On September 25, 2013, an administrative law judge (“ALJ”) recently ruled that mere ownership of groundwater, with no evidence of use of or intent to use the groundwater, does not confer standing to challenge a permit application. In an unprecedented opinion, SOAH’s ALJ, the Honorable Michael J. O’Malley, recently denied party status to landowners seeking […]

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BY STACEY V. REESE In case you missed it, on October 28, 2009, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (H.R. 2647) that includes an expansion of the military caregiver leave and qualifying exigency leave provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), both provisions of which […]

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