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Senate OKs charity tax law amendment'Skylar's Law' should be strongly consideredPhilippine top court halts contraceptives lawConcussion in Youth Sports: Ohio's Return-to-Play Law in effect April 26He's not an athlete, but he's a playerSC panel approves bill opposing federal lawBar Topnotcher Gave Up Football To Take Up LawJudge dismisses challenge to animal rights lawPhilippine top court halts contraceptives lawBar top-notcher an ex-football player, sets sights on uncharted fieldAlix's Law Passes NYS SenatePhilippine top court halts contraceptives lawNY Considers Changes In New Gun Control LawNY Considers Changes In New Gun Control LawAssociate dean at Troy University receives award from national sports law...

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BREAKING: NFL et al win 1st round in NJ sports betting battle
NorthJersey.com (blog)March 1, 2013

A statewide referendum to approve sports betting in New Jersey received 64 percent of the vote in Nov. 2011 in spite of the federal law, and the Democratic-controlled state legislature and Republican Governor Christie quickly turned the voter sentiment ...more »

Law change brings disaster declaration for tribes
WBTVMarch 5, 2013

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina was first to get a disaster declaration after a change to the Stafford Act that was part of the $50.5 billion emergency assistance package for Superstorm Sandy victims. Obama signed that bill into ...more »

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Senate OKs charity tax law amendment
Williamsport Sun-GazetteMarch 21, 2013

HARRISBURG (AP) - The interests of nonprofit institutions and Pennsylvania's financially struggling cities in which they often reside clashed Wednesday on the state Senate's floor, as Democrats decried tax-exempt protections as having run out of control.more »

'Skylar's Law' should be strongly considered
Martinsburg JournalMarch 21, 2013

Speaking of his own missing daughter, Neese said this: "Changing this law, God forbid, may be too late for Skylar. But please allow for this bill to be debated on the (House of Delegates) floor so other families may not have to go through this horrible ...more »

Philippine top court halts contraceptives law
Alpena NewsMarch 21, 2013

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court temporarily halted the implementation of a law that provides state funding for contraceptives, legislation opposed by the dominant Roman Catholic Church but supported by reproductive health ...more »

Concussion in Youth Sports: Ohio's Return-to-Play Law in effect April 26
Loveland MagazineMarch 20, 2013

Student Athlete Concussion Information Sheet (for Interscholastic Activities) - Starting April 26th, 2013, Ohio law (ORC 3313.539 and ORC 3314.03) prohibits schools from allowing a student to practice for or compete in interscholastic athletics (school ...more »

He's not an athlete, but he's a player
Baltimore SunMarch 20, 2013

He chose Arizona State University law school because every major sport has a franchise in the state, and it is a popular off-season destination for athletes. The minute he landed, ... "It isn't a great business model," Sam said of the agent's life ...more »

SC panel approves bill opposing federal law
WBTVMarch 20, 2013

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A House panel has advanced a bill declaring South Carolina's opposition to the federal health care law. The measure approved Wednesday 4-2 along party lines would put Republican lawmakers' well-known opposition into state law.more »

Bar Topnotcher Gave Up Football To Take Up Law
Manila BulletinMarch 20, 2013

Ingles, who topped the 2012 bar examinations, said both sports and law school should have an undivided attention and thus, he admitted that leaving football is one of the tough choices he made. After all, Ingles had made a name for himself in the ...more »

Judge dismisses challenge to animal rights law
My Fox BostonMarch 20, 2013

BOSTON (AP) - A judge in Boston has thrown out a lawsuit challenging a 2006 federal law that animal rights activists say violates their free speech rights. U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro dismissed a challenge brought by five people who said the ...more »

Philippine top court halts contraceptives law
Martins Ferry Times LeaderMarch 20, 2013

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine Supreme Court temporarily halted the implementation of a law that provides state funding for contraceptives, legislation opposed by the dominant Roman Catholic Church but supported by reproductive health ...more »

Bar top-notcher an ex-football player, sets sights on uncharted field
GMA NewsMarch 20, 2013

"I want to establish sports law in the Philippines," declared Ingles, a 29-year-old Ateneo law graduate who was part of the university's football squad that won the UAAP championship from 2004 to 2006. "I was hoping na magkaroon ng jurisprudence on ...more »

Alix's Law Passes NYS Senate
WKBW-TVMarch 20, 2013

18-year-old Alix Rice was killed by Doctor James Corasanti in a hit-and-run accident in the summer of 2011. Despite being convicted of DWI, he was not convicted of leaving the scene of an accident. The law was passed in the State Senate last year, but ...more »

Philippine top court halts contraceptives law
Alabama's13.comMarch 20, 2013

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine Supreme Court temporarily halted the implementation of a law that provides state funding for contraceptives, legislation opposed by the dominant Roman Catholic Church but supported by reproductive health ...more »

NY Considers Changes In New Gun Control Law
13WHAM-TVMarch 20, 2013

Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are considering changes in New York's new gun control law involving the new limit of seven bullets in magazines. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says leaders are discussing returning to a 10-bullet limit, which is ...more »

NY Considers Changes In New Gun Control Law
13WHAM-TVMarch 19, 2013

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says that's one of several, mostly "technical" changes to the nation's toughest gun control measure rushed into law in January one month after the Newtown, Conn., shooting. Silver says the leaders are considering the ...more »

Associate dean at Troy University receives award from national sports law...
al.com (blog)March 19, 2013

... association's publication the “Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport.” The association is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the study and dissemination of information about the legal aspects of sport and recreation, according to its website. View ...more »

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