Texas’s anti-abortion law is back at SCOTUS. Here’s what’s

The Texas law was specifically drafted to evade judicial review. Ordinarily, a plaintiff who wishes to challenge a state law in federal court must sue the state official charged with enforcing

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Law professor says emotions play an 'integral part of

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How much does law school cost

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The 50 Best Law Schools In America

(7 days ago) The law school is the alma mater of former US Attorney General John Ashcroft and Robert Bork, former judge of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Read our full methodology here.

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Florida finds uncommon allies in court fight over law

(3 days ago) Federal law has long barred sales of handguns to people under 21. But the Florida law went further by preventing the sale of rifles, shotguns and other long guns to people ages 18 to 20.

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Hollywood's hottest stylist: Who is Law Roach

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Henry Lee Adams, pioneering figure in Utah law, dies at 86

(4 days ago) Henry Lee Adams, the first Black person to graduate from the University of Utah’s law school and to serve as an assistant attorney general in Utah, has died. Adams died Oct. 15, according to a

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Maybe Texas’s abortion law will open the door for

(3 days ago) Texas’s highly restrictive abortion law, SB8, was designed to sidestep all the reasons the Supreme Court might be forced to invalidate it under Roe v. Wade. Consider, for example, its unusual

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Traction Law in effect for Cottonwood Canyons as rain

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Judge likely to block law barring civilian police oversight

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NY Supreme Court Rules Criminal Reform Law

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Supreme Court to take up Texas abortion law but declines

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Democrats defer proposal to ban contributions from law

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The new Texas abortion law could be a civil suit model for

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Governor disputes GOP characterization of her absence at

(1 days ago) Governor disputes GOP characterization of her absence at law enforcement memorial ceremony. Iraq war veteran pleads guilty to attacking U.S. Capitol policeman on Jan. 6. …

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Political leaders, law enforcement officers remember Hoke

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Law enforcement urges parents to check sex offender

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Did National Grid pipeline project violate the law

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Illinois Senate votes to repeal law requiring parental

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Governor releases third-party review of state law enforcement

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Supreme Court should block Texas abortion law and reject

(8 days ago) The Supreme Court should block the enforcement of a restrictive Texas abortion law and preserve Roe v. Wade, the Biden administration said in a brief to the court. The Department of Justice argued

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Texas Court of Criminal Appeals upholds 'revenge porn' law

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China passes law to reduce pressure on children from homework

(8 days ago) China passed a law Saturday to limit the pressure on children from homework and after-school tutoring, state media said, as the country reforms its ultra-competitive education system. Local

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Abbott signs new Texas congressional maps into law

(1 days ago) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Monday signed into law a new congressional map that would effectively shore up the GOP's power in the state while offering little in the way of new political

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Supreme Court leaves Texas abortion ban in place, agrees

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Singapore invokes ‘fake news’ law in push against anti

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How a law on shift scheduling in advance helps women

(6 days ago) Harknett and her colleagues found that 40 percent of workers covered by Seattle’s law still reported schedule changes with less than two weeks’ notice—two years after the law went into effect.

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WCSD Trustees consider possible open meeting law violations

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Will Wisconsin's child labor reform bill become law

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Holcomb releases outside review of Indiana law enforcement

(8 days ago) “The law enforcement academy officials we spoke with were highly motivated to support their core mission and were open to making improvements,” the report stated. “The staff from the law

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Hong Kong passes film censorship law to 'safeguard

(5 days ago) The law empowers Hong Kong's chief secretary, the second-most powerful figure in the city's administration, to revoke a film's licence if it is "found to be contrary to national security interests."

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Hong Kong Passes Film Censorship Law, Curbing Free Speech

(1 days ago) Since the security law passed in June 2020, the city legislature has adopted an anti-doxxing law, moved to limit information available in the companies registry, and curtailed the content of

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DOJ and Texas face off in court over restrictive abortion law

(6 days ago) Arguing that Texas' law "imperils the supremacy clause of the U.S. Constitution," Netter argued the DOJ was a "proper plaintiff" because of the Heartbeat Act's "unprecedented attack on the

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Amnesty to close two Hong Kong offices, cites security law

(5 days ago) The law has repeatedly been used to target people who have upset the authorities for any number of reasons – from singing political songs to discussing human rights issues in the classroom

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China passes law to cut homework and tutoring 'pressures

(2 days ago) China has passed an education law that seeks to cut the "twin pressures" of homework and off-site tutoring in core subjects, the country's official Xinhua news …

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NY bill would make NYS exempt from judgments by Texas

(1 days ago) A challenge to a controversial Texas abortion law is heading to the Supreme Court. It has been called one of the most restrictive in the nation. The law allows individual citizens of the state to

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FactChecking Claims About the Georgia Voting Law

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Tougher anti-hazing Collin's Law reintroduced in Ohio

(7 days ago) Collin's Law would expand the definition of hazing in Ohio to include the forced consumption of drugs and alcohol. Most notably, the bill would increase the criminal penalties for …

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Florida hits Big Tech with a first-of-its-kind

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'NCIS': Who Is New Cast Member Katrina Law

(5 days ago) Before NCIS, Law was a regular on the final season of CBS' Hawaii Five-O. She also played the assassin Nyssa al Ghul in 20 episodes of The …

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Amnesty to shutter Hong Kong offices, blames security law

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Breaking down claims about Georgia's election law: What's

(5 days ago) The old law also mandated one day of Saturday early voting, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., and the new law requires it last until 5 p.m., and be held on two Saturdays. The new law also specifically

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Kemp signs permanent daylight saving time bill into law in

(5 days ago) Kemp signs permanent daylight saving time bill into law in Georgia News Staff 4/24/2021. Charlottesville civil trial over deadly 2017 'Unite the Right' rally set to begin.

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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown signs 'Duty to Intervene' law

(9 days ago) The City of Buffalo announced that the Duty to Intervene law, also known as Cariol's Law, was signed Wednesday evening by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown. Under the new law

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