Law

Effective beginning January 1st – State of California:

I stumbled across this article on Sunday, “Of 760 bills signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown in 2011, most take effect Jan. 1.” Here are some of MY highlights. Baby Food:  bans stores from selling expired infant food and formula. This wasn’t already a law??!!?? Elder Abuse:  allows wage garnishments against anyone convicted of elder…

Effective beginning January 1st – Federal:

You have been granted the right to be detained indefinitely in military custody. Yaaaay!! Ain’t 2012 kicking off with a bang?!? President Obama signed a defense bill that includes a provision that could be interpreted to mean that the military has the power to indefinitely detain a person without a trial as long as there…

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