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Dispensaries must give out free medical marijuana to low-income prescription holders, Berkeley City Council says

Our position here is that marijuana is not a commodity for people or corporations to get rich on. It is a safe medicine that should be available to all regardless of income. 644 more words

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Top 3 Scenarios Where Family Lawyers Are Needed

Families confront with number of situations which have legal context and their future life relies on the resolution of these situations that can take place using the rules levied by family law. 364 more words

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Spousal Rape: The Blurred Lines

My attention today was caught by this headline in today’s Post Newspaper, ‘Woman, 24 Denies Raping Husband.’

“The 28 year old husband reported to the police that he was asleep when his wife undressed him and started performing sexual acts with him… 1,003 more words

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Everything was going just fine for Stacey Ambler. Her boyfriend was just fine, although he was a musician who had been in a bit of a drought work-wise. 118 more words

Is Your Employer Being Transparent In His Actions

It is a natural instinct of a person with a pink slip in hand to ask himself what wrong he has done to deserve it. As a matter of routine curiosity or maybe to salvage some self-esteem, the employee will try his utmost to know why he was fired in the first place. 923 more words

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WSHB HONORED WITH DRI LAW FIRM DIVERSITY AWARD

WSHB’s commitment to diversity to be celebrated at DRI conference in October Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) September 17, 2014 – Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP has been selected to receive the DRI’s Law Firm Diversity Award at the 2014 DRI Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA on Thursday, October 23, 2014. 102 more words

Advocate for domestic worker rights wins MacArthur 'genius' award - by E. Tammy Kim   September 17, 2014 12:01AM ET

Ai-jen Poo of the National Domestic Workers Alliance receives $625,000 to expand movement of nannies, cleaners and aides

In 2011, a year after the nation’s first domestic workers’ bill of rights became law in New York and a year before she was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people, Ai-jen Poo was profiled in the New York Times as “The Nannies’ Norma Rae.” It was a catchy, recognizable headline that missed the radical nature of her project: Everyone has heard of a unionized factory, but was it possible to organize a dispersed, isolated workforce of nannies, house cleaners and home care attendants? 148 more words

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