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Jones Act

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1920, that requires ships transporting cargo between U.S. ports to fly a U.S. flag, to be owned by American citizens, and to be crewed by U.S. citizens and residents. The Act was designed to protect merchant marine jobs. The Jones Act remains controversial. Critics maintain it is protectionist and results in higher prices for consumers, while supporters contend that it helps preserve American jobs and ensures trained seamen are available in times of national emergency. It is formally called the Merchant Marine Act; its colloquial name comes from Senator Wesley Jones, who sponsored it.
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Another arrow in the quiver." <br />Brian Beasley's appellate attorney, Brian Jones of Jones Law in Winston-Salem, believed that the decision "means that there will be more appeals, or at least the door is open for more appeals." But he added that he's heard from other more experienced appellate practitioners (this was the first time he's appealed an attorneys' fees order) that a trial judge's fee orders are rarely reversed.<br />And this case was no differentthe Court of Appeals affirmed the order requiring Mr.
In recent years, Thornapple Questers has contributed funds for Corron Farm, Jones Law Office and Preservation Partners of Fox Valley.
Episode III was the period when the Philippines was given autonomy under the Jones Law, from 1916 to 1946.
The history of the Senate can be traced to the Philippine Autonomy Act or Jones Law, enacted on August 29, 1916, which abolished the Philippine Commission.
Bill Jones, an attorney at the Jones Law Firm and general counsel to the Office of the Governor from 2000 to 2004, is headed to Parks and Wildlife.
Another resident of Metropolitan Tower, the Jack Nelson Jones law firm, agreed to grant Russ, 25, an office so long as he keeps an eye on their computers in return.
Imagine you are Smith & Jones law firm, specializing in residential development.
After the 2006 win, the group's solicitor, Paul Dumbleton, from Cardiff-based Beech Jones Law, said they feared the council had fought the case so long it had "too much to lose".
After winning their case last year their solicitor Paul Dumbleton, from Cardiff-based Beech Jones Law, said they feared the council had fought the case so long it had "too much to lose".
Given the Digby Jones Law of Diminishing Bike Rides one presumes the 2001 trip will be a couple of circuits of St Paul's Square!
Enacted by the 64th US Congress on August 2,1916, the Jones Law, laid down the framework for a more autonomous Philippine government, preparatory to the grant of independence to the Philippines by the United States.
On August 29, 1916, an act of Congress known as the Jones Law was passed to provide a more autonomous government for "those islands." For the first time, the law embodies a pledge of the US "to withdraw their sovereignty over the Philippine Islands and to recognize their independence as soon as a stable government can be established therein."