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Sunday, April 22, 2018


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James J. Eisen has spent more than 25 years of his legal career handling issues surrounding the renewable energy industry.

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The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals further entrenched a three-way circuit split over whether investments should be considered debt or equity for the purposes of tax law.


Phoenix Chief Presiding Hearing Officer Rosemarie Gavin has followed her law career wherever it has taken her - even to law librarian school - and she believes she’s far better off for being flexible.
Taming professional liability trends and costs
The adage “God helps those that help themselves” is often attributed to the Bible, but it isn’t to be found there, any more than “Play it again, Sam” is found in “Casablanca.”
Teachers call for 20% pay increase, restored per-pupil funding during rally
About 2.500 teachers and education advocates wearing #RedForEd rallied at the Arizona State Capitol on Wednesday evening, calling for a 20 percent increase in teacher salaries and the restoration of per-pupil funding for public schools to 2008 levels.
Judge asks why criminal probe of SeaWorld must delay civil case
A federal judge ordered the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday to provide more information about why a criminal investigation of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. should necessitate a continuing stay of certain discovery in a shareholder lawsuit involving the company.
School shootings and the Obama admin’s broken PROMISE
In the nearly two months since crazed gunman Nikolas Cruz opened fire at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida in his own version of the Valentine’s Day Massacre, we have been treated to the usual calls for more gun control, and even a nationwide, designed-to-appear-spontaneous social media outpouring of youth, complete with marches on the capitol, rallies in cities across the nation, and well-orchestrated nationwide classroom walkouts.
City to sue state over sanctuary
Huntington Beach says the law is unconstitutional

The Huntington Beach City Council has voted to become the first city to file a lawsuit against California over a state “sanctuary” law that it said violates the state constitution.
Before rushing to file your taxes, consider your audit profile
Tax filing time is upon us again, and the deadlines are not optional.
Lawyers: DOJ directive speeds deportation cases
A new directive that places case completion quotas on immigration judges is the latest move by the U.S. Department of Justice to speed cases through the deportation system.
Phoenix attorney Ruth Carter explains how to protect your rights to blogs and other online collective works.
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney Patrick F. Welch discusses his participation with the Arizona-Mexico Commission and how Jennings Strouss attorneys can assist clients with business transactions in Arizona.
Jennings Strouss & Salmon's Managing Attorney J. Scott Rhodes discusses client selection and ways that seeking counsel can help attorneys manage client relations.
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney Patrick F. Welch discusses vehicle dealer bonds.

Attorney General Eric Holder responds to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Voting Rights act.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne explains how Arizona is still able to ensure voters are actually citizens before they register to vote.
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, announced the May opening of its Yuma office. Shanna Bowman Orlich and Wayne Smith will be the primary attorneys at the Jennings Strouss Yuma office. 
Arizona State Bar Admission Cermony
The Arizona Supreme Court expects an opinion in the State v. Boyston case, which involved a brutal triple homicide. Here are the oral arugments for that case, heard on Oct. 12, 2012.
Video of the Arizona Supreme Court's open discourse.
These oral arguments arise on automatic appeal arises from Defendant Efren Medina’s death sentence for the murder of Carle Hodge on September 30, 1993.
In a case that pits the Parents Bill of Rights against voluntary consent of drawing blood, oral arguments made last week will decide the fate of evidence against Tyler B, a minor.
In The Record Reporter's Forum Section Goldwater Institute's Christina Sandefur weighs in on property rights issues facing owners with Prop 207 while Grady Gammage weighs in on the perspective of developers. What's the story behind Prop 207 in Arizona? Watch this video and find out.
Arizona's Secretary of State Ken Bennett talks about what he thought of the Supreme Court of the United States and the chances that the Court will rule Arizona's voter registration rule unconstitutional.

A Q&A with Lloyd Braun, the entertainment lawyer who helped develop some of the biggest hits in television history.