By Rebecca Chieffallo, Staff Writer Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act was first approved by a slight majority of 51% of Oregon voters in 1994, making the state the first in the nation to allow physicians to administer lethal medication doses to terminally ill patients. The Act was reaffirmed by 60% of […]
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By Rebeca Chieffallo, Staff Writer In June 2020, the Tenant Safe Harbor Act was signed into law for the state of New York.  The Tenant Safe Harbor Act was sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz.  Senator Hoylman recognized a moral obligation to keep New Yorkers in […]
By Rebecca Chieffallo, Staff Writer On September 14, 2021, the Department of Justice added additional requirements for obtaining no-knock search warrants and limiting the use of neck restraint techniques like chokeholds and carotid restraints. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco released an announcement detailing the newly added, department-wide changes and restraints. Attorney […]