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EXPLAINER: Texas abortion law gets Supreme Court arguments

The law, known as Senate Bill 8, has been the subject of a series of legal challenges since before it went into effect in September, and it made one previous trip to the high court.

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New NY law lets workers propose hours cut instead of layoffs

(8 days ago) The law, which takes effect immediately, also prohibits retaliating against workers who ask for the arrangement. Proponents say shared work programs help employees keep their …

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Supreme Court doesn't block Texas abortion law, sets hearing

(6 days ago) The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted just 48 hours, and bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks and

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EXPLAINER: How mental illness law is changing Ohio death row

(3 days ago) Ohio law already required weighing whether a death sentence was appropriate if an offender, “because of a mental disease or defect, lacked substantial capacity to …

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California law requires gender-neutral area in some stores

(5 days ago) The law only applies to toys and “childcare items,” which include hygiene and teething products. And it only applies to stores with at least 500 employees, meaning …

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FBI at Russian oligarch's homes for 'law enforcement' action

(7 days ago) FBI at Russian oligarch's homes for 'law enforcement' action. 1 of 12 Federal agents stand in front of a home of Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, Tuesday, Oct. …

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Social Business Law, the first step for the new economy

(9 days ago) Social Business Law, the first step for the new economy The existence of a legal framework on social enterprises in Mexico will not only help those that …

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California law to eventually ban gas-powered lawn equipment

(8 days ago) The law, authored by Democratic Assemblyman Marc Berman, is part of an aggressive strategy to reduce pollution in the nation's most populous …

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EXPLAINER: Texas abortion law again on path to high court

(4 days ago) The law was challenged by abortion rights advocates before it went into effect in September, but its unique enforcement mechanism frustrated those efforts at the time. The law

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California enacts law to strip badges from bad officers

(5 days ago) Law enforcement organizations and Republican lawmakers objected that the bill is still biased because just two of the nine members of a new disciplinary board …

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Indiana's governor asks court to review emergency law ruling

(8 days ago) Oct. 23, 2021 Updated: Oct. 23, 2021 8:37 a.m. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s governor is asking the state's high court to review a judge's ruling that upheld a new law

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Judge to sentence neo-Nazi group members under terrorism law

(5 days ago) 5 hours ago · On Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, a federal judge agreed to sentence Lemley and Mathews, two neo-Nazi group members, under a terrorism law, a key …

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EU unconvinced by Polish arguments on rule of law changes

(8 days ago) At the end of a two-day EU summit dominated by the standoff over core values like judicial independence and the primacy of EU law in member states, a large majority of leaders insisted that

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Missouri abortion law leads to court battle over referendums

(7 days ago) A Missouri law seeking to ban most abortions after 8 weeks of pregnancy spawned a legal battle Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, before the state's highest court over whether the people's right to

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Providers challenge only US law banning vaccine mandates

(6 days ago) The law — which applies to all vaccinations — prevents medical providers from complying “with national standards for the care and treatment of …

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Politics of 'three strikes' law

(5 days ago) This law comes with a considerable price, both in dollars and in the equity of our system of justice. California is the only state among the 23 that have "three strikes" laws that does not require

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Watchdog: Psaki violated ethics law by promoting McAuliffe

(6 days ago) It is up to the president to determine any appropriate disciplinary action for workers who violate the law, and Trump declined to take action against Conway or the others.

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Guatemalan town calm under martial law after mining dispute

(3 days ago) 4 hours ago · Guatemalan town calm under martial law after mining dispute. 1 of 15 A soldier stands guard in El Estor, in the northern coastal province of Izabal, Guatemala, Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. The

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Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

(4 days ago) The Texas law is just one that has set up the biggest test of abortion rights in the U.S. in decades, and it is part of a broader push by Republicans nationwide to …

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Texas abortion law foes target lawmakers' corporate donors

(9 days ago) The law's unusual enforcement mechanism kept it from being blocked by the Supreme Court: Private citizens, not the state, have the power to enforce the law

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Biden administration urges judge to block Texas abortion law

(5 days ago) The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, which is usually around six weeks, before some women know they are pregnant. To enforce the law

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EXPLAINER: The Texas abortion law's swift impact, and future

(6 days ago) EXPLAINER: The Texas abortion law's swift impact, and future. FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2021, file photo, Jillian Dworin participates in a protest against the six-week abortion ban at the Capitol in

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California protects reporters covering protests with new law

(6 days ago) California will project journalists from interference by police while covering civil protests under a bill signed into law Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, by Gov. Gavin Newsom. It was the second new law

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Judge upholds Indiana emergency law challenged by governor

(8 days ago) But constitutional amendments approved by statewide referendums in 1970 and 1984 removed those limits and the “emergency session” law is a …

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Gavin Newsom just signed 870 bills into law. Here are the

(5 days ago) The law, which goes into effect next year, will cap consumer loan interest rates at 36 percentage points above the main interest rate set by the Federal Reserve, which is currently around 2%.

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Court indicates it may wait to rule on Georgia abortion law

(3 days ago) The law included exceptions for rape and incest as long as a police report is filed. It also provided for later abortions when the mother's life is at risk or a serious medical condition renders a

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Abortions resume in some Texas clinics after judge halts law

(4 days ago) The Texas law is just one that has set up the biggest test of abortion rights in the U.S. in decades, and it is part of a broader push by Republicans nationwide to …

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Cost of 'three strikes' law

(7 days ago) The law was supposed to sweep career criminals off the street by mandating sentences of 25 years to life, without possibility of parole, for anyone with two "strikes" -- serious or violent felony

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Justice Department again presses to halt Texas abortion law

(5 days ago) The law bans abortions in Texas once cardiac activity is detected, which is usually at six weeks and before some women even know they are pregnant. Although …

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Supreme Court could OK new defense of Kentucky abortion law

(5 days ago) The law was adopted in 2018, when Republican Matt Bevin was governor. Following a lawsuit by abortion providers, a trial court permanently blocked the law, finding it …

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Federal judge: Florida immigration law racially motivated

(5 days ago) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down portions of a Florida immigration enforcement law that was a priority of the state's Republican governor, saying in …

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Rethinking California's 'three-strikes' law

(Just Now) 1 of 5 In this photo taken Dec. 3, 2010, Stanford law student Susannah Karlsson, left, poses in the office of Mike Romano, right, a lecturer at the law school on …

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Woman with Down syndrome loses UK abortion law challenge

(5 days ago) 2 of 5 Campaigner Heidi Crowter arrives at the High Court in London, Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. A woman with Down’s syndrome has lost a court challenge against the British government over a law

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EU summit loads pressure on Poland over rule of law

(8 days ago) EU summit loads pressure on Poland over rule of law. Oct. 21, 2021 Updated: Oct. 21, 2021 1:18 p.m. 1 of 8 Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel …

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Furor over Stanford law student who mocked Federalist Society

(1 days ago) A Stanford Law School student will be allowed to graduate after university officials determined Wednesday that a satirical flyer meant to mock …

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Judge continues to prohibit Iowa enforcement of mask ban law

(6 days ago) A federal judge Friday, Oct. 8, extended an order that will prevent state officials from enforcing a law that prohibits school districts from implementing mask requirements until a …

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If you don't like the Gavin Newsom recall rules, here's

(1 days ago) "A major problem is the conflict between Elec. Code § 11328 (recalls are conducted 'in substantially the manner provided by law for a regular election for the office') and Elec. Code § 8000(a

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Federal lawsuit seeks to stop or dramatically alter Gavin

(1 days ago) This argument was made by Berkeley Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, who wrote a New York Times op-ed last week arguing that because Newsom "can receive far more votes than any other candidate

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Justice department urges judge to halt Texas abortion law

(3 days ago) The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, which is usually around six weeks, before some women know they are pregnant. To enforce the law

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Lawsuit hoping to stop Gavin Newsom recall election fails

(3 days ago) The suit, filed by voters R.J. Beaber and A.W. Clark, alleged that the recall election is unconstitutional because it denies pro-Newsom voters equal protection of the law guaranteed by the

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CALIFORNIA / Verdict on '3 strikes' law mixed after first

(Just Now) "The law costs too much, does too little and targets the wrong people," said Vincent Schiraldi, executive director of the Justice Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., which issued the report

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Families dump teens under new 'safe-haven' law

(4 days ago) "The law in my opinion is being abused now," said Stuthman, who said he would push for a revision. "There are family services out there, but some …

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Flame-retardant maker sues over new Calif. law

(5 days ago) The law applies to any company that makes furniture to be sold in California, which has the world's eighth-largest economy, making it a major threat to …

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The verdict: USF has top law school

(5 days ago) The verdict: USF has top law school. Ken Garcia. March 28, 2003. There's been so much construction work at the University of San Francisco Law School in recent years that many students and fellow

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Montana Democrats want investigation of attorney general

(7 days ago) 56 minutes ago · The Democrats said the information could help them determine whether the Legislature should have more oversight over the use of state law enforcement, whether …

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Amnesty International to close Hong Kong offices this year

(7 days ago) 18 hours ago · The law outlaws secession, subversion of state power, terrorism and foreign collusion to intervene in the city’s affairs. More than 120 people, many of them supporters of the city's democracy

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