Constitutional Law & Civil Rights News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in January, 2012

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Landowners face jail threat over bird deaths
Scotland on SundayJanuary 1, 2012

The landmark “vicarious liability” legislation allows the prosecution of landowners or managers who fail to take steps to ensure staff and contractors act within the law. The legislation applies to the unlawful killing of wild birds and the possession ...more »

How to reap tax savings for selling your products abroad
Smart Business NetworkJanuary 1, 2012

You can also use an IC-DISC to provide an equity type of incentive to employees, which can serve as a motivation tool to improve productivity and increase export sales. Does a company have to be making a certain level of sales for the IC-DISC to make ...more »

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights News and Stories

Affirmative Action
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Tryst with an honest law
Daily News & AnalysisJanuary 2, 2012

Various lawmakers known as leading legal and constitutional experts aren't expected to maintain silence on the fact that the bill passed by the Lok Sabha was a Money Bill in nature and was ready for the President's assent only after the Rajya Sabha had ...more »

Freedom Of Speech & Religion
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Clarke urged to grab chance to save free speech
Evening StandardJanuary 4, 2012

Mr Singh's call comes as Justice Secretary Ken Clarke prepares to unveil a new Defamation Bill in response to concerns that current laws stifle free speech and prevent the exposure of wrongdoing. Mr Clarke published draft legislation last year, ...more »

Age, Gender, Race & National Origin Discrimination
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Job Shop: Job of the Day - 'A' Repairman - Machinist - Maryland Department of ...
MyFox Washington DCJanuary 3, 2012

MTA does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, ...more »

Native Americans
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Viewpoints Welcome
Greater Lansing Business MonthlyJanuary 3, 2012

At that time, much of that work was aimed at African American students but also included Latino, Native American and Asian populations. “As time went on, we moved from equal opportunity programs to the establishment of the department of human relations ...more »

Religious Discrimination
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Opposition hold anti-government rally in Hungary
NECNJanuary 2, 2012

... Activists were gathering in Budapest on Monday to protest the way their center-right government has used the law and the country's new constitution to exert its control over issues as varied as the economy, religious freedom and age discrimination. ...more »

Eminent Domain
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Obama, Congress begin 2012 in oil pipeline dispute
The Associated PressJanuary 2, 2012

Some landowners in the Sandhills celebrated the decision to reroute the project, but the pipeline's strongest opponents say they still have concerns about the prospect of the government using its power of eminent domain to seize land, ...more »

Sexual Harassment
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TORONTO LAWYER REPRIMANDED FOR SEXUALLY HARASSING PROSPECTIVE CLIENT
Law TimesJanuary 3, 2012

The Law Society of Upper Canada has reprimanded Toronto private practitioner Steven Sinukoff for professional misconduct stemming from allegations of sexual harassment. According to the LSUC, Sinukoff sexually harassed HR, a prospective client in ...more »

Freedom Of Information
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Lawyer sues INEC over N87bn spent in 2011 polls
VanguardJanuary 2, 2012

In the reliefs sought by the plaintiff, he wants to know whether, by a true interpretation and construction of Section 5 (a) of the Freedom of Information Act, 2011, the defendant (INEC) was not to allow the plaintiff unfettered access to information ...more »

Unlawful Search & Seizure
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UAE seizes 126kg drugs destined for Dubai
Emirates 24/7January 5, 2012

... Dubai and seized the stuff, which included 66kg of hashish and 60kg of Methamphetamine, known as crystal. Police said they had suspected the boat was carrying illegal items and decided to search it just as it docked in the Khor on September 22. ...more »

Freedom Of Press
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Freedom Energy Selects Phoenix Law Firm to Prepare SR-139/Shingle Recycling ...
Marketwire (press release)January 6, 2012

This press release contains certain "forward-looking" statements, as defined in the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Statements, which are not historical facts, ...more »

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