Dec 5, 2012

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UAE bankruptcy law draft may be delayed until end-2013 -lawyer
DUBAI Dec 5 (Reuters) - A draft of changes to United Arab Emirates bankruptcy law aimed at simplifying the process and letting failing companies restructure is taking longer than expected and may not be ready until the end of 2013. The draft, which has ...
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Clashing Rulings Complicate Path of Gay 'Conversion Therapy' Law
New York Times
A federal judge cleared the way on Tuesday for California's new law banning gay "conversion therapies" for minors, one day after another federal judge, in a separate decision, called the ban an unconstitutional infringement on speech. National Twitter ...
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Law Students in Austria Challenge Facebook Privacy Policy
New York Times
BERLIN — An Austrian student group said Tuesday that it planned to challenge Facebook's privacy policies in Irish court, alleging that the social networking giant had failed, despite repeated requests and formal complaints made by its members, to ...
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Patricia Arquette On 'Law And Order: SVU': 'Medium' Star Guests In 'Dreams ...
Huffington Post
Patricia Arquette could be the key to stopping a murderer on this week's "Law & Order: SVU." In HuffPost TV's exclusive sneak peek below, Arquette's character, Jeannie, a prostitute, is questioned by Detectives Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Amaro ...
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Dutch blasphemy law to fall and Irish one may follow
Reuters Blogs (blog)
(Protesters from Hizb ut-Tahrir demonstrate against insults to Islam at the American Embassy in London September 16, 2012. A wave of furious anti-Western protests against a film mocking the Prophet Mohammad abated over the weekend, but U.S. policy in ...
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Qatar approves law establishing single regulator
A central bank spokesman said Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani had approved a law paving the way for a single financial regulator, but gave no timetable for completing a reform first mooted five years ago. The law provides for an umbrella body to ...
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Jordan Davis Shooting Death Reignites 'Stand Your Ground' Law Repeal Push
Huffington Post
Davis was shot to death in Jacksonville, Fla., on Nov. 23 after Michael Dunn, 45, said he felt threatened by the two black teenagers and one young black man sitting with Davis in an SUV. Dunn told police he argued with the group over the volume of ...
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North Carolina law enforcement wants text messages stored
Fox News
Associations representing law enforcement and the North Carolina SBI are pushing congress to force wireless companies to store your text messages. The groups want wireless companies to store your text messages for up to two years so they can pull your ...
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Medical-marijuana law is legal, Arizona judge rules
Arizona Daily Star
PHOENIX - Arizona's 2-year-old medical marijuana law is legal and is not preempted by federal law, a trial judge ruled Tuesday. In an extensive ruling, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Michael Gordon rejected arguments by Attorney General Tom ...
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Utah senator looking to take helmet law head-on
Salt Lake Tribune
They're derisively called brain buckets, donor domes and open casket insurance, but studies show that motorcycle helmets can save lives. The real resistance has arisen when states tried to mandate that riders wear a helmet, a fight that will again be ...
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New law limits when businesses can demand your Social Security number
Businesses that ask consumers for their Social Security numbers had better have a good reason starting next week. On Dec. 12, a new state law limiting the rights of businesses to ask consumers for their Social Security number takes effect. Companies ...
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'Gay Cure' Law Rulings In California Draw Battle Lines On Looming Fight
Huffington Post
Shortly after California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed groundbreaking legislation this fall that banned licensed therapists from practicing gay "conversion therapy" on minors, two lawsuits were filed by conservative legal groups challenging its ...
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Palm Beach County scraps wage-theft law
Palm Beach County commissioners sided with business interests Tuesday in opting for watered-down wage-theft help for local workers. For nearly three years, a coalition of local religious groups urged the County Commission to pass a wage-theft law aimed ...
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Lansing Mulls Kelsey's Law To Ban Cell Phone Use Among Teen Drivers
CBS Local
LANSING (WWJ) – There's a push in Lansing to keep young drivers off the phone when they're behind the wheel. WWJ Lansing Bureau Chief Tim Skubick said the Michigan House Transportation Committee is expected to discuss legislation on Wednesday ...
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Medical Marijuana Law Upheld in Arizona
Wall Street Journal
PHOENIX—Arizona's medical marijuana law is constitutional and federal drug laws don't stand in the way of public officials implementing the state law, a judge ruled Tuesday. "This court will not rule that Arizona, having sided with the ever-growing ...
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God's Law Wasn't Given to Sanctify Unbelievers
Christian Post
The Law leads a person to Christ by showing him that he is a lawbreaker. It's similar to when a doctor shows a patient test results which point to a terminal illness. The Law brings us face to face with our sin....and the awful sickness in our soul ...
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W&L Law Alum Yousri Omar '07L BADC Young Lawyer of the Year
Washington and Lee University News Office (blog)
Yousri H. Omar '07L has been selected as the Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) Young Lawyers Section 2012 Young Lawyer of the Year. Omar was honored with this award during the BADC Annual Banquet on Dec. 1. As explained in a ...
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Opposition to health care law hurts Olive Garden parent
Darden Restaurants, parent company of Olive Garden, Red Lobster and LongHorn Steakhouse, has said it would cut full-time workers' hours to avoid providing health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. (Photo: Alan Diaz, AP) ...
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Philadelphia Law Firm Pays $4 Million To Settle Family Court Development ...
CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court's chief justice, Ron Castille, says he has settled a lawsuit against a law firm that he claimed was double-dipping in the development of a new Family Court building in center city Philadelphia.
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Marijuana law takes effect Thursday
The Spokesman Review
But the new law isn't a blanket license for anyone to smoke marijuana anywhere, anytime. There are restrictions within the law, and some items that must still be settled, either by state agencies or the courts. Here are some answers to common questions ...
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State attorney general: Immigration holds up to law enforcement
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Local law enforcement can decide if they want to hold illegal immigrants on behalf of the federal government, California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Tuesday. At question is Secure Communities, an Immigration Customs and Enforcement, or ICE, ...
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Gregoire to sign Wash. gay marriage law
San Francisco Chronicle
The law doesn't actually take effect until Thursday, when gay and lesbian couples can start picking up their wedding certificates and licenses at county auditors' offices. King and Thurston Counties will open the earliest of any of the counties, at 12 ...
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Law director withdraws reorganization request
Mansfield News Journal
MANSFIELD — Assistant Law Director John Spon withdrew a request for city council to vote Tuesday on an ordinance that would have allowed him to reorganization administrative staff titles and raise the upper limit for an assistant law director's salary ...
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Law must still be passed for royal couple's daughter to rule
Detroit Free Press
He says a new law on female succession would be introduced in Parliament as soon as possible so that the change can happen before Duchess Kate's baby is born. "Notwithstanding a few parliamentary turns of the wheel, this is now going to happen," Clegg ...
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Arizona judge upholds medical marijuana law
PHOENIX (AP) -- Arizona's medical marijuana law is constitutional and federal drug laws don't stand in the way of public officials implementing it, a judge said Tuesday in a ruling that sets the stage for the opening of the state's first pot dispensary ...
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Bed-tax law ready
Plattsburgh Press Republican
MALONE — A draft law to collect a 5 percent bed tax on overnight stays will be presented Thursday to Franklin County legislators. If the draft is OK'd and the State Legislature approves the change, lodging sites subject to the new fee would include ...
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Judge Rules Legislature Violated Law Privatizing Prisons
The Ledger
TALLAHASSEE | For the second time in just over a year, a state judge has ruled that the Florida Legislature violated the law when it tried to privatize the state's role in operating prisons. Leon County Circuit Court Judge John Cooper on Tuesday struck ...
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Health law has insurers focusing on how to attract new customers
Florida Today
All this is happening in anticipation that an estimated 9 million people will buy their own insurance in 2014 — about 50 percent more than do so now. That's when the law goes into full effect and virtually all Americans will be required to have health ...
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Obama: I Am the Law -
By Gene Healy
Let's hope separation of powers and the rule of law have better defenders in Congress and the courts. Full Feed
Argument preview: When mootness and international family law ...
By Amy Howe
At Monday's oral argument in Genesis HealthCare Corp. v. Symczyk, the Court considered whether a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action is moot when the employer offers to provide the plaintiff with everything that she sought. Tomorrow ...
Washington Governor to Sign Marriage Equality into Law Today as ...
By Andy Towle
Washington Governor Christine Gregoire plans to sign marriage equality into law there today with gay couples who plan to marry at her side, the AP reports: Gregoire and Secretary of State Sam Reed will certify the election on Wednesday ...
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Jude Law: Turner Prize Presenter! | Jude Law : Just Jared
By Just Jared
Jude Law attends the 2012 Turner Prize winner announcement held at the Tate Britain on Monday (December 3) in London, England. The 39-year-old actor hit the stage to deliver a speech a present the Turner Prize award to video artist, ...
Just Jared
Jude Law for The New York Times Style Magazine | Tom & Lorenzo
By Tom and Lorenzo
Darlings, here's your pretty of the day: Jude Law, working that scruffy, artsy, sexy Vincent Van Gogh look like so few men actually can. If Vincent sported 1300 dollar sweaters, that is. Ami jacket, $1,080. Hermès sweater, $1,325. Jude Law ...
Tom & Lorenzo
Man pleads guilty in son-in-law's death
By The Associated Press
JONESBORO — Prosecutors say an Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in a purported murder-for-hire conspiracy that left his son-in-law dead. Prosecutor Scott Ellington says Carl Kelley pleaded guilty to the murder ...
Arkansas Online stories: Latest News
Kimberly Schlapman's Brother-In-Law Killed By Drunk Driver | GAC ...
By Sarah Wyland
GAC extends condolences to Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman and her family following the passing of her brother-in-law, Allen Schlapman. Little Big Town postponed two concerts in California over the weekend and cancelled an ...
GAC News & Notes
NC law enforcement want your text messages stored | ...
By Chad Tucker
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Associations representing law enforcement and the North Carolina SBI are pushing congress to force wireless companies to store your text messages. – Greensboro, High-Point...
China Law Deskbook Legal Update – December 2012 | China ...
By China Briefing
Dec. 5 – Jim Zimmerman, the China managing partner of U.S. law firm Sheppard Mullin, is a good friend of China Briefing and is also both the Chairman Emeritus.
China Briefing News
Days Shorten for Passage of Nitro's Law in 2012 Session | Life With ...
Four years after Nitro's tragic death by starvation at a Youngstown, OH training facility, the bill that bears his name has yet to become law. One week remains for it to pass in the current session.
Life With Dogs
Israel Matzav: 'Supreme Court' to throw out anti-boycott law?
By Carl in Jerusalem
Israel's Supreme Court heard arguments on Wednesday in a challenge to the watered down anti-boycott law that was passed by the Knesset in July 2011. The law imposes sanctions on any individual or entity that calls for an economic boycott ...
Israel Matzav
03:00 PM - How Appealing -
The issue also contains two related essays. Ninth Circuit Judge Marsha S. Berzon has an essay titled "Dissent, 'Dissentals,' and Decision Making." And law professor Kevin M. Quinn has an essay titled "The Academic Study of Decision Making ...
How Appealing
NewsDaily: US says penalties under anti-fraud law hit record $5 billion
Settlements and court judgments under the U.S. government's primary anti-fraud law reached a record $5 billion in the most recent federal fiscal year, helped by cases against drugmakers, the Justice Department said on Tuesday.
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Web4 new results for law
Dutch Parliament To Revoke Blasphemy Law
The Dutch parliament has voted to eliminate a law making it a crime to insult God. The abolition of the blasphemy law in the Netherlands comes after a decade of ...
Public hearing set for Tioga bath salts law | Press & Sun-Bulletin ...
The Tioga County Legislature will hold a public hearing on a local law the use and possession of psychoactive bath salts, synthetic hallucinogens and other ...
Fresno Divorce Attorney and Certified Family Law Specialist, Erin ...
Fresno Divorce Attorney and Certified Family Law Specialist, Erin Childs, Now Offers the Mediation Services Through Her Firm, Childs Law Office Fresno ...
Should Law Firms Get More Money for Simply Showing Up ...
Writing for Corporate Counsel, former ACC official Susan Hackett outlines five reasons why law firms should not send out those December letters. Here are her ...

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