Sean Summers

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Name: Sean Summers
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Monomoy plan called "land grab" in Chatham

Hearing the stunning news that the federal government wants to take 717 acres of town and change the way fisherman have plied the waters for centuries, Selectman Sean Summers offered some advice to residents.“We have to get a little pissed off,” he s ... [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Top court showing independence

·0 CommentsIT WAS REFRESHING, indeed, to see the Supreme Court of Canada last week unanimously reject a Crown appeal based on federal legislation that reduced the ability of trial judges to exercise their discretion when sentencing criminals.And it was ... [Published Orangeville Citizen - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 3 reports

Supreme Court softens Tories' tough-on-crime time-served sentencing law

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has once again softened the Conservative government's tough-on-crime agenda.In a unanimous 7-0 ruling, the high court affirmed Friday that offenders can receive extra credit for time spent in custody before they are ... [Published Penticton Herald - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nova Scotia man wins legal battle over sentence length

A Nova Scotia man convicted of cocaine trafficking has won a legal battle over the length of his sentence.Level Aaron Carvery's case was one of three decisions released Friday by the Supreme Court of Canada. All three dealt with provisions in federal ... [Published CBC - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Students launch ‘Scarlet Zone’ project for safety

Rutgers is distinct from the city of New Brunswick, despite the proximity between the two. Yet many Rutgers students live beyond the fine line that separates them.Sam Berman, a School of Arts and Sciences senior, recently discussed the nature of the “Scarlet ... [Published Daily Targum - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

EDITORIAL: 'Sorry' might be nice, too

Thumbs up: A potentially expensive court fight has been avoided, thanks to York City School District officials acknowledging their mistakes.A settlement agreement is pending between the district and two people who filed a federal lawsuit last month alleging ... [Published York Dispatch - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Settlement pending between York City School District, New Hope supporters

By ERIN JAMES505-5439/@ydcityA settlement agreement is pending between the York City School District and two people who filed a federal lawsuit last month alleging the district's school board violated their rights to free speech.Their attorney, Sean Summers, ... [Published York Dispatch - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Chatham chips in to help Orleans with plovers

Terming it the cost of doing business, Chatham has opted to chip in to help fund plover monitors on Nauset, or North Beach this summer.After months of work by a task force of both Orleans and Chatham residents, Orleans created a “Habitat Management Plan” ... [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Planning for the future of Chatham's shore

The endeavor took close to 15 years, but with the new fire station opening next year the town’s aging buildings have all been replaced. And selectmen are now looking to the town’s shoreline.“We need to reinvest in public access to our landings,” said ... [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Working for more beach access

Written by Patriot Staff    March 28, 2014Members of the Regional Beach Access Coalition reported to the town council on their efforts to gain more public access to the Cape’s beaches when they are closed down each summer to protect nesting endangered ... [Published Barnstable Patriot - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

New Hope parent, teacher sue York City school board

By GREG GROSS505-5433/@ydcrimeA teacher and a parent of a New Hope student have filed a federal lawsuit against the York City school board and its members, claiming their constitutional rights were violated during a meeting earlier this month.The lawsuit, ... [Published York Dispatch - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 2 reports

Second lawsuit filed against York City School District

NIKELLE SNADER / The York Dispatch505-5431 / @ydschools The parent of two Charter School students filed a lawsuit against the York City School District on Friday, alleging the district committed several violations of the Sunshine Act in the past two ... [Published York Dispatch - Mar 21 2014]

Quotes

"the law's quite simple ... when (meetings are) opened up for public comment, you can't keep someone from commenting" said Sean Summers, one of two attorneys representing Weary and Garcia
"essentially, they shut down anyone's ability to speak" said Sean Summers, the attorney representing Parker
"the overwhelming majority, they will not end up at york city schools" Summers said

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Monomoy plan called "land grab" in Chatham [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Apr 20 2014]
Top court showing independence [Published Orangeville Citizen - Apr 17 2014]
Nova Scotia man wins legal battle over sentence... [Published CBC - Apr 11 2014]
Truth In Sentencing Act, Tories' Sentencing Law... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 11 2014]
Supreme Court softens Tories' tough-on-crime ti... [Published Penticton Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Supreme Court rolls back Conservatives’ tough-o... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 11 2014]
Supreme Court quashes Harper government’s tough... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 11 2014]
Students launch ‘Scarlet Zone’ project for safety [Published Daily Targum - Apr 11 2014]
EDITORIAL: 'Sorry' might be nice, too [Published York Dispatch - Apr 07 2014]
Settlement pending between York City School Dis... [Published York Dispatch - Apr 03 2014]
Attorneys work to resolve free speech lawsuit i... [Published York Daily Record - Apr 02 2014]
Chatham chips in to help Orleans with plovers [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Apr 01 2014]
Planning for the future of Chatham's shore [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Mar 31 2014]
Working for more beach access [Published Barnstable Patriot - Mar 28 2014]
New Hope parent, teacher sue York City school b... [Published York Dispatch - Mar 26 2014]
Assault at Chatham community center prompts review [Published Wicked Local Orleans - Mar 23 2014]
Chatham Town Meeting asked to support $6 millio... [Published Wicked Local Chatham - Mar 22 2014]
Second lawsuit filed against York City School D... [Published York Dispatch - Mar 21 2014]
New Hope parents join lawsuit against York City... [Published York Dispatch - Mar 21 2014]
Alleged assault at Chatham community center pro... [Published New England Arts - Mar 21 2014]
Father of fallen Marine believes dying Westboro... [Published Navy Times - Mar 18 2014]
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