Judicial:
State v. Gray, 428 P.3d 360 (Wash. Ct. App. 2018); A jury found Defendant guilty of “redeeming” food stamp benefits after he improperly used another person’s benefits to purchase food at a grocery store. Concluding that the redemption statute applied only to merchants and others who seek reimbursement by the government for food stamp benefits previously used by a consumer, the trial court arrested judgment because the information did not charge a crime. Court affirms
VIRGINIA ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL AUTHORITY v. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF FAIRFAX COUNTY, No. 0265-18-4, 2018 WL 5795589 (Va. Ct. App. Nov. 6, 2018); The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (“the ABC Board”) granted a farm winery license to Bates on Yates, LLC (“Bates on Yates”) over the objection of the Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County (“BOCS”). BOCS appealed and following a hearing, the circuit court reversed. The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (“ABC”) appeals the court’s decision. In its sole assignment of error, ABC asserts that the “court erred in ruling [that the] ABC [Board] exceeded its authority by granting the license.” Court affirms.
THUAN AN PRODUCTION TRADING AND SERVICE CO., LTD. & GOLDEN QUALITY SEAFOOD CORPORATION, Plaintiff & Consol. Plaintiff, v. UNITED STATES, Defendant. & CATFISH FARMERS OF AMERICA ET AL., Defendant-Intervenors & Consol. Defendant Intervenors. Additional Party Names: Alabama Catfish Inc., Am.’s Catch, Consol. Catfish Companies LLC, Delta Pride Catfish, Inc., Guidry’s Catfish, Inc., Heartland Catfish Co., Magnolia Processing, Inc., Simmons Farm Raised Catfish, Inc., No. 17-00056, 2018 WL 5794540 (Ct. Int’l Trade Nov. 5, 2018):
This action is before the court on a motion for judgment on the agency record. See Thuan An Production Trading and Service Co., Ltd.’s R. 56.2 Mot. J. Agency R., Nov. 16, 2017; Consol. Pl. Golden Quality Seafood Corp.’s Mot. J. Agency R., Nov. 16, 2017, ECF No. 41. Plaintiff and Consolidated Plaintiff challenge various aspects of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (“Department” or “Commerce”) final determination in the twelfth administrative review of the antidumping duty (“ADD”) order covering certain frozen fish fillets from the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (“Vietnam”). See Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from [Vietnam], 82 Fed. Reg. 15,181 (Dep’t Commerce Mar. 27, 2017) (final results and partial rescission of [ADD] administrative review; 2014–2015) (“Final Results”), and accompanying Certain Frozen Fish Fillets from [Vietnam]: Issues and Decision Memorandum for the Final Results of the Twelfth [ADD] Administrative Review; 2014–2015, A-552-801, (Mar. 20, 2017), ECF No. 25-2 (“Final Decision Memo”); see also Certain Frozen Fish Fillets From [Vietnam], 68 Fed. Reg. 47,909 (Dep’t Commerce Aug. 12, 2003) (notice of [ADD] order) (“ADD Order”).
MANUEL AREVALO, Plaintiff & Appellant, v. GIUMARRA FARMS, INC., et al., Defendants & Respondents. Additional Party Names: Iris Rendon, John Giumarra, Jr., Maria Arevalo, Miguel Ahumada, Jr., Miguel Ahumada, Sr., No. F074508, 2018 WL 5801254 (Cal. Ct. App. Nov. 6, 2018):
Challenge to the granting of several summary judgment motions for a labor case.
Regulatory:
Notice and request for comments: Rural Utilities Service, USDA; In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Utilities Service (RUS) invites comments on this information collection for which the Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Info HERE
Notice and request for comments: Rural Utilities Service, USDA; In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development administers rural utilities programs through the Rural Utilities Service (RUS). The USDA Rural Development invites comments on the following information collections for which the Agency intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Info HERE
Legislative:

H.R. 6870: To rename the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 in honor of Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter: Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 3, 2018, This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 3, 2018. Info HERE