Jun 27, 2013

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Former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is probed in two more murders, law ...
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, already facing charges in a murder last week in North Attleborough, is also being investigated in connection with a July 2012 double murder in Boston, according to two law enforcement officials ...
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Sweet: Justices weigh law vs. love in gay-marriage rulings
Chicago Sun-Times
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court handed gay marriage backers big victories on Wednesday in decisions that tell us the high court is more interested in the consistent application of law than in deciding who we should love. The justices ruled 5-4 in two ...
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Kansas abortion law is still set to take effect Monday
Kansas City Star
Among other things, the law would require Planned Parenthood to post a link on its website to the state health department, even though it did not agree that such information was "objective, nonjudgmental, scientifically accurate information," said ...
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Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Blocking Texas Voter ID Law
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has thrown out lower court rulings that blocked a Texas voter identification law and the state's political redistricting plans as discriminatory. The court's action Thursday was a predictable result of its major ruling ...
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Rule of law ill served by Hong Kong's decision to let Snowden leave
South China Morning Post
Predictability, an important facet of the rule of law, is undermined when the decision-making authority starts taking into account extraneous considerations. The way the Hong Kong government acted in the Snowden case is likely to dent the trust of ...
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Law Society warns of legal delays over judges cut
ABC Online
The Law Society said a South Australian Government decision not to replace retiring judges would make it harder for the public to use the legal system. Budget measures also will see regional court circuits and jury pools reduced and the Sturt Street ...
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Hate Crime Law in UK to be reviewed
Zee News
Mark Lever, Chief Executive of the National Autistic Society (NAS) said that reforming the law would ensure disability hate crimes are punished with the same severity as other hate crimes adding that people with autism have the same rights as any other ...
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Green law change would limit lawsuits
South China Morning Post
A draft amendment to the Environmental Protection Law would restrict the filing of public interest lawsuits to a government-affiliated body, casting doubt on the integrity of the much-anticipated legislation. The amendment received the second of its ...
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Broader health law exemption for Native Americans
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday broadened an exemption for American Indians from the new health care law's requirement that virtually every U.S. resident has health insurance starting next year. New rules clarify that ...
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No law against torture in country: HR activists
The News International
The parliament of Pakistan should enact law for criminalisation of torture. The Government of Pakistan must respect all international treaties and ratify the optional protocol on torture. Despite prohibition of torture in the Constitution of Pakistan ...
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Law Blog Video: What Do The Rulings Mean?
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The Law Blog covers the legal arena's hot cases, emerging trends and big personalities. It's brought to you by lead writer Jacob Gershman with contributions from across The Wall Street Journal's staff. Jacob comes here after more than half a decade ...
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Conn. adopts law to limit immigrant detainers
San Francisco Chronicle
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A new law in Connecticut sets limits on turning over immigrants to federal authorities for possible deportation, making the state the first in the nation to pass such a measure, advocates said. Connecticut authorities will ...
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Moore's law and the exponential growth in surveillance systems
ZDNet (blog)
The relentless improvements in computer chip capabilities every 18 to 24 months, as described by Moore's law, have created a warp-speed acceleration in the capabilities of all of our digital technologies. It's made possible cheap iPhones, tablets ...
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Paid sick time law passes in NYC, veto overridden
Wall Street Journal
NEW YORK — New York City is becoming the most populous place in the United States to make businesses provide workers with paid sick time, after lawmakers overrode a mayoral veto early Thursday to pass a law expected to affect more than 1 million ...
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US supreme court sends abortion drug case back to Oklahoma court
The Guardian
The law passed in 2011 required doctors to follow strict guidelines authorized by the US Food and Drug Administration and prohibited off-label uses of certain abortion-inducing drugs such as RU-486. Such moves include changing a recommended dosage or ...
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New Florida law to hasten executions faces lawsuit challenge
Palm Beach Post
Attorneys representing Death Row inmates have filed a challenge to a law aimed at speeding up executions, saying the "Timely Justice Act" is an unconstitutional power grab by the Legislature and violates convicts' constitutional rights to due process ...
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Levanduski: Law goes from victory lane to pit road at Watkins Glen
Shreveport Times
While Law won't be defending his title, Barbosa returns with new co-driver Christian Fittipaldi in the No. 5 Action Express Corvette DP. The duo won the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series' most recent race, the Diamond Cellar Classic at Mid-Ohio on June ...
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French law to expose restaurants' 'homemade' microwave meals
Reuters UK
PARIS (Reuters) - Thousands of French restaurants serving up mass-produced "boeuf bourguignon" and potato "gratin" as if lovingly prepared from scratch by their own chefs may soon be exposed by law. In a country that takes pride in its culinary ...
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How Harvard Law Grad Wendy Davis Stopped Texas, With The Help Of ...
Above the Law
Wendy Davis, a Democratic Texas state senator from Fort Worth, mounted a one woman filibuster trying to stop Texas from passing restrictive abortion laws that would have effectively closed all but five of the abortion clinics in the state. Her fight ...
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NJ law boosts fines for using cellphone and driving
Penalties will increase for using a cellphone while driving in New Jersey, following Gov. Christie's signature on a new law Thursday. Under current law, the fine for using a hand-held electronic device while driving is $100. The new law will increase ...
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Law shutting down internet gambling has unexpected consequences
WFTV Orlando
Heath asked AARP why it is excluding Florida, and the organization responded in a statement that the new anti-gambling law prohibits its contest because the prize includes $5,000 and a photo-shoot. The statement added that the group "was surprised by ...
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Will: No law suit against Pharrell
Irish Independent
The Voice mentor and Black Eyed Peas star was thought to be filing a law suit against Pharrell according to Rolling Stone who said they had seen the court documents. It was thought the spat was over Pharrell's use of the phrase "i am OTHER" in his ...
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Police law challenge
ONE of the most startling revelations during my brief tenure as federal law minister in the last caretaker government was that the police force in all the provinces is not governed under a uniform law and that there is serious confusion amongst the ...
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New law unworkable: Dotcom
New Zealand Herald
A new law which could see internet giants like Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Google forced to open up their systems to New Zealand's spy agencies is unworkable Kim Dotcom's new company Mega has told MPs. Parliament's law and order committee ...
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Law professor and ex-SCDF chief begin their jail terms
The Star Online
Former National University of Singapore law professor Tey Tsun Hang has started his five-month prison sentence for corruption. The 42-year-old former lecturer appeared in court yesterday afternoon to surrender to a district court. Tey arrived at the ...
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Law and order has declined in Jharkhnad : Goswami
Zee News
Jamshedpur: Jharkhand BJP leader, Dineshanand Goswami Thursday said the law and order situation in the state has drastically deteriorated during the last five months of President's Rule. Goswami, former Jharkhand unit president of BJP, was rounded up ...
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Insight: The transboundary haze and the international law
Jakarta Post
The increase in hotspots and the ineffectiveness of the efforts by Indonesia to reduce them has frustrated these ASEAN neighbors. The fundamental principle of sovereignty in international law means that they, without the consent of Indonesia, cannot ...
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From Torturing Law Students To Sticking Needles In People
Above the Law
For those who are brilliant (and lucky) enough to get hired, being a law professor is a great job. You get to write and teach about interesting subjects. You get the summers off — yes, we know you have articles to work on, but you have total ...
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Australia approves new labour law regulating foreign workers
Times of India
According to media reports, the law managed to get pushed through by only one vote, in a 73-72 vote result, with the support of crossbench MPs Tony Windsor, Craig Thomson, Bob Katter and Andrew Wilkie, in the lower house. Under the new rules, which ...
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Blogs13 new results for law
New York City Passes Paid Sick Time Law - Huffington Post
By The Huffington Post News Editors
NEW YORK — New York City is becoming the most populous place in the United States to make businesses provide workers with paid sick time, after lawmakers overrode a mayoral veto early Thursday to pass a law expected to affect more ...
The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com
Payday loans: reining in an industry that is a law unto itself | Money ...
The scale of repayment problems – around 2.7m loans weren't paid back on time in 2012 – shows serious failings among payday lenders.
Money: Money blog | guardian.co.uk
Proposition 8 might still be the law under the California Constitution ...
By Neil Stevens (Diary)
Yesterday, when the US Supreme Court denied the right of California citizens to stand up and appeal for Proposition 8, the state constitutional amendment they voted in place directly, it looked like the lower court's decision against the ...
North Dakota pro-choice advocates file lawsuit against strict abortion ...
By Karen McVeigh, The Guardian
The lawsuit challenges two recently passed North Dakota laws, one of which bans abortions as early as six weeks of pregnancy, when a foetal heartbeat can be detected. It would ban abortion before most women even know they are pregnant, ...
The Raw Story
USA's 'Beach Law' response to The Onion's poke at its programming ...
By Andrea Reiher
Beach Law": Some trials are a shore thing -- coming to USA this summer.
From Inside the Box
Woman's cancer story influences new law - WANE.com
A Columbia City nurse is working to make it easier to detect breast cancer. She took her story to a state senator, and now, there's a new law.
News | WANE TV
Rule of Law Dying in America | RedState
By chieftain (Diary)
The US Supreme Court shows no restraint in assuming legislative power as evidenced by the DOMA strike down. Activist mobs in Texas and Wisconsin interfere with.
Dartblog: "Isn't Drinking Against the Law?"
By Joseph Asch '79
Three different letters came in yesterday about upholding the law: one was from a staff member at DHMC, and two...
Car lobbyist swerve derails EU emissions law - The Local
German car makers celebrated a high-level coup on Thursday, as lobbyists succeeded in postponing an EU regulation to impose a Europe-wide obligatory cap on emissions for new vehicles.
The Local - Germany's news in English
Davis Couple Looking Forward to Equal Status Under the Law - KTXL
By Cecilio Padilla
For two years, Barb Macfarlane and Michele Bur have been officially married. But now they'll be able to get married, legally.
Constitutional law expert reflects on momentous week for supreme ...
By Tom Breen
This week has been one of the most significant in recent memory for the U.S. Supreme Court, which issued rulings on major cases that touched on affirmative action, voting rights, and gay marriage. UConn political science professor David ...
UConn Today
Law Seeks to Help Veterans get Civilian Jobs - WABI TV5
Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed a bill designed to make it easier for veterans and their spouses to get back into civilian work following military service. Under the new law, boards, commissi...
Proposition 8 Ruling: Why The Supreme Court Effectively Killed The ...
By Perez Hilton
SCOTUS never confirmed whether or not Prop 8 was unconstitutional, but they nevertheless dismissed the appeal of advocates of intolerance who argued against the lower court's previous ruling on the marriage "protection" law and its ...
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Supreme Court rules on voting rights law: Now what? - USA Today
The Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling Tuesday upends '60s-era formula to protect voters.
Legislators, lawmen ask governor to repeal open carry law | Politics ...
State Sen. John Horhn is joined by other members of the Mississippi Legislature to ask Gov. Phil Bryant to repeal the state's open carry law, which goes into ...
Fort Wayne nurse hopes new law will help others - 13 ... - WTHR.com
A northeastern Indiana nurse is hoping her battle against breast cancer will help others with the disease through a new state law that takes effect Monday.

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