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School librarian recalls ‘surreal’ police visits to books months before new Missouri law | KCUR 89.3

Last fall, at school board meetings across the country, parents upset about COVID-19 precautions began talking about another grievance — school library books. In the St. Louis area, groups of parents went to board meetings to read aloud passages they said were sexually explicit, calling the books “criminal.” St. Louis …

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Asia deals: Trilegal strikes $4.7 billion payout deal, Hong Kong capital markets slump and Pinsent on two listings from Singapore to London

India Indian company Trilegal acted as sole advisor to global consumer internet group and tech investor Prosus Ventures, and PayU India in securing unconditional clearance from the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for the acquisition of IndiaIdeas.com Limited (BillDesk). It is India’s largest-ever digital payments acquisition, and the deal, announced …

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Can trademark law stop a racist video game?

An otherwise mundane motion for an injunction filed last week in federal court in Seattle opens with this startling sentence: “Defendants’ forthcoming Star Frontiers New Genesis game contains vile content, including blatantly racist and transphobic content. ” The problem is that the dispute is not about discrimination but about trademark …

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Reviews | Lindsey Graham’s abortion bill is hypocritical and dangerous

Just a few months ago, Senator Lindsey O. Graham wanted states to write their own abortion rules. Today, he has changed his mind: States should still write their own abortion rules, but only if these rules are severely restrictive. The South Carolina Republican introduced a bill on Tuesday that would …

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German district court drops climate change case against Mercedes-Benz

The Mercedes-Benz logo is pictured at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany September 10, 2019. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, Sept 13 (Reuters) – A lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz (MBGn.DE) by a German climate NGO, the first time German citizens …

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Federal judge blocks Arizona law limiting police shooting

PHOENIX — A federal judge on Friday blocked enforcement of a new Arizona law restricting how the public and journalists can film police, in agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union and several media organizations that have supported that it violated the First Amendment. U.S. District Judge John J. Tuchi …

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Rising rates will boost UK corporate pension deals – Rothesay CEO

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Rising interest rates in Britain will make it easier for company pension schemes to pay the cost of insurance, driving growth in the pension insurance market, said Thursday the new general manager of the insurer Rothesay. …

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‘It’s true, apart from the made-up elements’: why people are lining up to sue Netflix performances | netflix

One can have a lot of fun with the familiar warning that appears on screen before the start of a TV drama or movie. A mischievous recent line, shown at the start of every episode of Invent Anna, the Netflix show about Anna Sorokin (also known as Anna Delvey), the …

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Two Mexican Nationals Arrested, 30 Pounds of Cocaine Seized in FBI Investigation of Boston Organized Drug Crime – FBI

With the assistance of the Massachusetts State Police’s Commercial Vehicle Law Enforcement Section and Air Wing, and the FBI’s Boston Division Springfield Office, investigators followed the tractor-trailer driven by Mr. Quintero to the Ludlow Service Plaza. After witnessing an exchange of narcotics between Mr. Quintero and Mr. Castro, Mr. Castro …

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Napa Valley College Files Report on Recent Data Breach Following Ransomware Attack | Console and Associates, PC

On August 25, 2022, Napa Valley College confirmed that the company suffered a data breach after an unauthorized party gained access to sensitive consumer data contained on NVC’s network. According to NVC, the breach resulted in the compromise of names and social security numbers belonging to certain individuals. Recently, NVC …

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North Texas ministers: Abortion bans violate religious freedom of Methodists

Texas’ near-total abortion ban and its so-called ‘bounty’ law have had a chilling effect on the ability of Methodist ministers to counsel pregnant parishioners in accordance with the doctrine of their faith, according to a letter sent on behalf of four North Texas members. United Methodist ministers. The ministers argue …

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US judge asks Justice Department to release Trump’s redacted search affidavit

An aerial view of former US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home after Trump said FBI agents raided it, in Palm Beach, Florida, US, August 15 2022. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) – A Florida federal judge on Thursday ordered …

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Prosecuting crooks remains a legal challenge

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – The process of prosecuting scammers can be long, but Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said the harsh reality is that many criminals walk away unscathed. “Those who engage in this behavior generally do not live within the jurisdiction of the state of Alabama,” Marshall said. “A …

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The Hidden Roadblock of Privacy Law: What Americans Believe

America’s conception of privacy itself, as much as a deadlocked Congress, is preventing the United States from passing a national digital privacy law, experts tell Axios. The big picture: American citizens, unique among global populations, view privacy as the right to decide who enters their space. Zoom out: American individualism …

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They pledged not to prosecute abortions, but the reality is harsher. Ask Florida State’s Attorney Ousted DeSantis

When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to abortion, some city and county prosecutors across the country pledged to refrain from enforcing new state-imposed bans on the procedure. Such promises can be difficult to keep. Just ask Andrew Warren, the twice-elected state’s attorney in Hillsborough County, Florida, a …

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Unlimited potential to build new facilities, housing for people aging outside of the foster care system

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – An organization that helps those preparing to become legal adults who are still in the foster care system says it is in the early stages of creating a facility that will give them a place where to go. Unlimited potential purchased the nursing home at 1115 …

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Family Offices and Estate Planning in the Cayman Islands | Conyers

Family offices can come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but their primary function is to serve the needs of a wealthy individual or family group. With increasing diversity in the types of family offices, there is also more diversity in the places where they can be found. …

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Justice Department intervenes in 2020 election robocalls prosecution

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has weighed in on a civil lawsuit against two conservative political operatives accused of using robocalls to dissuade black voters from participating in the 2020 election. The department said on Friday that defense attorneys for the two men misinterpreted the suffrage law, …

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Linklaters, longtime German partner of Allen & Overy, dies at 60

Former Linklaters and Allen & Overy heavyweight partner Neil Weiand has died of a serious illness, just months after retiring from Linklaters. He was 60 when he died on July 26, according to Linklaters, and had retired from the partnership in January 2022. A highly experienced banking, corporate and capital …

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31 states don’t limit who can buy voter file data – Ballotpedia News

Welcome to Wednesday, August 10, Brew. By: Samuel Wonacott Here is what awaits you to start your day: 31 states have no restrictions on who can purchase voter registry data Final incumbent vs. incumbent primary to come at NY-12 Texas State Board of Education Discusses Changes to State Social Studies …

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Just because it’s on the internet doesn’t mean it’s in the public domain | Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

As a parent of a student musician, I take videos of my child’s public performances. Sometimes music schools or concert sites have created videos of concerts where my child has performed and put them online. Over the years, I’ve seen other parents create social media posts that adapt a video …

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Indiana passes restrictive abortion law, causing economic fallout

Comment this story Comment Indiana’s sweeping new abortion ban produced immediate political and economic fallout on Saturday, as some of the state’s largest employers opposed restrictions, Democratic leaders hatched strategies to change or repeal the law , and abortion rights activists have planned to organize alternative venues for women seeking …

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Legislation signed to update the legal definition of consent

By Megan GanonUnder current Alaska state law, it is not enough for a sexual assault victim to say “no” to prove that consent was not given. The use of force or the threat of death or physical injury must be involved in the crime. This will change in January.Last Thursday, …

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Kansas voters reject anti-abortion constitutional amendment

Kansas voters on Tuesday rejected an amendment that would have removed abortion protections from the state constitution, the Associated Press reports. Why is this important: This is the first time since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade that American voters are voting on abortion. State of play: The amendment …

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Further investment in the digital transformation of the UK legal sector

£4m to modernize the UK legal sector through technology Desire to keep the sector at the forefront of legal services worldwide Investments to boost access for individuals and businesses A new investment of £4 million will provide a second phase of the LawtechUK programme, supporting modernization through the development of …

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Wisconsin Election Commission: No Indication of MyVote Vulnerability

The Wisconsin Elections Commission released the statement below following reports of illegal and isolated attempts to obtain mail-in ballots through MyVote, the online voter registration and information website from Wisconsin: There is no indication of vulnerability with the MyVote application. The idea that postal voting requests made online, via MyVote, …

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Assistant Attorney General Todd Kim delivers remarks announcing the launch of an Environmental Justice Inquiry in the City of Houston, Texas | Takeover bid

Notes as prepared for delivery Thank you, U.S. Attorney Lowery, and good morning everyone. Assistant Attorney General Clarke noted that this investigation builds on the Justice Department’s “response to ever-growing environmental justice issues.” Too often we find that the health of a person and their family depends on where they …

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Shaheen and bipartisan group of senators introduce reforms to the Electoral Count Act of 1887

July 20, 2022 (Washington DC) – Today, WE Senator Shaheen (D-NH) and a bipartisan group of Sgenerators to presented two proposals that include legislation to reform and modernize the old Electoral Count Act of 1887 to ensure that the electoral votes counted by Congress accurately reflect each state’s vote for …

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Uvalde school shooting police are investigating their behavior

One day after a Texas House report found that systemic failures caused law enforcement’s sloppy response to the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting, state and local authorities pushed their own internal investigations to determine what their individual agents and officers did. did and did not during the May 24 massacre. Governor …

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Department of Corrections’ ban on clergy visits ruled unconstitutional

WILL sued the Department of Corrections on behalf of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee The news: Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge William Hue issued a summary decision that the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WIDOC) violated state law and the state constitution when the agency has prohibited Catholic clergy from attending to …

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EU froze 13.8 billion euros in Russian assets over Ukraine war, official says

European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders addresses the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, September 15, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, July 12 (Reuters) – The European Union has so far frozen 13.8 billion euros ($13.83 billion) in …

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Uber courted politicians to help it expand globally despite its ‘other than legal’ status, leaked documents show

Topline A wealth of documents leaked to The Guardian suggest ride-sharing giant Uber knowingly defied local regulations, courted powerful officials and even viewed possible violence against its drivers as political leverage during a period of rapid global expansion under co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick. Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick …

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Biden issues executive order in response to abortion ruling

The groups called for more tangible actions, such as declaring a separate abortion-related public health emergency. The announcement came as Democratic governors in Maine, Colorado, Rhode Island and North Carolina also signed executive orders this week establishing certain abortion protections in those states. The Senate Judiciary and Health, Education, Labor …

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Alabama cites Supreme Court ruling on abortion in transgender youth case

June 30 (Reuters) – Just days after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, Alabama cited the ruling in a bid to ban parents from getting blockers puberty and certain other medical treatments for their transgender children. The citation came in an appeal by …

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FBI Washington Field Office Announces Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund as Recipient of 2021 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award — FBI

WASHINGTON—Deputy Director-in-Charge Steven M. D’Antuono is pleased to announce that the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) is the recipient of the 2021 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) for Washington Field Office (WFO). On Monday, June 27, 2022, SALDEF Executive Director Kiran Kaur Gill and Program Manager …

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The Supreme Court that turns right-wing grievances into law

The Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe vs. Wade, allowing state governments to force women into childbirth, is the result of decades of right-wing political advocacy, organizing and electoral victory. It is also only the beginning of the Court’s mission to reshape all of American society according to conservative demands, without …

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Hydrogen in Australia – The States of the Game | Insights and Events

Introduction In May, we published a legal update on the recent Australian federal election (here) and what a new Labor government could mean for the renewable energy industry in Australia. The note pointed out that no specific legislation was planned for hydrogen. Australian states have been more active in trying …

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Reviews | Why Watergate-era campaign finance laws failed

Placeholder while loading article actions Ellen L. Weintraub is a commissioner with the Federal Election Commission. Burglars who broke into Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate office complex 50 years ago sparked cover-ups, investigations, constitutional crises, presidential resignation, profound damage to Americans’ faith in government and a series of …

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Reinventing age equality at work

In 2015, the Australian Human Rights Commission found that 27% of older workers had experienced age discrimination at work in the past two years. Seven years later, little has changed. Age discrimination is still common in the workplace, affecting both older and younger workers. Aging is not just a problem …

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Liberal Justice Sotomayor Says US Supreme Court’s ‘Mistakes’ Can Be Corrected

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – Liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor said on Thursday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s “mistakes” in high-profile cases can be corrected over time as she strikes a positive tone before a decision in which his conservative majority should restrict the right to abortion. Sotomayor, speaking in Washington …

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Rudolph Giuliani sues Smartmatic to recover legal fees in Fox News lawsuit

NEW YORK, June 14 (Reuters) – Rudolph Giuliani has sued Smartmatic to recover legal costs as he defends against his $2.7 billion lawsuit accusing him, Fox News Network and others of falsely claimed the company helped rig the 2020 US presidential election, so Joe Biden would defeat Donald Trump. In …

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Political ideology influences managerial decisions such as mask-wearing in federal judiciary, study finds – The Source

Federal District judges appointed by Republican presidents have been found to be less likely to require masks to be worn in the courtroom during the COVID-19 pandemic, new law school research finds. Washington University in St. Louis. “We find strong evidence that political ideology influenced the management of the justice …

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Gun reforms are popular. Why don’t our laws reflect this?

Universal background checks are perhaps the most popular policy ever to be enacted at the federal level. For more than two decades, polls constantly showed that between 80 and 90% of Americans Support extending checks to cover private sales, with high support consistently found among Republicans and gun owners. Other …

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State Report Finds District 60 Violated HIPAA to Access Employee Immunization Records

PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) — A report from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment obtained by 13 Investigations found Pueblo School District 60 violated HIPAA laws to access employee vaccination information. The report says D60 “did not obtain written permission from staff before querying the CIIS for their vaccination …

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Rick Scott has signed a law raising the age to buy a gun in Florida. But now he opposes doing the same at the federal level

“If you look at the federal government, nothing seems to have happened there,” Scott said while signing the measure, which was prompted by the murder of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida a few weeks prior. “You’re going to elect people, you expect them to …

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Penn Station Project Foes Fund Assembly Candidate who pledges to stop redevelopment

Property owners on the path to a planned redevelopment tied to a Penn Station renovation are paying tens of thousands of dollars to help elect a candidate for state assembly who has vowed to stop the project. Real estate mogul Arnold Gumowitz is the sole funder of Support the West …

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Employers reconsider abortion coverage as SCOTUS ruling looms

OVERVIEW As the United States awaits the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs vs. Jacksonwho can overthrow Roe vs. Wade and eliminating the federal standard for access to abortion, some states are considering establishing their own standards that would prohibit or protect the medical procedure. This state-by-state regulation will cause some …

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How to make it possible to record medical appointments

Seeing a healthcare professional is an essential part of the healthcare journey, whether in person or through the now commonplace telehealth service. During these relatively short interactions, a lot of important, sometimes life-changing information is shared. However, research has shown that people forget most of what they are told at …

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Supreme Court legalizes prostitution and declares that every individual has the right to a dignified life

The Supreme Court on Thursday recognized sex work as a profession, saying the fundamental protection of human decency and dignity is extended to every citizen of the country, including sex workers and their children. A three-judge bench headed by Justice L. Nageswara Rao invoked the special powers under Article 142 …

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After Viking River cruises, legislature may try to preserve private attorney general model | Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

In Viking River Cruises, Inc. vs. Moriana, Case No. 20-1573, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to decide whether representative claims under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) are subject to individual arbitration. In Iskanian vs. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, 59 cal. 4th 348 (2014), the California Supreme …

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SEC sues Florida firm that raised $410 million over IPO-related fraud filings

NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday sued a Florida company that allegedly raised at least $410 million by fraudulently promising investors access to private companies that might proceed to IPOs. In a civil complaint filed in Manhattan federal court, the SEC also …

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Let It Grow: Why More Law Schools Should Teach Cannabis Law – JURIST – Commentary

Douglas A. Berman and Jana Hrdinová, executive director and administrative director, respectively, of the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, discuss their center’s recent report on courses and curriculum in drug law. cannabis in law schools across the United States. … California’s 1996 …

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Defending the Outsider – Harvard Law Today

If life itself is our greatest teacher, then a student who can apply lived experience to classroom learning benefits from a superior education. William Greenlaw ’22 not only has these tools, but he already applies them to the law. Growing up in what he describes as a working-class Indiana family, …

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Protecting the identity of minors in court records is key to rehabilitation

Many of the fundamental principles that we hold dear are in tension with each other. Courts are often called upon to resolve such conflicts between competing values. Our Constitution and our long legal tradition require the courts to dispense justice openly and without delay. While openness is a core value …

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Policy on Bagga’s arrest process: Why it may set a bad precedent

Process of prevailing over politics – this is at the heart of the dispute over arrest of Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga. Interstate arrests are common and require cooperation between the local police where the arrest is made and the police where the offense is believed to have …

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The Legal Psychedelic Industry: Drug Capitalism | Medications

On April 19, the Hotel Fontainebleau Miami Beach hosted the inaugural Benzinga Psychedelics Capital Conference, billed as “bringing together the leaders of the LARGEST publicly traded psychedelic companies with investors from across North America.” General admission was $697, plus a $26.86 fee. Attendees were promised a “chance to be in …

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Various Bills That May Impact Schools Lee | News, Sports, Jobs

The Lee County School District received an update on recent state legislation this week along with a notice that there is an avalanche of legal issues with many bills passing. Ashley Stacell, a legislative consultant for Capital Strategies Consulting Inc., reviewed six bills this week that …

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When are book bans unconstitutional? A First Amendment scholar explains

By Erica Goldberg The United States has become a nation divided over important issues in K-12 education, including the books students should be able to read in public school. Erica Goldberg Efforts to ban books school programsremove books from libraries and keeping lists of books that some find inappropriate for …

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Brits fend off lawsuits that ‘gag’ critics of oligarchs

British book publishers, newspapers and journalists have complained for many years about “lawfare” – the legal dispute that the super-rich start to avoid scrutiny, usually of their financial affairs. Russian oligarchs with ties to the UK have been particularly active in this area. They have often hired the UK’s most …

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Outrageous libel laws protected Jimmy Savile. Finally, change is on the cards | Meirion Jones

AAnyone who’s watched Netflix’s new film Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story will wonder how Savile got away with abusing children for decades – and why he wasn’t exposed sooner. As someone who has spent years trying to expose it myself, I believe there are four main reasons. First, the …

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The city has awarded over $1 million in fees after a lengthy legal battle over Allandale Station

Judge calls suit against individual defendants ‘frivolous’ and ‘designed solely to put tactical pressure on Barrie’ The City of Barrie and its individual agents have been awarded over $1 million in total costs from Correct Group Inc. (CGI) by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in a decade-long lawsuit related …

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Honors forum will focus on Razorbacks and the nation

Photo submitted Next fall, Honors students will get an insider’s perspective on intercollegiate athletics at an Honors College Forum, Razorbacks and the Nationwhich will be led by Scott Varady, executive director and general counsel of the Razorback Foundation and honorary alumnus of the U of …

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DeSantis WILL LOSE if Disney pursues new law, says former Trump lawyer

A conservative lawyer who worked for Donald Trump’s campaign said she believes Disney could succeed in a lawsuit against Florida to block a new law removing the company’s special tax and zoning liens. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a bill to dissolve the private government that Disney controls …

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Eight Partners Named in Variety’s 2022 Legal Impact Report

April 21, 2022 Variety named Century City partners Scott Edelman and Steve Tsoneff, Los Angeles partners Kevin Masuda, Benyamin Ross and Ilissa Samplin, New York partners Brian Ascher and Orin Snyder, and Orange County partner Michelle Gourley in its Legal Impact Report 2022, an annual list of leading entertainment industry …

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Women in Business Law Awards Americas 2022: shortlist revealed

The Women in Business Law Awards have released the full list of finalists for their 2022 Americas Awards. The awards come together to recognize leading women lawyers from both continents and celebrate law firms that have impressive initiatives to promote diversity and women in the legal industry. The winners will …

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As the state tightened access to opioids, the illegal drug trade created a deadly new era in Maine’s opioid crisis.

By the time Maine lawmakers passed a bill that significantly stemmed the flow of pharmaceutical opioids into the state, a booming illicit market for fentanyl and methamphetamine was already on the horizon, ready to usher in a new, deadlier era of the opioid epidemic. It took only about three years …

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NLRB general counsel wants to make ‘captive audience’ meetings illegal

​For more than 70 years, employers have had the right to call “captive hearing” meetings with employees about their statutory rights at work, including the right to refrain from forming unions. On April 7, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo announced in a memo that she would …

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The woman who refused her share of a $6 billion settlement to fight the family behind the opioid crisis | Opioid crisis

A Cottage outside Floyd, Va., is a quiet backdrop for Ellen Isaacs to fight one of the opioid epidemic’s longest wars: the battle to compel OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, its landlords and its leaders to account. It’s a battle Isaacs, a former mortgage fraud expert at Citigroup, has been fighting …

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Board Diversity – An Overview for Nonprofits | Goodwin

Board diversity is one of the most visible corporate governance topics today. As pressure to diversify boards continues to grow, we anticipate that key constituencies of all types of entities, including nonprofits, may call for more diverse board composition. . Below, we discuss (1) recent diversity initiatives, influences and requirements …

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A month after the start of the war, these companies are still struggling to leave Russia

Companies are finding it increasingly difficult to justify continuing their operations in Russia as disturbing images of death and despair filter from Ukraine and Western governments move to further isolate Russia economically. Chipmaker giant Intel is the latest global company to halt operations in Russia, saying in a statement on …

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“A lot of evidence” to accuse Putin of war crimes

According to an international law expert, there is “abundant evidence” that Russian President Vladimir Putin will be indicted for war crimes over the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. The executive director of the International Bar Association, Dr Mark Ellis, told Breakfast under international law that directing attacks against civilians or civilian …

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Lawmakers Stifled Virginia’s Burgeoning Cannabis Industry, Advocates Say | Securities

RICHMOND – Jacob Williamson grows, manufactures and sells hemp-based CBD products through his family’s Hens and Hemp farm. He went through the licensing process to be a hemp farmer when it became legal in 2019, but now he’s quitting the industry. “We can’t keep up with the multi-million dollar cannabis …

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Picuris Pueblo strives to preserve its independence through the recreational cannabis industry NM

Picuris Pueblo rises above a western slope in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern New Mexico. It is hidden, the only access being the tribal roads of US Highway 75, which connects the towns of Vadito, Peñasco and Dixon to the roads leading to Taos or Española. This provides …

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Individual prepares to challenge Montana’s Food Choice Act

A legal complaint is drafted to challenge the constitutionality of Montana’s popular Local Food Choice Act, Food Safety News has learned. Montana’s Local Food Choice Act exempts home-cooked food producers from state licensing, licensing, certification, and labeling requirements (chap. 04 30). Jeff Havens, Sanitation Manager of Public Health and Registered …

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Creating and Managing an E-Discovery Budget | Association of Certified Electronic Discovery Specialists (ACEDS)

Understand the elements that drive costs in eDiscovery, know how to design and execute the project with these factors in mind, and develop the scope of an eDiscovery project based on the value of the case and the expectations of the client are essential skills for any eDiscovery practitioner. In …

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Petitions to change Michigan term limits, financial disclosure laws head for signature collection

A petition to change term limits and require financial disclosures for Michigan state lawmakers could begin collecting signatures next week. The proposal by the group Voters for Transparency and Term Limits would allow lawmakers to serve a total of 12 years in the Legislative Assembly between the State House and …

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Tips for Hiring a Home Cleaning Service

The first step to getting someone to do your dirty work is choosing to hire a company or an individual. If you’re going with an individual, a major downside is the additional legal responsibilities you’ll take on as an employer. Many families who hire domestic workers are unaware of these …

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US judge rules against Kentucky clerk who denied same-sex marriage licenses

Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis speaks during an interview on Fox News Channel’s ‘The Kelly File’ in New York September 23, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 19 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge has ruled that a former Kentucky county clerk knowingly violated …

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Verona police and school district identify person responsible for online threat

March 16, 2022 4:49 p.m. Job : March 16, 2022 4:49 p.m. VERONA, Wis. – Verona area school district officials said they identified the person responsible for posting a threat to social media on Wednesday morning. In a statement shared Wednesday afternoon, VASD public information officer Marcie Pfeifer-Soderbloom said the …

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A healthier legal profession starts with law school

Perhaps the worst-kept secret in the legal profession is that many of us have a poor work-life balance. Stress, burnout, depression, anxiety and substance abuse issues are too common phenomena. Efforts to address these issues continue to be largely reactive and piecemeal. Gym memberships and mindfulness classes can’t do much. …

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