A Supreme Court order halting the counting of ballots in an election for Native Hawaiian sovereignty has prompted an extension of the voting period by another three weeks. Na‘i Aupuni announced that it will keep voting open through Dec. 21. Election results were previously to be announced Dec. 1. Na’i Aupuni.
The news just keeps getting worse for Volkswagen. The company may have to recall up to 500,000 diesel cars in the U.S. and 11 million worldwide due to “defeat devices” in models 2009 to 2015 Golf, Passat, Beetle and Jetta. The engines are also in some Audi A3 vehicles. The.
Hawaii will become the first state in the nation to ban smoking for people under 21 years of age. Gov. David Ige (D) signed the historic legislation which imposes fines on underage smokers and those who provide them with tobacco products. Hawaii is taking a strict approach to tobacco smoking.
For many residents of the islands, a certain relaxed attitude towards marijuana remains, even as it remains criminalized. In light of other states legalizing the drug for recreational use (Washington and Colorado most notably), Hawaii continues to have relatively strict laws on marijuana on its books. That may soon change.
Around this time every April, anxiety tends to peak for many Americans. Surprisingly, the vast majority of taxpayers wait until dangerously close to midnight on April 15th to file. One of the biggest contributors to this procrastination, is confusion about which form to file. It definitely eases the pain to have a.
Hawaii District Court Judge Leslie Kobayashi signed off on a proposed settlement involving food giant Cargill this month, who had been sued over the marketing of their Truvia sweeteners. Three different plaintiffs had individually sued the company, and their claims were consolidated and transferred to Hawaii federal court for resolution. The lawsuits.
Native Hawaiian prisoners held on the mainland in a private prison received a partial legal victory this week, as a federal judge granted them class action status to pursue their claims against the prison and the State of Hawaii. The prisoners are practitioners of Native Hawaiian religion, who claim their religious freedoms have.
photo credit: nitram242 While it’s true that since 2008, the beginning of the Great Recession, law schools haven’t been doing as well as they did in the past, the year 2011 was when things really got out of hand. It was then that the first class action lawsuit about misleading employment statistics was.
photo credit: kenteegardin If you’ve been injured by the actions of another person, either as a result of medical malpractice, car accident, dog bite or intentional tort, you have the legal right to seek compensation. Compensation can be had either by settling a claim outside of court or through a traditional,.
photo credit: John-Morgan With 2,999 people renouncing their U.S. citizenship in 2013 and an estimated 4000 or more renouncing it in 2014, it seems that slowly, more and more people are starting to see the disadvantages of having U.S. citizenship. In fact, these numbers aren’t that accurate, with only people who.