

Lawyering for the cannabis industry used to mean practicing criminal defense, but these days, the field is wide open. The industry is broad, offering so much opportunity and change that lawyers in nearly every area of practice have something to contribute. To be the most valuable advisors in this fast-growing...

Under new law, displaying a firearm no longer constitutes reckless conduct

This story was updated July 27 at 3:30 p.m. to clarify New Hampshire’s minimum age requirements for the state’s concealed carry law. New Hampshire residents and visitors will no longer face reckless conduct charges for displaying a firearm, after Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill Friday creating a new exception.