‘Victory for Right to Dissent’ as Six J20 Protesters Found Not Guilty on All Charges

  In a decision civil liberties groups applauded as “a tremendous victory for the right to dissent,” a jury returned not guilty verdicts for six Americans on trial for protesting President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017.   The group of protesters—which includes a nurse, a photojournalist, and a college student—could have faced decades…

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Extraditan a capo mexicano a Estados Unidos

  Mario Ramírez Treviño, el presunto ex líder del Cartel del Golfo de México también conocido como “Mario Pelón” y “X-20”, fue extraditado a los Estados Unidos desde México para enfrentar cargos de conspiración por drogas, anunció la Administración para el Control de Drogas de los Estados Unidos (DEA).   Ramirez-Trevino, hizo su comparecencia inicial…

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Judge rules for Nestle over controversial boost station to hike groundwater pumping

A judge has ruled in favor of Nestle Waters North America about a controversial booster pump station needed to draw more groundwater. Judge Susan Sniegowski issued an opinion on Dec. 20, ordering Osceola Township to issue a zoning permit to construct the booster pump house. Nestle wants to increase its production well in Osceloa Township…

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Opinions on current issues worth noting.

Michigan Department of Civil Rights Statement on Migrant/Seasonal Farmworker Wages “With the shortage of migrant farmworkers this past growing season, I am very concerned with the Attorney General’s Opinion concluding that Michigan’s minimum wage does not apply to certain small farm operations or their employees, reversing long-standing policy,” said Agustin Arbulu, Director of the Michigan…

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