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

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Kelly Borth: How a trademark can build product differentiation
Smart Business NetworkJanuary 1, 2012

An attorney who specializes in trademark law can best guide you on securing a trademark or you can go to the aforementioned website and manage the registration process yourself. The good news is it as long as there are not any complications, ...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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Tens of Thousands Protest New Constitution in Hungary
Voice of AmericaJanuary 2, 2012

The Fidesz party won a two-thirds majority in 2010 elections and has rewritten a large portion of the law. Critics fear the new constitution, which went into effect on January 1, curbs constitutional court powers, threatens the media and ends judicial ...more »

Freedom Of Speech & Religion
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Our View: DNR seeks renovation partner
Post-TribuneJanuary 3, 2012

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a ...more »

Age, Gender, Race & National Origin Discrimination
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Chris Selley: Frying our logic circuits over the abortion issue
National Post (blog)January 18, 2012

... and in Canada those rights are encoded in the Charter, which affords us “equal protection and equal benefit of the law … without discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability. ...more »

Native Americans
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Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Problem
NewsweekJanuary 2, 2012

Instead of complying, Weinstein took a seat several rows behind the driver and held her ground, channeling the spirit of that American civil-rights icon from more than a half century ago. A native of New York City who describes herself as modern ...more »

Religious Discrimination
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Loudoun supervisor's anti-gay campaign crashes the mainstream
Washington Post (blog)January 13, 2012

By Tom Jackman Eugene Delgaudio, the longtime Sterling supervisor on the Loudoun county board, and his trademark orange hat. (Tracy A. Woodward - The Washington Post) Everyone's favorite openly gay-hating Loudoun County supervisor, Eugene Delgaudio ...more »

Eminent Domain
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2011 dominated by Gateway Pacific Terminal
Blaine Northern LightJanuary 11, 2012

Blaine is currently considering eminent domain through the middle of a resident's property. I hope to work with Blaine officials to find an alternative because eminent domain would be very costly, would greatly reduce the owner's ability to use his ...more »

Sexual Harassment
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More sexual assault at work reported
AsiaOneJanuary 5, 2012

"About 100 to 200 million women in China have suffered or are suffering sexual harassment in the workplace, but only very few legal service centers provide counseling," Guo said. Chen Wei, an attorney specializing in women's rights protection at Ying ...more »

Freedom Of Information
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The cybersnoops are always one step ahead of ministers
The IndependentJanuary 2, 2012

Many ministers have started using their personal internet-based email accounts as a way of communicating beyond the reach of their civil servants and the Freedom of Information Act. We know Michael Gove used his personal email to correspond with his ...more »

Unlawful Search & Seizure
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Buffalo man accused of growing marijuana
Buffalo NewsJanuary 3, 2012

Narcotics detectives entered the residence Saturday after receiving a search warrant signed by Town Justice Geoffrey Klein. The detectives seized an assortment of growing equipment in addition to the plants, according to Capt. Michael Camilleri. ...more »

Freedom Of Press
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Full Press Statement by FJP Secretary-General on Recent Raids on NGO's
ikhwanWeb.comJanuary 1, 2012

Dr. Mohamed Saad Katatni, Secretary General of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), denounced the way in which civil society organizations have been dealt with and the closure of some such NGO's being accused of receiving donations from other countries ...more »


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