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PREDICTED: Supreme Court Stays Vaccine Mandate

Civil Rights and LibertiesIn The News By Binnall Law Group - 2022/03/08 at 10:08am

By: Shawn M. Flynn and Jared J. Roberts  In a recent October 2021 Townhall article, Binnall Law Group correctly predicted that the Supreme Court would strike down the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) vaccine mandate because such a mandate is not within the statutory authority of OSHA. Specifically, the article argued that the Supreme Court should find that “OSHA’s intelligible principle is unconstitutionally broad, and thus their vaccine mandate is invalid and unconstitutional. Even if OSHA’s intelligible principle were legitimate, by mandating vaccines, OSHA would not be acting within the bounds of their intended power.” The article argued that […]

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You Now Have The Right to Appeal in Virginia

LitigationWhite Collar Criminal Defense By Binnall Law Group - 2022/02/15 at 10:26am

By: Taylor Sanders An appeal of right was once a privilege only afforded to all criminal and only select few civil litigants in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On January 1, 2022, however, Virginia’s law on civil appeal procedure underwent a huge change: an aggrieved party in a civil matter is now afforded an appeal of right to the Court of Appeals.  Before this year, appellate jurisdiction in Virginia was split between the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. Appeals of right to the Court of Appeals, however, were only available in criminal matters and a very limited subset of […]

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A New Era of Privacy Law in Virginia

In The NewsLitigationPrivacy By Binnall Law Group - 2022/02/08 at 05:52pm

By: Jared Roberts On March 2, 2021, Virginia became just the second state in the United States to enact a consumer data protection act. The Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) will offer consumers in the Commonwealth greater protection over their private information.  It is a well-known business practice for companies to collect and process the personal data of others for purposes of targeted advertising based on the data, selling the data, and profiling the data. We’ve already seen large companies begin to try and counteract this practice, the prime example being Apple, which initiated a function allowing users to […]

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