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China To Retaliate If US Currency Bill Becomes Law
NASDAQNovember 1, 2011

The proposed currency legislation would hurt both China and US interests and if it eventually becomes law, "we cannot ignore it and will definitely reciprocate in kind," said He Ning, director-general of the Department of American & Oceanian Affairs at ...more »

Kim Kardashian and the institution of marriage
Washington TimesNovember 1, 2011

Myra Chack Fleischer founded Fleischer & Associates in 2001 and serves as Lead Counsel with a focus on divorce, property, custody and support, settlement agreements, mediation, asset division and family law appeals. Read more Legally Speaking in the ...more »

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Affirmative Action
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Are Sea World's Killer Whales 'Slaves'?
The AtlanticNovember 2, 2011

He teaches courses in constitutional law and creative writing for law students at the University of Baltimore. He lives in Washington, DC Garrett Epps, a former reporter for The Washington Post, is a novelist and legal scholar. He lives in Washington, ...more »

Freedom Of Speech & Religion
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Supporters Say Robo-Calls Are Freedom Of Speech
Indiana Public MediaNovember 3, 2011

He says federal law supersedes Indiana code. “To tell you the truth I'm insulted when I hear a person who is an attorney general of a state talk about issues of minor inconvenience to voters in the state when you are dealing with political expression...more »

Age, Gender, Race & National Origin Discrimination
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Go! Arts & Entertainment calendars Nov. 11-17: Exhibits & Galleries
Times Herald-RecordNovember 10, 2011

Admission $6, $5 senior citizens, $3 ages 12-17, free age 11 and younger. Because of ongoing construction, there is no handicap access and no drop-off option for the mansion and the gardens. Call 570-296-9625 or visit Harness Racing...more »

Native Americans
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UC Davis media sources for cases pending before the US Supreme Court
UC DavisNovember 9, 2011

US EPA (concerning environmental enforcement policy; wetlands; water pollution) and PPL Montana v. State of Montana (state ownership of rivers; public trust doctrine). Frank is an expert in environmental and natural resources law. ...more »

Religious Discrimination
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Why are we seeing so much religious discrimination in the USA these days?
Gather.comNovember 2, 2011

This country was founded on the principals of religious freedom. Thomas Jefferson even had a Koran which he read and understood in his library. These unwarranted Christian bigots in my opinion are creating a foundation of religious hate that is just as ...more »

Eminent Domain
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Campaign Law Issue Of Federal Hearing
WAPT JacksonNovember 3, 2011

A group of Lafayette County residents have told a federal judge that Mississippi's campaign finance law stops them from campaigning as they want to for an eminent domain constitutional amendment. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported that US ...more »

Sexual Harassment
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Sexual Assault Charges against Glacier High School, Kalispell Montana a legal ... (press release)November 4, 2011

In most cases involving civil suits against a school district, its employees and agents are provided under our United States Constitution protection from liability under the doctrine of sovereign immunity. This comes from the common law where the State ...more »

Freedom Of Information
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Hearing on Walter Casper's alleged parole violations set for today
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleNovember 8, 2011

On Oct. 18, Casper went before administrative law Judge William Crowe in a session that lasted only a few minutes. Casper's lawyer, Clark Zimmerman, said Casper was contesting the allegations, and Crowe rescheduled the hearing because state Parole ...more »

Unlawful Search & Seizure
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DoJ: Stingray cellphone tracking device falls under Fourth Amendment, but don ...
EngadgetNovember 6, 2011

Since his arrest, the 30-year-old Rigmaiden has been battling the feds in the US District Court of Arizona, on allegations that their tracking tactics constituted an unlawful search and seizure, thereby violating his Fourth Amendment rights. ...more »

Freedom Of Press
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A Successor, Picked by a Tainted Hand
Wall Street JournalNovember 10, 2011

Associated Press People of Freedom party secretary Angelino Alfano arriving at the Rome residence of Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. For months, Mr. Berlusconi has been grooming Angelino Alfano, secretary of his People of Freedom party and a former ...more »


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