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Biden speaks with Saudi king ahead of Khashoggi report’s release

Sandhills Express 26 Feb 2021
(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden spoke to King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Thursday — the two leaders’ first call amid pressure on his new administration to change the U.S ... Congress passed a law to force the Trump administration to release an unclassified version of that intelligence report, but Trump refused.

New Law Expands Chinese Coast Guard's Jurisdiction

The Maritime Executive 26 Feb 2021
As the administration sits within the Ministry of Transport rather than the CCG, such developments indicate that the new law is a threat not only because it allows the CCG to use force, but also because it expresses China’s determination to pursue ‘near-seas defence ...

Hunters and trappers disregard Wisconsin’s wolf kill target

The Journal 26 Feb 2021
Wisconsin law hands wolf hunters and trappers significant advantages during the season ... Wisconsin law requires the DNR to give 24-hour notice of wolf hunting zone closures, which means hunters and trappers can keep killing wolves for another day after a closure is announced.

Taylor Swift leads celebrations after US House passes LGBT+ rights act

The Independent 26 Feb 2021
The landmark law has been one of the most hotly debated of the Biden administration so far, expanding upon principles of anti-discrimination for the LGBT+ community that have been set out in Supreme Court rulings but which largely only exist in terms of legislation on a patchwork, state-by-state basis.

Trump Cabinet Members Urged Staffers to “Be the Resistance” Within Biden Admin

truthout 26 Feb 2021
The Trump administration had previously pushed for Congress to change civil service laws over concerns that Obama administration holdovers might “try to set up … roadblocks” for the new administration ... It might be difficult to fire some of these officials, but the Biden administration could reassign them.

Biden’s trade nominee vows ‘worker-centric’ model to protect jobs

Al Jazeera 26 Feb 2021
“From the testimony today, it’s clear that the Biden administration does not view tariffs as a moral issue ... Tai told senators that legal tools are needed to better protect US intellectual property besides the “Section 301” trade law used by the Trump administration to wage a tariff war against China.

IHC gives one month deadline for start of work on courts complex

Dawn 26 Feb 2021
Secretaries interior, law and justice and chief commissioner Islamabad appeared before the court. Secretary Law and Justice Raja Naeem Akbar informed the court that the Planning Commission would approve PC-I of the project in a day ... He pointed out that the special courts were working under the administrative control of the law ministry.

Judge rules city treated fire union unfairly

The Vindicator 26 Feb 2021
Law Director Jeff Limbian said Thursday he hadn’t seen the decision ... Sprague, a SERB administrative law judge ... Mayor Jamael Tito Brown’s administration — particularly fire Chief Barry Finley — and the firefighters union have had numerous disputes for the past three years.

US refugee agency for children at risk of maxing out capacity

ABC7 26 Feb 2021
Under the Trump administration, Amnesty International called the holding of minors at the facility "cruel and unlawful." ... President Joe Biden came to office vowing to unwind the prior administration's hardline immigration policies, signing a slew of executive actions and pushing for legislative reform.

Deputy Chief of Party, Advocacy Coordinator

Reliefweb 26 Feb 2021
Bachelor’s Degree or its international equivalent – in Law, International Relations, International Development, Public or Business Administration, Community Development, or related field; a graduate degree is desirable; ... characteristic protected under applicable law.

China's top court issues guideline to support Yangtze River conservation

People Daily 26 Feb 2021
The document also supports administrative agencies in clamping down on illegal sand mining in accordance with the law, and ensuring the smooth operation of major ecological restoration projects, said Yang.

Legislators hope to sweeten lemonade stand restrictions

The Star Democrat 26 Feb 2021
Currently, Maryland law ... GianCarlo Canaparo, a legal fellow specializing in over-criminalization and administrative law issues at the Heritage Foundation, testified that while health codes that regulate food providers are important, “common sense exceptions” should also be made.

Increasing number of unaccompanied children arriving at southern border setting off alarm bells for feds

Henry Herald 26 Feb 2021
Last year, as the pandemic gripped the country, the Trump administration invoked a public health law allowing border officials to turn away migrants apprehended at the border, including children, resulting in a low number of unaccompanied children being admitted to the US ... The Biden administration, however, has said it will not expel children.