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22 Apr 2014, 7:30 pm by Howard Friedman
AFP says:Burnei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah — the driving force behind sharia — is visiting Singapore, and the government is believed to be waiting for the all-powerful Islamic monarch to return before introducing the sensitive legal code.But the delay could feed perceptions of hesitation by the 67-year-old sultan — one of the world’s wealthiest men — who earlier this year faced a backlash from the country’s social-media-savvy citizens. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:40 pm by Elizabeth Shope
Downstream from tar sands extraction sites in Alberta, people are experiencing high rates of rare cancers, which the Canadian government has tried to downplay – not surprising given the massive, leaching toxic waste lakes, several of which sit adjacent to the Athabasca River. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:29 pm by Nadia Kayyali
Among other issues, the bill would codify the government’s bad interpretation of Section 702 of FISA. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:16 pm by Laurie Johnson
Of course, the government should still use its SCC estimate, because a low number is better than no number. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:07 pm by Jordan D. Maglich
 This included (1) the execution of federal government search warrants on TelexFree's Massachusetts office resulting in the inability to access complete records; and (2) the "significant time" TelexFree is spending to address complaints filed by the Massachusetts Securities Division and the Commission. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 6:05 pm by Michael Lowe
It’s impossible to be governed by a government that will be totally unrestricted with any rules to guarantee citizens’ privacy in their second home. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 5:47 pm by CrimProf BlogEditor
In part: The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), which governs when service providers may disclose private online messages like Twitter direct messages, was ahead of... [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 5:34 pm by Pam Potter
Medicaid is a government program that will pay for long-term custodial care. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 5:30 pm by Daniel E. Cummins
  The defense also argued that the fact that the Plaintiff treated with two separate orthopedic surgeons supported the request for multiple independent medical examinations (IMEs).The Plaintiff countered with the argument that his injuries were all orthopedic in nature and could all be addressed by a single physician at a single IME.As noted in the Opinion, Pa.R.C.P. 4010, which governs the parameters of IMEs, is silent on the issue of requests for multiple exams. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 5:17 pm by Rick Hasen
Page examining 30 years of opinion surveys and policy decisions by the federal government found that, “When a majority of citizens disagrees with economic elites and/or with organized … Continue reading → [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 4:54 pm by Lyle Denniston
  But the over-arching concern about government officials watching over an election campaign, at its peak moments, looking for lies, kept rising back into prominence in the argument. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 4:37 pm by Michel-Adrien
It is in need of modernisation to reflect the realities of government in the twenty-first century. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 4:24 pm by uwlegalscholarship
The University of Granada Faculty of Law of Public International Law and the Research Project “International Law and the New Governance after the Economic Crisis” present “The Reform of International Economic Governance” International Conference. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 4:16 pm by Matthew Izzi
It may seem excessive for the federal government to be stepping in, but with people’s privacy and online presences becoming more and more important, and with the rise of awareness surrounding cyberbullying, maybe this is exactly the kind of behavior we want the powers-that-be keeping in check. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:38 pm by Paul Caron
Wall Street Journal: Student-Debt Forgiveness Plans Skyrocket, Raising Fears Over Costs, Higher Tuition; Some Law Schools Advertise Their Own Plans to Cover Loan Repayments: Government officials are trying to rein in increasingly popular federal programs that forgive some student debt, amid rising concerns over the plans' costs and the possibility... [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:30 pm
AALL's Government Relations Office (GRO) will host a special open house during the Government Printing Office's Depository Library Council Meeting and Federal Depository Library (FDL) Conference on May 1 from 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by the annual law librarian and friends dinner just one block away at Kelly's Irish Times.AALL's GRO is located next door to the Government Printing Office, offering the perfect opportunity to see AALL's D.C. office… [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:25 pm by Barry Barnett
The first amendment right to petition the government "does not provide for a right to petition the courts in secret. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:16 pm
Rather, Proposal 2 represents a public determination that whatever the benefits of student diversity to all students, the majority of the population thinks those benefits are outweighed by harms accrued from allowing the government to discriminate based on race. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:07 pm by newshourvideo
The lower court here had relied on a 1982 Supreme Court decision that basically said that you can’t alter the political processes of government to disadvantage minorities. [read post]
22 Apr 2014, 3:07 pm by Jeffrey A. Newman
 ”Your theory leaves all these institutions at the mercy of the government. [read post]