May 30, 2013

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Motorcycle injuries worsen with weaker helmet law
Fox News
"The cost per injury claim is significantly higher after the law changed than before, which is consistent with other research that shows riding without a helmet leads to more head injuries," said David Zuby, chief research officer for the data ...
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Health law surprise: Many private policies could be canceled because they don ...
Washington Post
But supporters of the overhaul are betting that consumers won't object once they realize the coverage they will get under the new law is superior to current bare-bones insurance. For example, insurers will no longer be able to turn people down because ...
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Civil rights groups sue Arizona over law banning abortions based on race or ...
Washington Post
PHOENIX — Civil rights groups on Wednesday sued Arizona to block a 2011 law banning abortions based on the race or sex of the child that makes it a felony to knowingly provide a sex- or race-based abortion. Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties ...
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HRW: Egyptian law cans notion of free civil society
Jerusalem Post
CAIRO - A law drafted by the Egyptian presidency for regulating non-governmental organizations dashes hopes for a free civil society after the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi ...
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Julia Law Update: Seizure likely caused death of Phila. lawyer's girlfriend ...
CBS News
(CBS) PHILADELPHIA - Julia Law, the 26-year-old girlfriend and paralegal to high-profile Philadelphia defense attorney Charles Peruto Jr., likely drowned in a bathtub after suffering a seizure, two law enforcement officials familiar with the ...
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New Egypt NGO law could expand Morsi's control
Christian Science Monitor
Rights advocates are criticizing legislation proposed by Egypt's president to regulate civil society organizations, saying the law could be used to cripple organizations dedicated to documenting human rights abuses and building Egypt's nascent democracy.
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Department reviewing case files of Active
San Francisco Chronicle
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Department of Law announced Wednesday that it is reviewing the previous case files of a man charged in the beating deaths of an elderly Anchorage couple over the weekend. The department, in a statement, said as part of its ...
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Wisconsin Voter Photo-ID Law Upheld by State Appeals Court (1)
A Wisconsin appeals court ruled that a law requiring voters to present photo identification doesn't violate the state's constitution, reversing a decision that made the requirements unavailable for the 2012 presidential election. An appellate court in ...
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Law on spot-fixing will be a deterrent for potential offenders
New York Daily News
Should match-fixing and spot-fixing be recognised under India law and made punishable offences? The accused in the Indian Premier League (IPL), 2013 spot-fixing scandal — Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan — are being ...
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Why Obama Wants To Change The Key Law In The Terrorism Fight
Almost all of the federal government's actions against terrorism — from drone strikes to the prison at Guantanamo Bay — are authorized by a single law: the Authorization for Use of Military Force. Congress passed it just after the terrorist attacks ...
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New law seeks clarity on Colo. prison sentences
San Jose Mercury News
DENVER—Colorado prison officials and the courts will need to clarify when multiple sentences are supposed to be served at the same time or one after the other, after an error led to the early release of an inmate suspected of killing the state's ...
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Nigeria passes law banning gay marriage and gay rights groups; prison terms of ...
Herald Sun
Nigeria's Senate previously passed the bill in November 2011 and the measure quietly disappeared for some time before coming up in Thursday's session of the House. Under previous versions of the proposed law, couples who marry could face up to 14 ...
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IRS Sued By American Center For Law And Justice On Behalf Of 25 Tea Party ...
Huffington Post
The American Center for Law and Justice, a legal firm founded by evangelist Pat Robertson, filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service Wednesday on behalf of 25 tea party groups. The lawsuit claims the groups were among those targeted in 2012 ...
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Local Kansas Officials Balk At Knife Law
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The past few months we've seen scores of sheriffs vowing not to enforce more restrictive gun laws, fearing that they infringe on constitutional rights. But sheriffs aren't the only ones refusing to comply with weapons laws. The commissioners of ...
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Officials in Frederick County wait to gauge effects of new state gun law
Washington Post
FREDERICK, Md. — Frederick County fingerprinting services expect new customers with the passage of a new state gun law, but officials say they are taking a wait-and-see approach before adding resources. The new law, signed into law earlier this month ...
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Citizenship law change to help Ashes hopeful Fawad Ahmed
The Australian
PAKISTAN leg spinner Fawad Ahmed could join Australia's Ashes campaign as a result of citizenship law changes introduced to parliament today. Immigration and Citizenship Minister Brendan O'Connor's bill will enable citizenship to be fast-tracked in ...
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Greek government pressed to adopt anti-racism law, human rights group backs bill
Fox News
The GPO survey of 1,200 adults, conducted May 24-27, found two-thirds regarded Golden Dawn as a threat to democracy, and half supported the anti-racism law. Fewer than 40 percent of those who voted for Samaras' center-right New Democracy in the last ...
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Argentina passes tax amnesty law in bid to claw back dollars
BUENOS AIRES May 30 (Reuters) - Argentina hopes to reactivate its ailing energy and real estate sectors with a new law enticing both the middle-class as well as investors holding assets overseas to declare their greenbacks and put them back in ...
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Colorado's new law on pot magazines violates free speech, lawsuit says
Denver Post
Three marijuana-related publications have filed a lawsuit in Colorado trying to overturn a provision in the state's brand-new pot laws. The publications — High Times magazine, The Daily Doobie and The Hemp Connoisseur — say a new law requiring ...
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Abbott wounded by electoral law backflip
Brisbane Times
Labor says Opposition Leader Tony Abbott's decision to go back on a written promise to back electoral law reforms casts doubt on other coalition pre-election pledges. The federal government decided on Thursday not to go ahead with the laws, which would ...
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Canadian abortion rights activist Morgentaler dies at 90; helped overturn law ...
Washington Post
TORONTO — Abortion rights activist Dr. Henry Morgentaler, who helped overturn Canada's abortion law 25 years ago, died Wednesday at age 90 at his Toronto home. The Polish-born Morgentaler emerged in 1967 as an advocate for a woman's right to have ...
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Basic Law: Apartheid in Israel
Coalition chairman MK Yariv Levin decided to put an end to this murky reality and provide the unofficial apartheid policy a legal basis. Levin is proposing the Basic Law: State of the Nation, which is nothing short of an apartheid law. If it will be ...
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Israel's public housing law may soon be revoked, due to treasury pressure
Recent finance ministers have suspended the law, but resisted officials' attempts to annul it; Lapid, who heads the housing cabinet, said he would submit the proposal to the housing cabinet at one of its next meetings. By Moti Bassok | May.30, 2013 ...
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Theater-Shooting Suspect Loses Death Penalty Law Challenge
Samour ruled the Colorado death penalty law is constitutional "on its face" without applying it to Holmes's case in particular, Steinhauser said. Lawyers for Holmes may appeal the ruling or wait to see if the alleged flaws in the law end up applying to ...
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FBI Pick Is A Republican With Deep Roots In Law Enforcement
"Name any high office in federal law enforcement ... odds are Jim Comey's had it over the years." That's some of what NPR's Carrie Johnson had to say early Thursday on Morning Edition about the man who she has been told, by two sources with knowledge ...
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Local law enforcers to run for Special Olympics
during the Special Olympics of Washington's Law Enforcement Torch Run through Thurston County on Friday, June 1, 2012. Several dozen law enforcement officers from the Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey police departments, Thurston County Sheriff's Office, ...
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Tunisian Debt Law Stalled as Debate Over Foreign Borrowing Heats Up
Wall Street Journal (blog)
A law that would allow the Tunisian government to raise sovereign debt using Islamic financial instruments is stuck in the nation's parliament, threatening Tunisia's ability to quickly raise much-needed funds this year, according to Central Bank ...
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BCCI's in-law and out-laws
Deccan Chronicle
Following the demand for his resignation, Srinivasan made three statements — that his conscience was clear and there is no question of stepping down; that law would take its own course; and that the BCCI would objectively probe the affairs of Meiyappan.
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Louisiana lawmakers kill repeal of unconstitutional creationism law ...
By Eric W. Dolan
The Louisiana House Education Committee killed a measure to repeal a 1981 creationism law on Wednesday, even though the Supreme Court had ruled it was unconstitutional. "There's no good reason to keep an unconstitutional law on the ...
The Raw Story
Egypt: New Draft Law an Assault on Independent Groups | Human ...
By Human Rights Watch
(New York) – The draft Associations Law that Egypt's president put before the country's legislature on May 29, 2013, would allow the government and its security agencies to arbitrarily restrict the funding and operation of independent groups if ...
Study: Motorcycle Injuries Worsen With Weaker Helmet Law « CBS ...
By mfusinski
Across the nation, motorcyclists opposed to mandatory helmet use have been chipping away at state helmet laws for years while crash deaths have been on the rise.
CBS Detroit
2013 Draft: Keith Law's Mock Draft v2.0 | River Avenue Blues
By Mike Axisa
In his latest mock draft (subs. req'd), Keith Law has the Astros taking UNC 3B Colin Moran with the first overall pick in next Thursday's draft. The idea is Houston would save some draft pool money and then spread it around on later picks.
River Avenue Blues
Businesses file lawsuit over state's anti-synthetic drug law | Fox 59 ...
By mattadamsfox59
Has Indiana's effort to stop synthetic drugs gone too far?Four Hoosier businesses think so—and now they've filed a lawsuit to stop a new law designed to ban "lookalike drugs." Four members of the National Aromatherapy Product Producers ...
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Activists: Egyptian Draft Law Dashes Hopes Of Free Civil Society ...
By Reuters
A law drafted by the Egyptian presidency for regulating non-governmental organizations dashes hopes for a free civil society after the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.
Washington Free Beacon
FOSS Patents: Software Freedom Law Center effectively blesses ...
By Florian Mueller
The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) is run by Professor Eben Moglen, Richard Stallman's co-author of the GPLv3, the most anti-patent FOSS license. SFLC provides legal advice and defines its mission as "helping [FOSS] projects reach ...
FOSS Patents
Wisconsin Voter ID law ruled constitutional - 620 WTMJ ...
Read about the path the Voter ID law has taken in the courts, and what cases about that law are still in other courts.
Puerto Rico Governor Signs Major LGBT Rights Bills into Law| Gay ...
By Jacob Combs
LGBT rights in Puerto Rico took two big steps forward today thanks to the island territory's governor, the Washington Blade reports: Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro García Padilla on Wednesday signed two bills into law that ban anti-LGBT ...
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Shakesville: Surprise! US Tax Law Favors the Wealthy!
By Melissa McEwan
Wealthier households benefit significantly more than lower earners from big tax breaks such as deductions for mortgage interest and charitable giving, the government said in a study Wednesday. More than half the benefits of 10 major tax ...
Judge Dismisses Eric Payne's Lawsuit Against Natwar Gandhi ...
By Will Sommer
City Desk is Washington City Paper's blog about D.C. news, politics, media, the arts, and more.
City Desk
Douglas County will seek exemption from state gun law ...
The Douglas County Commission will ask the state for an exemption from a new law that allows concealed weapons in public buildings.
Kansas City Star: Breaking News
Warner and Blazer must face the law, says FIFA official : Kaieteur ...
By KNews
PORT LOUIS (Reuters) – Former CONCACAF leaders Jack Warner and Chuck Blazer should face the full force of the law for their alleged misdemeanors during the two decades that they ran the confederation, Domenico Scala, the head of ...
Kaieteur News

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Egypt's president sends controversial NGO law to parliament | Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi submitted to parliament on Wednesday a controversial bill regulating NGOs and human rights groups but ...
Chelsea Clinton's mother in-law, Marjorie Margolies, plans political ...
The Democratic former congresswoman will attempt to reclaim her seat 20 years after losing it.
Video: Law Abiding Gun Owners Treated Like Terrorists at Rally ...
But why? In reality, 50 law abiding citizens with licenses/permits to carry a legal handgun will make any place safe! If there were a true criminal who came in and ...
Appeals court issues narrow ruling on the voter ID law : Ct
Three other lawsuits challenging the law are still pending, keeping it from being enacted.

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