Jul 20, 2013

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Law on Racial Diversity Stirs Greenwich Schools
New York Times
GREENWICH, Conn. — Just a few minutes' drive from the polo fields, the fieldstone walls guarding 10-acre estates and the Greenwich Country Day School, from which the elder George Bush graduated in 1937, is far denser terrain, where the homes are ...
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Alabama abortion law enforcement to get delayed
San Francisco Chronicle
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's new law setting stricter requirements for abortion doctors won't be enforced this year. Instead, a federal judge considering a legal challenge to the new law could rule during the 2014 election season when Republican ...
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New SC law limits liability for police dogs
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A new South Carolina law provides police K-9 units some protection in court. Until last month, the state's strict liability statute for dog bites meant criminal suspects could almost certainly collect a settlement if a police dog bit ...
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In Russia, law often ends up with political utility
Washington Post (blog)
The ban was part of a measure rushed through parliament in retaliation for a U.S. law allowing sanctions on Russians identified as human rights violators. Distress about the adoption ban overshadowed the more overtly political provisions of the Russian ...
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Ga. immigration law challenge now over
ATLANTA -- A federal judge has dismissed a constitutional challenge to Georgia's 2011 immigration law. The order from U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Thrash means Georgia law enforcement agencies can ask people to prove their legal status if they are ...
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Afghan president approves new election law
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Afghan president on Saturday approved a new law governing next year's presidential and provincial elections, an important step toward a smooth transition of power in 2014 and the final withdrawal of all remaining foreign ...
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Detroit Bankruptcy Judge Rhodes Is Ponzi-Law Scholar
Detroit's bankruptcy, the largest municipal collapse in U.S. history, will be overseen by a 28-year veteran of the bench and writer on Ponzi-scheme law who's taking on the biggest case of his career. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven W. Rhodes, 64, was ...
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Expert: Law Diverting 17-Year-Olds Facing Felony Charges to Juvenile Court ...
Chicago Tribune
(Chicago) – A new law permitting 17-year-olds charged with felony crimes to be tried in juvenile rather than adult court is a key Illinois juvenile justice reform that emphasizes rehabilitation of youth over more strict punitive measures, says a top ...
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Communications expert: Voter ID law badly publicized
HARRISBURG - The state's campaign to publicize the new voter identification law has been inadequate and often confusing, an expert on political communication testified Friday. The testimony came at the end of the first week of the widely watched trial ...
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Leftist law professor says gay marriage likely to lead to legalized incest ...
Daily Caller
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's two recent rulings validating gay marriage, a Boston College Law School professor has come out and admitted what gay marriage adversaries have long argued: incest and polygamy are just around the bend.
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A look at some cases of the uneasy intersection of law and politics:
Fox News
A look at some cases of the uneasy intersection of law and politics: NAVALNY. The merits of the embezzlement case against the energetic anti-corruption blogger and charismatic opposition figure were widely questioned and his conviction on Thursday was ...
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Placing Bets on Law School Graduates
Wall Street Journal
Benjamin M. Leff, a tax law professor at American University, says he doesn't see why the legal educational world is so wedded to the traditional model of student debt. He and another colleague at the school are researching the idea of structuring a ...
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Law enforcement tries to stay one step ahead of 'bash mobs'
89.3 KPCC
An anticipated "bash mob" -- – a group of people who suddenly gather to vandalize, steal, and assault people -- never materialized in Long Beach Friday, but authorities throughout southern California are on alert for more. There have been incidents in ...
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/C O R R E C T I O N -- Billera Law/
Sacramento Bee
BOCA RATON, Fla., July 19, 2013 -- In the news release, Class Action Alleges Flesh-Eating Bacteria Lurking In Cruise Lines' Hot Tubs, issued 19-Jul-2013 by Billera Law over PR Newswire, we are advised by the firm that the fourth paragraph was omitted ...
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'Law & Order's' Fred Thompson to make Broadway debut in 'A Time to Kill'
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Law & Order" actor and former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson is trying something new. He'll make his Broadway debut in a new adaptation of John Grisham's bestseller "A Time to Kill," it was announced Friday. Rupert Holmes ...
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Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Says Terrorism Case Should Be Tossed (1)
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law said U.S. charges that he was part of a global conspiracy to kill Americans should be dismissed because prosecutors waited too long to file them. Sulaiman Abu Ghayth, a Kuwaiti indicted by Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet ...
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Law, Suspending Sale of Agriculture Land to Foreigners, to Be Challenged
Civil Georgia
A new law, suspending sale of agriculture land to foreign citizens or to entities established by foreign nationals till end of 2014, will be challenged to the Constitutional Court by the Tbilisi-based watchdog Transparency International Georgia. The ...
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Desperate For Bodies, Law Schools Welcome Procrastinators
Texas Lawyer
The June sitting of the Law School Admission Test traditionally has been the preferred date for the most organized of would-be law students — those who wanted to get a jump on the admissions process for the following year. This year, however, the LSAT ...
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NC Senate passes 'Sharia law' bill
News & Observer
RALEIGH — The state Senate on Friday passed a bill that would keep courts from recognizing Sharia law. While proponents of the legislation said it would keep people safe from foreign laws, critics derided the bill as sending a message of intolerance ...
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NYC Dog Law Confusion Fails Brooklyn Pet Owner; Dog That Killed Her Pet Isn't ...
International Business Times
An examination of both NYC and New York state law reveals that Schneider shouldn't even have to be gathering signatures in the first place. State laws say that when Schneider first reported the attack on Arlo, either a police or animal control officer ...
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PSP hoping to improve Megan's Law notification
San Francisco Chronicle
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police are looking at how to improve notification of local police when a Megan's Law offender fails to check in as required. That's what authorities say happened with Harold Leroy Herr, who was charged ...
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Russia's overlap of law and politics
San Jose Mercury News
The courts appear open to political manipulation and the laws sometimes resemble legalistic head-fakes—nominally enacted for enlightened reasons, but in practice applied to silencing dissent and inconvenient voices. A look at some cases of the uneasy ...
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New abortion law will likely shutter Beaumont clinic
Beaumont Enterprise
Critics of the bill, including Planned Parenthood, have said the law will greatly restrict access to abortion in Texas, specifically for poor women living near the border or in West Texas. The critics warn the regulations in the bill could force all ...
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New law aids parents of special needs children in dealing with school districts
TAMPA — For three hours Kate Grantham faced a panel of school officials to hash out a plan for her daughter's education. About half that time, the two sides discussed how much physical therapy the school would give Sarah, who has a condition that ...
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Death in law-enforcers' custody: Case lodged against Rangers men
KARACHI: A case was registered against Rangers personnel in Karachi's Sachal police station on Saturday over the death of a man under controversial circumstances in the custody of law-enforcers. The FIR was registered by the father of the man ...
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Law office looks to join downtown area
Danville Commercial News
DANVILLE — The property on the northeast corner of Vermilion and Seminary streets is slated for a new law office building under a proposed redevelopment agreement with the city. The city council's Public Services Committee on Tuesday will consider ...
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In India, the Law Stands Up for 'Bad Women'
Earlier this week, India's Supreme Court delivered a judgment that privileged the right to work over the censure of social morality worked into law, a decision that most of all impacted the future of a substantial class of indigent but enterprising ...
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Law Allows Major Property Tax Shift For Some Vacant Land
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A piece of land on Topeka's west side led 13 News to discover an interesting fact about the state's property taxes and how some people are getting what might be considered a tax break. Neatly rounded bales of hay are a common site ...
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Law & Disorder: Woman critical after motel shooting
Florida Times-Union
Two women were hospitalized in a fire and shooting Friday morning at a Motel 6 near Baymeadows Road and Interstate 95 in Jacksonville. Police were called about 7:20 a.m. to the motel at 8285 Dix Ellis Trail where the two women were found, one with a ...
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Blogs13 new results for law
Under Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law, Black and White ...
By Jacob Sullum
In my column last week, I noted two complementary narratives that cloud people's understanding of the George Zimmerman case: one about race, the other.
Reason.com Full Feed
Govt may put amnesty law on back burner - The Nation
Govt may put amnesty law on back burner. The future of a proposed amnesty law has become uncertain as the government is likely to focus on the Budget Bill for fiscal 2014 and the draft law...
NationMultimedia.com - Politics
Russia's Anti-Piracy Law Triggers Blackouts and Protests ...
By Andy
We need to start launching mass class action lawsuits against the MAFIAA, and related companies holding patents on life (such as Monstanto). Take back the rights IP laws have given international cartels over information and technology.
San Diego county clerk: Let me 'enforce state law' by denying ...
By Megan Carpentier
Ernest "Ernie" Dronenburg, the county clerk in San Diego, California, and his lawyers filed an emergency petition before the California courts this afternoon asking for a temporary stay to state Attorney General Kamala Harris' (D) recent order to ...
The Raw Story
Atheist Ireland Makes Formal Request for Constitutional Convention ...
By Hemant Mehta
You should read the full post — it's very detailed post and includes lengthy explanations of each of those points. There's no good reason for the committee to let this one slide. Blasphemy is a victimless crime and the law should reflect that.
Friendly Atheist
State Sen. Harris' brother-in-law murdered | WGN-TV
By Tim Sallinger
The brother-in-law of State Senator Napoleon Harris was murdered on Chicago's South Side Thursday night. Police say someone fired several shots at Andre Bunton as he sat in his car in the South Loop. At least one hit him in the chest, ...
Bin Laden son-in-law says he was extrajudicial transfer, suggesting ...
By Reuters
Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a close associate and son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was victim of "an absolute rendition … an extrajudicial rendition," said Stanley Cohen, a New York lawyer who is representing Abu Ghaith. The Kuwaiti cleric has ...
The Raw Story
Placing Bets on Law School Graduates - Law Blog - WSJ
By Jacob Gershman
Benjamin M. Leff, a tax law professor at American University, says he doesn't see why the legal educational world is so wedded to the traditional model of student debt.
Law Blog
The Stand Your Ground Law And The Zimmerman Trial ...
By jonathanturley
However, the common law does not impose a duty to retreat. It preexisted the SYG law. If it didn't, hundreds of thousands of cases of self-defense would have had different results after people defended themselves rather than flee. Indeed, this ...
SEBRING SAGA: Judge Rules Meeting Violated Law | WHOTV.com
By Sam Hoyle
A ruling was reached Friday on the closed door meeting that led the early resignation of former Des Moines School Superintendent Nancy Sebring. The Des Moines School Board held a closed-door meeting on May 12th of last year to discuss ...
TN Black Caucus Member Wants Review Of Stand Your Ground Law
By Candace McCowan
Tennessee Black Caucus Chair Larry Miller said when the stand your ground law was created in Tennessee in 2007, it had bi-partisan support.
Law Enforcement Guide on How to Spot Satanic Activity in a Park ...
By EDW Lynch
In this clip from the 1994 video Law Enforcement Guide to Satanic Cults, a man (who claims to have performed occult rituals in the past) shows us how to spot and decode signs of satanic cult activity in a public park. Back in 2010 we posted ...
Laughing Squid
Daily Chronicle | House votes to replace 'No Child' education law
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, smiles as he walks to the floor of the House of Representatives as the GOP majority passed legislation to replace the No Child Left Behind law in Washington on Friday. The Student Success Act ...

Web3 new results for law
Centers & Institutes - UCI Law - University of California, Irvine
UCI Law's centers and institutes provide in-depth focus and programs in specific areas of the law. So far, several centers have been created, forging ...
Congress Finally Decides NSA Surveillance Violates the Law Alex ...
Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which has broad jurisdiction over matters related to federal criminal law, arrived at the conclusion months after the  ...
Ozan Varol - Law Faculty - Law School - Lewis & Clark
Ozan O. Varol teaches in the areas of constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, Islamic law, and criminal law. His recent scholarsh...

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