US Senate rejects resolution to make agency draft report of Israel human rights practices during war – JURIST

The US Senate rejected a resolution which would have required the US State Department to prepare a report on Israel’s human rights practices amid the Israel-Hamas war. Section 2 of the resolution... Read more »

Tennessee judges rule state Senate map is unconstitutional, orders redraw – JURIST

A Tennessee state court ruled that a Republican-drawn map for the state’s Senate seats violated the Tennessee Constitution. In coming to their Wednesday ruling, a panel of judges determined that lawmakers incorrectly... Read more »
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Brazil Senate approves constitutional amendment limiting judicial power – JURIST

The Brazil Federal Senate approved a constitutional amendment Wednesday that restricts the Supreme Federal Court’s (STF) ability to preliminarily rule on cases without at least six of the 11 members on the... Read more »

Senate Confirms Looman’s Nomination at DOL

​The U.S. Senate has confirmed Jessica Looman as a top enforcer at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Senators voted 51-46 mostly along party lines on Oct. 25 to confirm Looman as... Read more »

Senate Confirms Looman as DOL Wage and Hour Administrator

The Senate has confirmed Principal Deputy Administrator Jessica Looman as the head of the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) by a 51-46 vote. The WHD enforces the federal minimum... Read more »

Senate committee reports Justice Clarence Thomas did not pay back $200,000 loan for RV – JURIST

The Senate Finance Committee reported Wednesday that US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas did not repay a more than $200,000 loan for a vehicle purchase from 1999. Specifically, the committee’s memo stated... Read more »

Garen Dodge Comments on Senate Confirmation of Karla Gilbride as EEOC’s New General Counsel

Garen Dodge comments on civil rights litigator Karla Gilbride serving as the EEOC’s new general counsel, and its lasting impact on future litigation and agency operations in “New EEOC Top Cop Bolsters... Read more »

California Employers Required to Adopt New Comprehensive Workplace Violence Prevention Plans Under Senate Bill No. 553

Topics: New Laws & Legislation, Personnel Policies and Procedures On September 20, 2023, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill No. 553 (“SB 553”) into law, which requires covered California employers to take... Read more »

Senate Majority Leader Schumer Holds First AI Insight Forums

Thursday, September 21, 2023 Welcome to this week’s issue of AI: The Washington Report, a joint undertaking of Mintz and its government affairs affiliate, ML Strategies. The accelerating advances in artificial intelligence (“AI”)... Read more »
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