Jun 26, 2013

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Law that Marriage is Between Man, Woman
The dispute before the court revolved around the Defense of Marriage Act signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1996. Among other things, the law defines, for federal purposes, marriage as the union of a man and woman. That denies a host of ...
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Justices Say Law Doesn't Require Child to Be Returned to Her Indian Father
New York Times
The 5-to-4 decision, which reversed a ruling by the South Carolina Supreme Court, found that the case represented an exception to the 1978 Indian Child Welfare Act, a federal law that made it more difficult for American Indian children to be removed ...
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Supreme Court rules on voting rights law: Now what?
Chief Justice John Roberts' forceful criticism of the law's decades-old formula for choosing which states must clear voting changes with the federal government came with a warning that any new legislation "speaks to current conditions." That escape ...
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Law firms face rules hurdles in Africa
LAW firm expansion into Africa is proceeding at a rate of knots, but some are struggling to achieve the optimal structure as regulatory requirements cause confusion. Bowman Gilfillan's approach has been to establish fully integrated offices as opposed ...
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New law on domestic workers in the works
Khaleej Times
The law seeks to regulate their hours of work and salary, and also provide for their medical treatment. This was revealed by Brigadier Dr Abdullah bin Sahooh, Director of the Sharjah Department of Naturalisation and Residency, while opening a workshop ...
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Texas abortion law won't go through if 13-hour filibuster succeeds
Christian Science Monitor
Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) must speak nonstop for 13 hours – without bathroom breaks or leaning on anything – if she wants to halt passage of a major abortion bill that would solidify Texas' status on a growing list of states passing restrictive ...
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Law body: Rowley-Gordon meeting improper
Trinidad & Tobago Express
These were the adjectives used by the Council of the Law Association to describe the meeting between Integrity Commission chairman Ken Gordon and Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley at Gordon's private residence last month. During his contribution to ...
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Jude Law, David Frankel on Arab Film Studio jury
The judging panel, comprising 19 acclaimed professionals including Law, Emirati film director Nawaf Al-Janahi, Kuwaiti film maker Sheikha Al-Zain Al Sabah, producer Walter Parkes, Oscar nominated The Devil Wears Prada director David Frankel and Ashok ...
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Senate Border Plan Boosts Immigration Law Prospects
The Senate advanced the costliest plan ever to bolster security at the U.S.-Mexico border, drawing enough Republican support to indicate that a broad revision of immigration law will pass by week's end. The 67-27 vote yesterday will allow the measure ...
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Buggery law challenge hits snag
Jamaica Observer
JAVED JAGHAI, the homo-sexual Jamaican man who is challenging the constitutionality of the buggery law, has been ordered by the court to file a new affidavit as the current one is defective. Justice Carol Beckford ruled that Jaghai amend his affidavit ...
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Law Change Allows More Time To Shoot Fireworks
Yankton Daily Press
Law Change Allows More Time To Shoot Fireworks By Nathan Johnson nathan.johnson@yankton.net yankton.net. A change in state law will extend the time in which fireworks can be discharged in South Dakota this year. According to State Fire Marshal Paul ...
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Law alters tax-report rules
Arizona Republic
Jan Brewer signed into law Tuesday that streamlines the sales-tax reporting system in Arizona. "Thank you for fulfilling my dream of 28 years," Linda Stanfield, owner of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, said at a bill-signing ceremony packed with business ...
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Law & Disorder (June 26, 2013)
Kingston Daily Freeman
Social host law: Jessica L. Bland, 22, of 251 Dutch Town Road, Saugerties was charged Sunday by Saugerties police with violation of the Ulster County Social Host Law — permitting the consumption of alcoholic beverages by persons under the age 21 at ...
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The Wire: Voting law tossed; Zimmerman's 911 calls; Snowden safe in Moscow ...
San Jose Mercury News
The Supreme Court on Tuesday tossed out an old Voting Rights Act formula that determines which states are required to get federal approval before changing their election laws. The rules, applied to primarily Southern states with a history of voting ...
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New Zealand wants law to widen surveillance of citizens
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand is pushing to change its laws to widen surveillance of citizens by one of its spy agencies, despite growing global concern over the scope and security of such activities following damning revelations of monitoring by ...
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Centre Law Attorneys Named Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Sacramento Bee
VIENNA, Va., June 25, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Centre Law Group, a firm specializing in representing federal government contractors, today announced that two of their attorneys were named Super Lawyer Rising Stars for 2013 by Super Lawyers Magazine.
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China law professor blasts 'hired guns of western power' in commencement ...
South China Morning Post
Weeks after US Vice-President Joe Biden referred to China as the nation that cannot "think different" in a commencement speech, a law professor at Peking University urged his students to think very differently when mapping out their lives and careers.
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NGO Law to Protect Russia from Foreign Interference, Says Putin
The Moscow Times
NAANTALI, Finland, June 24 (RIA Novosti) — The law obliging non-governmental organizations funded from abroad to register as foreign agents is designed to protect the country's domestic policies from foreign influence, President Vladimir Putin said.
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Assad approves law to penalise illegal entry
Khaleej Times
The law was approved just a day after the Syrian parliament approved a draft law that toughened the penalty to life imprisonment against illegal recruitment of minors in the current civil war in Syria. The penalty could reach execution if any of the ...
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Jamaican Seeking Changes to Anti-Sodomy Law
ABC News
A gay rights activist got his first court hearing Tuesday on his effort to bring a constitutional challenge to Jamaica's nearly 150-year-old colonial-era law that bans sex between men. The rare court challenge to the 1864 anti-sodomy law is being ...
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Law Trib Debuts iPhone, iPad & iPod Apps
Connecticut Law Tribune
ALM today launched 14 smartphone apps - including one for the Connecticut Law Tribune - for use on Apple Inc.'s iPhones, iPods, and iPads. The apps provide content from the company's national and regional web and print publications, and support iOS 6.1 ...
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Law firms facing uncertain futures, says Chris Wood
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
Regional law firms are facing an uncertain future on the face of the 'Tesco Law' which allows non-lawyers to invest in legal services. Out of 509 active legal companies in the region, 23 per cent are considered to be at risk. Fourteen are considered ...
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New Law Limits Mosquito Mitigation Along Long Island Sound
Gov Dannel P. Malloy has signed a bill into law restricting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved tools used by state and local governments to control mosquitoe populations and mosquito borne disease. House Bill 6441 includes limitations ...
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Law Firm Kirby McInerney LLP Investigating Potential Claims on Behalf of sTec ...
Wall Street Journal
Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of sTec, Inc. ("sTec" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: STEC) related to the proposed acquisition of the Company by HGST, a subsidiary of Western Digital Corp. ("HGST") ...
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Law society's PD days for lawyers are just window dressing
Financial Post
The headline on a notice recently circulated by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) announced, "Two-year review of CPD Requirement confirms success, introduces enhancements." As someone who had been skeptical about the value of mandatory ...
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Law could be back running with Bulls
The Sunshine Coast Daily
HAVING already made a huge contribution to Queensland as a player, former champion batsman Stuart Law would love to do the same as coach of the Bulls. Law, who captained Queensland to five Sheffield Shield titles, including the state's first in 1994-95 ...
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Law firms to handle project discussions
The Review
EAST LIVERPOOL - Law firms will now be doing the talking for the city school district and a local architectural firm in all matters regarding the Patterson Field improvement project. At the urging of member Richard Wolf, the board Monday night voted to ...
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Law enforcement hopes new changes to old law will lower crime rate
In less than a week, it could be a little harder for you to make some extra cash. New changes are coming to an old Virginia law aimed at regulating the scrap metal industry. According to the Danville Police Department, scrap metal larcenies continue to ...
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'Muslim marriage circular based on non-existent law'
The Hindu
Adding a new twist to the controversy over the government order on registration of marriage of Muslim boys and girls, a legal view has emerged that the order was issued based on a "non-existing provision in a non-existing law." Legal commentator ...
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Opinion recap: Voting law in deep peril : SCOTUSblog
By Lyle Denniston
Opinion recap: Voting law in deep peril. Analysis. Handing Congress an assignment with profound political risks, a divided Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a key part of the historic 1965 Voting Rights Act and left it to Congress to try to ...
Texas immediately restores voter ID law after Supreme Court ...
By Katie McHugh
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced Tuesday his state will re-establish voter ID laws immediately after The Supreme Court struck down a section of the 1965 Voting Rights Act that required certain states to seek federal approval ...
The Daily Caller
Texas Moves to Implement Voter ID Law
With the Supreme Court suspending the mechanism that forced Texas to get a federal OK before it can implement any election law change, state Attorney General Greg Abbott (R) said that "nothing now can stop the state from activating its ...
Taegan Goddard's Political Wire
Texas to immediately enact voter ID law following Supreme Court ...
By Ed Pilkington, The Guardian
Officials in Texas said they would rush ahead with a controversial voter ID law that critics say will make it more difficult for ethnic minority citizens to vote, hours after the US supreme court released them from anti-discrimination constraints that ...
The Raw Story
John Lewis: SCOTUS 'stabbed' civil rights law 'in its very heart ...
By Erin Delmore
Georgia Congressman Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights leader for the last five decades, sharply criticized the Supreme Court's decision to strip a key enforcement mechanism from the Voting Rights Act, enacted nearly a half century ago to protect ...
John Lewis: Supreme Court stabbed civil rights law "in its very heart"
By John Aravosis
Cong. John Lewis (D-GA), a lead civil rights leader in the 1960s, says the Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act decision in Shelby guts the VRA.
Justin Bieber's Girl Jordan Ozuna Married — Model's Mother-In-Law ...
By Christina Stiehl
Is Jordan Ozuna having an affair with Justin? The model's estranged mother-in-law reveals that she is still legally married, even though she was spotted out with the world's most famous pop star!
Hollywood Life
Swiss cases: Secretary law sent second letter without informing SC ...
By noreply@tribune.com.pk (Web Desk)
By sending a second letter, secretary law had made the first SC-approved letter invalid.
The Express Tribune
New law OK'S e-prescription use | WPRI.com
By By Rochelle Lefebvre
The use of electronic prescriptions in Rhode Island is expected to become more prevalent under a new state law.
Top Stories | WPRI.com
President Obama acts on climate change by enforcing the law
This is a re-post from The Guardian's Climate Consensus – the 97%.
Skeptical Science
DOMA Is Dead: Supreme Court Rules Law Interfered With The ...
By Jason Easley
The Supreme Court has overturned the Defense of Marriage Act today, and in strong language declared that the law interfered with the dignity of same sex marriage.
Open Letter To Michael Bloomberg From New Hampshire Law ...
By Lonely Conservative
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group outraged New Hampshire law enforcement officials after they read off a list of "victims" that included cop killers and terrorist. Here is the letter they sent to Bloomberg. ***. Mayor Michael ...
The Lonely Conservative
Libyan Women's Platform for Peace issues alternate electoral law ...
By Sami Zaptia
In partnership with Karama, the Libyan Women's Platform for Peace (LWPP) organized an urgent two-day consultation in Tripoli starting 6 June to address the recently-issued electoral law which will govern the selection process for the ...
Libya Herald
Mississippi voter ID law expected to be used by 2014 | News | The ...
JACKSON -- Mississippi voters could have to start showing photo identification at the polls by the June 2014 federal primaries, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled certain state and local ...
The Sun Herald -- Homepage

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OVERNIGHT TECH: BSA voices concerns with Aaron's Law - The Hill
formally introduced a bill on Thursday that would reform an anti-hacking law used to bring charges against Internet activist and skilled programmer Aaron Swartz ...
Texas Implements Voter ID Law Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war ...
The Texas legislature had passed that law in 2011, only to have the Obama- Holder Justice Department put it on ice while challenging it under the Voting Rights ...

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