Daily Archives: May 16, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Consumer Law by Ada Kulesza  
Monsanto Allowed to Put Genetically Modified Food on Your Plate

Farmers, seed distributors and food justice organizations filed an appeal after their lawsuit against agricultural giant Monsanto was dismissed. More than 80 plaintiffs, including the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association, say Monsanto’s domination over genetically-modified organisms (GMO) threatens the world’s food supply. Because food companies aren’t required to label GMOs, you won’t know if the food you buy in a grocery store is genetically modified, or whether there are health consequences to eating it. Further, the wind can blow …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Courtney Sherwood  
George Zimmerman’s Inflammatory MySpace Won’t Affect Trial

A long-neglected MySpace page has come back to haunt George Zimmerman as he and his legal team prepare his defense against second-degree-murder charges in the killing of Trayvon Martin. On the page, which he created in 2005, Zimmerman: Disparaged Mexicans as “wanna be thugs” likely to pull knives and commit crimes. Bragged “Every time I go to court, I win” after felony obstruction of justice and battery charges were reduced to a single misdemeanor. Called a former fiancée who accused …

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Posted 5 years ago in Divorce Uncategorized by Richard Dahl  
Separating? Might as well Call a Divorce Lawyer Now

79 percent of married couples who separate end up getting divorced, according to a new study by Ohio State University. So if you’re moving out you might as well call a divorce lawyer now. The study found that the longer couples remained separated, the greater was the likelihood that they’d get divorced. The average length of a first separation was four years, but for the smaller group who reunite, the average separation was only two years. Seven percent of the …

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