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DA Files Motion For High Court To Recuse Gableman, Rehear Act 10 Case
WISC MadisonMarch 1, 2012

... he accepted free legal services from prominent Wisconsin law firm Michael, Best & Friedrich, which represented the state of Wisconsin in the legal fight over Act 10. Act 10 is the contentious law that made changes to collective bargaining rights ...more »

Supreme Court reaffirms pro-arbitration stance
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

In Compucredit Corp v Greenwood the Supreme Court held that claims brought under the Credit Repair Organisations Act are arbitrable and that arbitration agreements subject to the act must be enforced.(1) While Compucredit concerned domestic ...more »

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Administrative Hearings
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MediaTek takes Rambus license
EE TimesMarch 5, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO—Technology licensor Rambus Inc. said Monday (March 5) that Taiwanese chip vendor MediaTek Inc. agreed to license Rambus's patents, just days after a US International Trade Commission (ITC) administrative law judge ruled that MediaTek and ...more »

Federal Regulations
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Marijuana dispensaries warned of federal charges
Contra Costa TimesMarch 1, 2012

Federal law prohibits possessing or distributing marijuana for any reason, including medical use, but those who run or use dispensaries argue it's legal in California. They cite Proposition 215, the 1996 law that approved medical cannabis in the state, ...more »

Administrative Law
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Bourne firefighter might win job back via Civil Service
Wicked LocalMarch 15, 2012

By Anonymous The Massachusetts Division of Administrative Law Appeals ruled last week that fired Bourne Firefigher/paramedic Richard J. Doherty deserved to be punished by the town for his rude and disparaging Facebook postings but that the Civil ...more »

Investigations
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UCLA Off-Campus Student Apartment Defamed With Racial Slurs (VIDEO)
Huffington PostMarch 1, 2012

The racial slurs that were both anti-Mexican and sexist have prompted a hate crime investigation into the incident. Phrases etched in black marker across the door included "you rude ignorant spic cunts," "dirty Meximelt bitches," and "go eat some ...more »

Regulatory Enforcement
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Wyoming law enforcement officials concerned about allowing drivers to speed to ...
The RepublicMarch 1, 2012

Law enforcement officials are concerned about a proposal to allow Wyoming drivers to exceed the speed limit when passing vehicles on two-lane highways. House Bill 21 would let drivers go up to 10 mph over the speed limit if the vehicle they're passing ...more »

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