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Helmet law weakened, motorcycle injuries up
Fox News
State legislators changed the law last year so that only riders younger than 21 must wear helmets. The average insurance payment on a motorcycle injury claim was $5,410 in the two years before the law was changed, and $7,257 after it was changed — an ...
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Health Law Is Fostering Competition, US Says
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The new health care law is injecting more competition into health insurance markets nationwide, drawing additional insurance companies into states long dominated by a few carriers, Obama administration officials said Thursday.
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Wisconsin's voter ID law constitutional, appeals court rules
The Fourth District Court of Appeals overturned a March 2012 decision by Dane County judge Richard Niess, who ruled in favor of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, which claimed that the law is too burdensome, denying potential voters the right to ...
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Kenya Law Group Files Complaint over MP's Pay Increase
Voice of America
Apollo Mboya, the chief executive officer of the Kenya Law Society, says his group is challenging the action of the parliamentarians following a public backlash after lawmakers unanimously voted to increase their salaries, 130 times the legal minimum wage.
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Federal shield law could skip over student media
Journalists could soon see more protection with a federal media shield law reintroduced in Congress last week. However, it could leave student journalists out in the cold. Pushed by the White House, the Free Flow of Information Act (originally ...
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Agency: Realignment law undermines role of judges
San Jose Mercury News
The problem is aggravated by a two-year-old state law that is sending thousands of lower-level convicts to county jails instead of state prisons, the Little Hoover Commission said in an eight-page letter to the governor and legislative leaders. The so ...
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Human Rights Watch calls Egypt's draft law over non-governmental ...
Washington Post
CAIRO — New York-based Human Rights Watch and 40 Egyptian rights groups on Thursday said Egypt's draft law regulating non-governmental organizations would restrict the funding and operation of independent groups. The contentious bill, proposed by ...
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Nigeria: New Law Bans Gay Marriage
Sky News
The bill must now be signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan, however, it is unclear if he will do so. The UK has threatened to stop aid to nations that discriminate against gay people, however, the money given to the west African country is ...
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Pot Magazines File First Amendment Lawsuit Against New Colorado Marijuana ...
Huffington Post
Governor John Hickenlooper signed several marijuana-related measures into law Tuesday establishing Colorado as the nation's first legal, taxed and regulated market for recreational marijuana. Those measures also came with several provisions designed to ...
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Law school does not a president make
The Tennessean
No doubt: Barack Obama has what it takes to be a terrific law student. It's less clear those are the ingredients of a successful president. A great law student excels at reading the fact pattern on an exam and spotting the legal issues. The student ...
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Secrecy law veils MP perks
Sydney Morning Herald
The major parties have united to increase secrecy around the running of Federal Parliament, with a new law set to prevent revelations about some perks enjoyed by politicians. Three departments that oversee Parliament - with an annual budget of $170 ...
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White House: Health care law to offer more choices
Access North Georgia
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Insurance companies are showing interest in providing coverage under the new health care law, a development likely to increase market competition and give uninsured people more choices than they now have, the White House said ...
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Govt plans a fixing law that will fix administrators too
Indian Express
The law ministry's proposed anti-fixing law includes a clause making it mandatory for all sports associations to have mandatory, government-notified codes of conduct. The code will be binding on all association office-bearers, selectors of teams ...
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Law might complicate stalking case in Kansas
Kansas City Star
The current Kansas stalking law was the result of legislative changes forced after appellate courts found an earlier version unconstitutionally vague, said Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe. Although Howe said he can't talk about the ...
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Law Minister for audio recording of trial court proceedings
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: With an aim of bringing transparency in judicial proceedings, Law Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday said working of trial courts should be audio recorded and discussions are on in this regard. "...We want that to bring transparency, at least ...
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'Law of property,' not love, dictates Ikea monkey case
Vancouver Sun
9 when he was caught on camera wearing a faux shearling coat and wandering a Toronto Ikea parking lot after a daring breakout, is being argued as a bloodless matter of, God help us, property law. "This is not about who loves Darwin the most," lawyer ...
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Obama Attends Daughter's Choral Event With First Lady And Mother-In-Law ...
Huffington Post
Joining the president are his wife, Michelle, and his mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, who was seen carrying flowers as she loaded up to leave the White House in the presidential motorcade. Earlier in the day, Obama returned from a trip to Chicago where ...
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Paralegal Found Dead: Julia Law's Cause Of Death May Have Been Drowning ...
International Business Times
Investigators told the Inquirer that Law was frothing at the mouth, which may be a sign that she had a seizure. But an official cause of death for the Philadelphia paralegal has not been given; authorities are still awaiting the results of toxicology ...
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Doubts about a federal shield law
Denver Post
And the timing of the Obama administration's support for the law, which came right after blistering reaction to disclosures they secretly seized Associated Press phone records, shouldn't distract the Fourth Estate and other supporters of free-speech ...
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Action against violaters of anti-tobacco law
The Hindu
District Medical Officer R. Renuka told The Hindu that starting Friday until June 15, squads led by a programme officer would visit vendors and shop owners alerting them of what the law entailed. Notice would be issued to those displaying ...
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Overturn the Infiltration Law
On Sunday, the High Court of Justice will hear a petition against the so-called Infiltration Law, enacted in 2012. This law, one of the rotten fruits of the last Knesset, is a stain on Israel's law books. It allows asylum seekers to be jailed for an ...
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Study: Helmet law weakened, motorcycle injuries up
SW Iowa News
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. Currently, 19 states and the District of Columbia require all motorcyclists to wear a ...
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Kolkata: CPI(M) defies ban on law violation programmes
Kolkata: CPI(M) on Friday defied a ban on law violation programmes in the metropolis and staged a protest demanding return of money to those defrauded by the Saradha chitfund scam among others. "The government is breaking the law every day and ...
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Margolies, mother-in-law of Chelsea Clinton, enters race to recapture her US ...
Washington Post
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The mother-in-law of Chelsea Clinton is running to recapture the suburban Philadelphia U.S. House seat that she lost in the 1994 election. Marjorie Margolies (mar-GOH'-lees) filed paperwork Thursday to run in the Democratic Party ...
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Vt. passes law on unclaimed life insurance
''This law will help ensure that Vermonters receive their rightful benefits promptly, instead of discovering much later that proceeds were turned over to unclaimed property or being held by the insurance company itself,'' Gov. Peter Shumlin said in a ...
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Law needed to deal with witch hunt: NCW member
Business Standard
A separate central law is needed to address witch hunting, prevalent in many parts of the country, National Women's Commission member Charu Wali Khanna said at a seminar in the national capital. "There is a need for a central legislation against witch ...
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Shield law isn't the answer
Washington Times
Department officials went after this journalist, citing the Espionage Act as justification. This is the law progressive hero Woodrow Wilson signed in 1917 so that he could round up and imprison individuals whose only crime was to speak out against his ...
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Health care law helps extend Medicare's fiscal health
MSNBC (blog)
Despite many years of bipartisan support, Medicare has become a contentious partisan issue in recent years -- Republicans have fought to eliminate the program and replace it with a voucher system in which seniors would get coupons they'd use to buy ...
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New Animal Law Is Welcome but, at the Outset, Expensive
New York Times
Some Texas animal shelters have until January to comply with a new law that bans the use of compressed carbon monoxide to euthanize dogs and cats. Although the shelter operators say they welcome the change, they also say that adapting to the new ...
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Local Law Enforcement Running to Support Special Olympics
Law enforcement officers from all over Washington are running across the state this week to kick-off the Special Olympics Summer Games. Supporters ran their way through the streets of Union Gap and Yakima Thursday. It's a yearly, across the state run ...
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Blogs14 new results for law
New law will expunge criminal records | Fox 59 News –
By Braden Walker
INDIANAPOLIS -- In a month, a new Indiana law will give Hoosiers convicted of a crime the opportunity to wipe their record clean. Indiana House Bill 1482, authored by Rep. Jud McMillen (R-District 68), is aimed at giving criminals a second ...
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Chelsea Clinton's mother-in-law launches political comeback ...
By Michael LaRosa
Twenty years after her Republican colleagues jumped up and down on the House floor, yelling "Bye-bye, Marjorie," Marjorie Margolies is launching a political comeback. Margolies, 70, on Thursday entered a bid to recapture her old ...
MLB Draft 2013: Keith Law's updated mock draft changes Red Sox ...
By Marc Normandin
Another high school outfielder enters the mix, one week before the draft.
Over the Monster - All Posts
Keith Law on prospects: Gary Sanchez and mock draft 2.0 ...
By Jason Cohen
Gary Sanchez moves up the top 100 prospect list, a new mock draft from Keith Law.
Pinstriped Bible - All Posts
Nick Anderson: Shield Law - Nick Anderson - Truthdig
Shield Law. Email this item Email Print this item Print Share this item... Share ... TAGS: ap obama ap scandal associated press barack obama cartoon department of justice doj eric holder fbi journalism shield law ...
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More Market State In Action: Consumers Treated Differently Under ...
By Yves Smith
I ran this message by Georgetown law professor Adam Levitin, who is arguably the top US expert on mortgage securitizations. He gave the ruling a quick read and said it did appear that there appeared to be an inconsistency, that the Georgia ...
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Qatar: New Cyber Crime Law Could Threaten Online Speech ...
By Omar Chatriwala
"The law also punishes any one who infringes on the social principles or values or otherwise publishes news, photos, audio or visual recordings related to the sanctity of the private and familial life of persons, even if they were true, or infringes ...
Global Voices
ID law constitutional; what's next? - WLUK Fox 11
By Bill Miston, FOX 11 News
Wisconsin's controversial voter ID law is constitutional. That's what a state appeals court ruled Thursday. So what does that mean for upcoming elections?
News | WLUK TV
PrawfsBlawg: Starting a summer series on the upper-level law ...
By Doug B.
As revealed by this page on The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law website, I will have the unique honor and distinct pleasure of teaching a (ground-breaking?) law school seminar this coming Fall semester titled "Marijuana Law, ...
Cuomo tells sheriffs to stop criticizing new gun law - Livingston ...
By TheLCN staff
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently summoned county sheriff's to his office and told them to stop criticizing New York's new gun control law, the SAFE Act, according to a report by the Times-Union of Albany. The sheriffs thought the meeting was to ...
Livingston County News
Dorf on Law: While the Debt Ceiling Slept (exclusive to Dorf on Law)
By Neil H. Buchanan
Posted by Neil H. Buchanan Because of the kind of writing that we do on Dorf on Law, we occasionally imagine that we can place an op-ed piece in one of the big-time newspapers (the ones that still exist). This is almost always a fool's errand, ...
Dorf on Law
E&R delays by-law amendments until fall – The Chicago Maroon
By Ankit Jain
SG will seek student input before going ahead with changes.
The Chicago Maroon
APB: At Least Two Missing US "Law Enforcement Personnel," Last ...
By emptywheel
When the FBI first admitted that it had killed Ibragim Todashev, it indicated there were at least 5 people at the scene: Two Massachusetts State cops, the FBI Agent being blamed for shooting Todashev, and "law enforcement personnel" ...
FBI Pick Is A Republican With Deep Roots In Law Enforcement | KTOO
By Mark Memmott - NPR News
President Obama is expected to nominate James Comey, seen in 2004, to be the next director of the FBI. Mark Wilson/Getty Images. "Name any high office in federal law enforcement … odds are Jim Comey's had it over the years." That's some ...

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