May 3, 2013

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Healthcare law opponents sue Obama officials over IRS rules
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Under the healthcare law, a large employer must pay an excise tax penalty if it fails to provide minimum coverage for even one fulltime employee, forcing that employee to get a tax credit to buy health insurance through one of the new state exchanges.
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NJ gov signs overdose law, Bon Jovi applauds it
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Just a few months after his daughter survived a drug overdose, Jon Bon Jovi joined New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Thursday for the signing of a law to encourage reporting of overdoses so victims don't end up dead. Bon Jovi called ...
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Law Minister Ashwani Kumar's fate could be linked to Supreme Court hearing on ...
Indian Express
"We have firm belief in what the Law Minister has said that he has done nothing illegal, nothing improper. There is no reason for us to disbelieve Ashwani Kumar. He is an eminent lawyer and a man of great standing and of great integrity", party ...
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Indian Express
US attorney general says Kansas gun law is unconstitutional
Chicago Tribune (blog)
"Federal officers who are responsible for enforcing federal laws and regulations in order to maintain public safety cannot be forced to choose between the risk of a criminal prosecution by a state and the continued performance of their federal duties ...
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Law student is 'driving' across America, swing by swing - USA Today
Bielawski, a 24-year-old law school student from Fishers, Ind., has decided to spend his summer whacking golf balls from coast to coast, raising awareness and donations to benefit students at Providence Cristo Rey High School in Indianapolis. "I was ...
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Georgia Law Cracks Down on Painkiller 'Pill Mills'
Wall Street Journal
Georgia will soon start requiring that new pain clinics be licensed by its medical board and owned by physicians, major steps toward slowing the flow of illicit prescription-drug sales in the state. A new law, signed by Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday ...
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'Hack back' law would let Dutch police install spyware, eavesdrop on Skype
Opstelten cited one case where police took half a year to break the encryption used by a prime suspect in a paedophilia investigation. Under the new law, paedophilia and terrorism suspects risk three years imprisonment if they don't cooperate with the ...
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NY appeals court upholds municipal fracking bans, says state law doesn't trump ...
Washington Post (blog)
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York municipalities can use local zoning laws to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing to drill for natural gas, a mid-level state appeals court said Thursday. State mining and drilling law doesn't trump the authority of local ...
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California law boosts confiscation of illegal guns: Model for other states?
Christian Science Monitor
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed legislation Wednesday that will increase funding for a state program that confiscates firearms from people prohibited from owning them because they have violent criminal pasts or mental illnesses. Skip to next ...
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Christian Science Monitor
CBI director gives Law Min clean chit, blames lawyer for SC rap
Under fire from the Supreme Court over showing the CBI's preliminary investigation report to the Law Minister and two other bureaucrats, CBI director Ranjit Sinha has claimed no "substantive changes" were made to it by the political executive. Sinha ...
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Gov. Scott wields veto pen but also signs ethics law
Gov. Rick Scott pretty much got it right Thursday. The governor signed into law ethics legislation that should make it easier for the state to enforce penalties against public officials who cross the line. He also enacted a campaign-finance law that ...
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International law and the US war drive in Syria
They come from the head of a government and military that has unleashed violence all over the world and is guilty of the most brazen violations of international law. This applies first of all to the Syrian operation itself. In the same press conference ...
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Sarabjit was law-abiding: Pak lawyer
Times of India
AMRITSAR: Sarabjit Singh's lawyer Awais Sheikh on Thursday said the death row convict killed inside Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore was a law abiding man and not a terrorist he was declared to be. Speaking to TOI on phone from Lahore, Sheikh recalled one ...
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Gresham's Law Proves Gold And Silver Are Remarkably Undervalued
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Gresham's law is an economic principle that states, "when a government overvalues one type of money and undervalues another, the undervalued money will leave the country or disappear from circulation into hoards, while the overvalued money will flood ...
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UN report says drones violate law
The Australian
THE United Nations Human Rights Council has called for a moratorium on the production, transfer and use of drones worldwide because the robotic weapons violate international law. The draft report released on Thursday says the use of lethal autonomous ...
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Family Law Reform 'Disappointed' with Gov. Rick Scott Veto of Alimony Bill
Wall Street Journal
Scott's decision to veto what we saw as a fair and equitable solution, but we have brought awareness to a situation that is in dire need of change in our state," said Alan Frisher, CDFA, co-founder and spokesman for Family Law Reform. "If an override ...
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Judge dismisses challenge to Florida teacher law
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A circuit judge Thursday tossed out a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring merit pay for teachers and ending tenure for new hires. Judge John C. Cooper ruled in favor of the state and dismissed the case with prejudice, ...
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Gun control law to dominate NRA agenda in US
Proposed gun control laws will dominate the agenda as key lobbyists hold their annual meeting of the National Rifle Association in the US. The National Rifle Association convention in Texas is expected to see some impassioned debate against reforms.
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Conservative law firm sues MATC over labor contract - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A conservative public-interest law firm has filed suit against Milwaukee Area Technical College, alleging the college participated in illegal collective bargaining and approved a labor agreement with the union representing faculty in violation of Act 10.
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Law enforcement laces up for Special Olympics
Aiken Standard
Staff photo by Teddy Kulmala Aiken County Sheriff's Deputy Angela Craig carries the torch after about 30 representatives from local law enforcement agencies on Thursday ran the Law Enforcement Torch Relay, which raised money and awareness for the ...
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Law accountant is charged with embezzling more than $1 million - The Province
The Province
The policy centre was founded in 1991 as a joint initiative of the University of B.C., Simon Fraser University and the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law. It's on the UBC campus, in the university's faculty of law, but operates ...
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The Province
Audit: Contracts awarded in Liberia violate law
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The Liberian government awarded some $8 billion in contracts to multinational companies without following its own laws, according to a draft of a new audit that reviewed dozens of deals. Critics say the way the government ...
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US healthcare law opponents sue Obama officials over IRS rules
WASHINGTON May 2 (Reuters) - A group of individuals and businesses filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration's healthcare overhaul on Thursday, hoping to stop the law in states that have not set up new insurance exchanges. The complaint filed in ...
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Maryland Death Penalty Repeal Signed Into Law By Martin O'Malley
Huffington Post
Neil Parrott, a Washington County Republican, criticized the governor for moving ahead with banning the death penalty during the same session as he pushed for a gun-control bill to restrict firearms access to law-abiding citizens. Parrott, who is ...
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Chances fade for bill to block foreign law in Florida courts (blog)
Hays said the bill aims to make sure that American law trumps foreign law in marital law cases, but opponents have said the measure is rooted in anti-Shariah legislation and could also impact residents from Israel and other countries, and there haven't ...
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Bill would bar Texas law officers from asking crime victims about immigration ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram
AUSTIN — Law enforcement officers would be prohibited from asking victims and witnesses in criminal investigations about their immigration status under legislation approved by the House State Affairs Committee on Thursday. Rep. Lon Burnam, D-Fort ...
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs law restricting drones
The bill that state lawmakers passed unanimously earlier this year, Scott said, "maintains a balance between the need for law enforcement to protect our citizens against credible threats and imminent danger while ensuring that the privacy of Florida ...
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Rhode Island passes gay marriage law
Governor Lincoln Chafee, a Republican turned independent, was set to sign the bill into law after it passed by 56-15 votes in the state lower house. "This truly is a historic day for our great state," Chafee said. Hundreds of supporters of gay marriage ...
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Blogs13 new results for law
Obama's Legacy: A Health Law That Hurts His Party
By Josh Kraushaar, NJ
In fact, the legacy of the Iraq war to Republicans during the Bush administration offers a useful reference to how the implementation of Obama's health care law could play out politically for his party. Like the Democrats' partisan relationship ...
RealClearPolitics - Homepage
California governor signs law funding seizure of legally purchased ...
California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation that will allocate $24 million to hire special agents that will track down and seize guns from 20000 Californians who have been disqualified from owning them.
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CBO | HR 573, a bill to amend Public Law 93-435 with respect to the ...
As ordered reported by the House Committee on Natural Resources on April 24, 2013CBO estimates that enacting H.R. 573 would have no significant effect on the federal budget.
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Maryland Gov. O'Malley Signs Medical Marijuana Law | Just Say Now
By Jon Walker
With a stroke of his pen Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley (D) made his state the latest to adopt medical marijuana.
Just Say Now
Chafee signs RI same-sex marriage law after House gives final OK ...
By By Ted Nesi, Reporter
The House Judiciary Committee is expected to vote Tuesday night on the recently amended and approved bill.
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Body found in chimney of law firm after staff noticed a bad smell ...
By Agence France-Presse
The body of a man has been found in the chimney of a law firm in central England, police said Friday. The corpse was found at the offices of Moody and Woolley solicitors in Derby on Wednesday. Derbyshire Police would not comment on ...
The Raw Story
How a gay pro athlete could help change workplace law — Opinion ...
By UnBylined
I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay." With those words that open an essay appearing in the May 6 edition of Sports Illustrated, Jason Collins broke through a barrier that has for too long separated America's major professional ...
Bangor Daily News
Public Needs a Dose of Info on Health Care Law - AARP
But call it the law. The Obama administration is already rolling out application forms for individuals who need coverage. Yet 12 percent of those polled by the Kaiser Family Foundation said they thought that Congress repealed the law. Another ...
AARP - Health, Travel Deals,...
Activist Post: Ag-Gag Law is Now Prosecuting Activists
By Activist Post
Enter Your Email To Receive Our Newsletter. Close. Posted by Activist Post at 12:00 AM Labels: ag-gag laws, agriculture, animal abuse, civil liberties, industrial livestock farms, video ...
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Fuel Fix » Nebraska law officers discuss pipeline security
By Associated Press
Nance County Sheriff Dave Moore said the law officers were anticipating Nebraska protests that would echo those occurring along the pipeline leg between Cushing, Okla., and refineries on the Gulf Coast in Texas. On Monday two people ...
Fuel Fix
Safe Haven law an option for pregnant teens | WPMT FOX43
By trangfox43
The case of Cherlie LaFleur, a 19-year-old student at McCaskey East High in Lancaster charged with abandoning her deceased fetus in a school bathroom Tuesday, has many people wondering why the young woman didn't seek out help.
AG Eric Holder: Kansas gun law is unconstitutional - Red Alert Politics
By Kelsey Osterman
The Kansas law, "The Second Amendment Protection Act," became effective on April 25. The bill passed the Kansas state Senate and House by large margins before Brownback signed it in mid-April. The legislation disallows the federal ...
Red Alert Politics
Bradley Cooper Follows In Jude Law's Lead And Drops Out Of Jane ...
Bradley Cooper has caused yet more delays to upcoming Western film Jane Got A Gun by dropping out of the project, leaving producers with the headache of finding a new male lead.
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Ethiopia: Terrorism Law Decimates Media | Human Rights Watch
(Nairobi) – The Ethiopian government should mark World Press Freedom Day, on May 3, 2013, by immediately releasing all journalists jailed under the country's ...
Holder Threatens Kansas Over New Gun Law - Breitbart
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback received a letter today from Attorney General Eric Holder threatening action against the state should it enforce SB102, the pro ...
CA Governor Signs Law Allowing Confiscation of Firearms - Breitbart
On May 1, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that allows law enforcement to confiscate handguns and assault rifles from Californians who ...
Good Guy Law Professor. : AdviceAnimals - Reddit
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