New York,, Massachusetts, Virginia joined Washington state on the list of states challenging Trump administration over 'un-American' travel ban, reports The Guardian
Cristina Fernandez, Argentina's ex President, was indicted this Thursday. She is being investigated in an attempt to cover up information about the 1994 terrorist attack on a Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires.
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US president’s travel ban provokes demonstrations in cities including Edinburgh, Cardiff and London.
Tan sólo 48 horas después de que el Presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald J. Trump, firmara la orden ejecutiva que prohíbe la entrada de individuos provenientes de Irán, Irak, Libia, Somalia, Sudán, Siria y Yemen – países mayoritariamente musulmanes – las multitudes tomaron los aeropuertos principales del país en manifestación por lo que consideran “un acto extremo de racismo”.
Democratic Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva not only rules out the possibility of approving immigration reform under the incoming Donald Trump administration but also believes that Republican lawmakers will toughen immigration laws.Grijalva is among approximately 50 US lawmakers who have said they will not attend Trump's inauguration
Donald Trump will be sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States and face immediate pressure to deliver an inaugural address that can start to heal a divided nation and reassure an anxious world. As reported in The Guardian.
Philadelphia DA was recently fine $62,000 for ethicfs violations and not reporting five sources of income and 89 gifts on city financial statements over six years. This is the first time that Williams has not only admitted to the allegations but also had public record solidifying the claims against him. With 5 counter bids for his seat in May, the scandal may not aid his campaign in the Spring. Richard Negrin, one of the headlining candidates against Williams, has expressed very solid concerns in regards to the Williams case.
President Obama today gave clemency to Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez-Rivera, whose sentence will expire on the 17th of May. The 74 year-old was sentenced in 1981 to 55 years in prison for conspiracy to overthrow the government. In 1988, he was sentenced to another 15 years for an escape attempt. President Obama used his executive power to commute Lopez-Rivera's sentence three days before he leaves the White House and passes the reigns on to President-Elect Donald Trump.
En un esfuerzo por reconocer y apoyar la diversidad en el área del derecho, el Procurador de la Ciudad Sozi Tulante ayudó a AL DÍA News a resaltar las contribuciones de siete abogados Latinos de importantes firmas en Filadelfia.
In an effort to recognize and encourage the diversity in the law field, City Solicitor Sozi Tulante helped AL DIA News highlight the contributions of seven Latino lawyers from prominent firms in Philadelphia.
El País runs an exclusive story about drug selling inside Mexican prisons.
Attorney General-elect Josh Shapiro has continued his staff selection for his upcoming term, recruiting those he thinks are the most equipt for the task.
En un esfuerzo por prevenir la discriminación salarial en el lugar de trabajo, una ley ha sido aprobada por el Ayuntamiento con 16 votos a favor y en este momento espera la firma de Kenney.
La ley, que enfrenta un rechazo público de Comcast, está en proceso de evaluación legal por el Departamento de la Ley en Filadelfia y, por lo tanto, la firma del Alcalde Kenney se ha retrasado.
In an effort to prevent wage discrimination in the workplace, a bill was passed by City Council with a 16-0 vote and is currently awaiting Kenney’s signature.
The bill, which is facing open backlash from Comcast, is facing legal review by Philadelphia’s legal department and as a result, a delay in being signed into law by Mayor Kenney.
Durante el fin de semana, dos nuevos competidores han anunciado que se postularían para la oficina del Fiscal de Distrito.
Los contrincantes son Beth Grossman y Michael Untermeyer, ambos fueron antiguos Fiscales en la oficina y desde entonces han preferido llevar negocios privados dentro de la ciudad.
Michael Untermeyer, quien anteriormente compitió contra Seth Williams en el 2009 como Republicano, ha estado trabajando en el sector de bienes raíces previo al anuncio de su candidatura.
Over the weekend, two new contenders for the office of district attorney announced they were running this week.
The contenders, Beth Grossman and Michael Untermeyer, both were former district attorneys to the office and have since gone on to run private businesses of their own within the city.
Michael Untermeyer, who formerly ran against Seth Williams in 2009 as a republican, has been working in the business and real estate sector prior to his announcement to run.
El padre de Lisa Rodríguez formó parte de una de las primeras familias hispano-parlantes y Latinas de Camden. Con un trasfondo puertorriqueño y cubano, su padre conocía la importancia de involucrarse en la comunidad, desde muy joven. “Sus padres comenzaron la primera comunidad puertorriqueña y el primer club social, y fue por ello que se involucró en la política de la ciudad de Camden”, declaró Rodríguez.
Marin arias desarrolló su espíritu emprendedor a temprana edad. Habiendo construido su carrera desde entonces, su labor ha estado marcada por el servicio y por proveer asistencia legal a aquellos que en algún momento enfrentaron situaciones que son similares a las que él mismo tuvo que enfrentar cuando era joven.
Siendo graduado de la Escuela de Derecho de Temple, Adriel García comenzó su carrera siendo una gran promesa. Terminó sus estudios sabiendo que quería ayudar a la gente con la práctica legal. Comenzó como estudiante clínico en la Oficina del Abogado de Distrito de Filadelfia, donde desarrolló sus capacidades de revisión y entrevistas durante su participación en audiencias preliminares y en procesos judiciales municipales.
Caroline Cruz no ha sido la excepción a la conjunción de diferentes elementos. Es con este recurso con el que ha transformado una inclinación artística y un serio talento para las artes visuales en una carrera prometedora en la práctica del derecho.
Martin Arias developed his entrepreneurial spirit while he was still young. And having built his career from then until now, Arias career has been marked by service and providing legal assistance to those who were once facing situations that are similar to the ones he found himself in when he was younger.
Lisa Rodriguez’s father was a part of one of the first Spanish-speaking Latino families in Camden. With a Puerto Rican and Cuban background, her father knew the importance of being involved in your community at a young age. “His parents started the first Puerto Rican community and social club and because of that he was involved in the politics in the city of Camden,” Rodriguez stated.
Caroline Cruz has been no stranger to merging together different elements. It is with this resolve that she transformed an artistic lean and serious skill in the visual arts into a promising career in the practice of law.
After getting her degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania, Ana Montalbán worked closely with Congreso de Latinos Unidos and Morgan Stanley and then decided to go to law school.
A graduate of Temple Law School, Adriel Garcia started his career with great promise. He finished his studies knowing that he wanted to help people through his legal practice. He began as a clinical student with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he developed examination and interview skills during his participation in preliminary hearings and municipal court trials.
Executions and death sentences plummeted this year to lowest levels since 1999. However, the death penalty is far from fading away, reports the Washington Post.