Tag Archives: Justice

As Congress Hears Cannabis Testimony, Advocates Form Powerful Coalition For Racial Justice

The Pennsylvania state capitol is shown lit up in green to commemorate the passing of medical marijuana legislation. (Credit: Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr) (Credit: Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr) To coincide with today’s congressional hearing on marijuana laws and injustice, drug policy advocates from around the country are joining forces in pursuit of their… Read More »

Justice Alito blocks Louisiana abortion law, citing need for more time

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has temporarily blocked abortion restrictions in Louisiana from going into effect, pushing off the question for another week as to whether the high court will soon be forced to weigh in on the issue of abortion rights. Alito stayed the law until Feb. 7, saying that filings were only completed… Read More »

Department of Justice, Atrium Health settle civil suit over alleged anti-competitive steering restrictions

The Department of Justice announced a settlement with Atrium Health, formerly known as Carolinas HealthCare System, that prohibits Atrium from using “anticompetitive steering restrictions” in contracts between commercial health insurers and its providers in the Charlotte, North Carolina metropolitan area. The settlement, revealed Thursday, also bans Atrium from seeking contract terms or acting in such… Read More »