Daily Archives: September 24, 2012 - 5 results


Posted 2 years ago in About Lawyers.com by Larry Bodine  
NEW – Follow the Legal News Desk

Do you want to know about the law as it applies to social media? Marijuana? Gun ownership? LGBT issues? Celebrities? If so, you’re like most of our readers. We make a deliberate effort to report legal news that consumers can use.  Now you can also follow the headlines on Twitter and on  our new Facebook page, the Legal News Desk. We invite you to friend us and join the 15,000 people who have liked us.   Online How-To Kits The  …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Voter Suppression Laws To Keep 10 Million Latinos from Polls

The voter suppression laws being enacted in states around the country could have the cumulative effect of blocking the ballots of 10 million Latino citizens who could have otherwise legally voted, according to a new study. The report, to be released today by the civil rights group Advancement Project, says, “Like African Americans, Latinos have experienced decreased access and correspondingly lower levels of voter registration and participation than non-Hispanic whites.” There are 21 million Hispanic citizens over the age of …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd  
Man Arrested for Frowning During Olympic Event

Mark Worsfold, 54, a former British soldier and martial arts instructor, was sitting along a road on July 28 watching the Olympic men’s cycling race when he was detained because police on security alert said his “behavior” had “caused concern.” According to a report in The Guardian, Worsfold, after being handcuffed and taken to a police station, was told he was arousing suspicion because he “had not been seen to be visibly enjoying the event,” to which he replied, truthfully, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Michele Bowman  
More Grandparents Seeking Court-Ordered Visitation Rights

The baby boom generation is aging and people are living longer, healthier lives, which means more and more grandparents are active participants in their grandchildren’s lives. They are also learning that they can pursue visitation rights when divorce or family dysfunction results in their being cut off from their grandchildren. Some grandparents need to be very persistent in order to successfully secure these rights. In a recent case in Wisconsin, for example, a couple spent two years and thousands of …

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Posted 2 years ago in Personal Injury Products Liability by Aaron Kase  
Propecia Hair Loss Drug Causes Permanent Impotence

Receding hairlines be gone, promised Propecia, a 1990s-era drug originally created to combat prostate cancer. As it turned out, the hormones in the drug were remarkably effective in halting or reversing male pattern baldness. Unfortunately, as baldness disappeared, so followed erections. The regrettable side effects of the drug were a known issue, and the manufacturer included a warning about them on the drug label. However, the warning said that the side effects stopped when use of Propecia stopped. Now separate …

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