Daily Archives: September 25, 2012 - 4 results


Posted 2 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
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Blood Pressure Meds Grossly Overprescribed Tens of millions of people taking prescription blood pressure medication may be consuming the drugs for no reason, according to a new study. The report found the vast majority of people who take meds for hypertension see no benefit from them, and do not show reduced levels of heart attack or stroke. Instead, the drugs earn money for their manufacturers while exposing patients to unnecessary risks. Find Out More…   LGBT Discrimination Rampant in Nursing …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd  
Texas Man Arrested for Photographing High School Girls

Legal News of the Wierd: Dennis Brown, 55, was arrested in August in Tyler, Texas, after police saw him taking pictures, surreptitiously, of women and high school girls near Robert E. Lee High School. Since people in public spaces generally have no legal expectation of privacy, Brown could not normally be charged with a crime. However, Brown admitted to police that the mundane photos of the clothed women were for his sexual enjoyment. He was perhaps unaware of a Texas …

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Posted 2 years ago in Labor and Employment Litigation by Michele Bowman  
Lawsuit Puts Indiana’s Take Your Gun to Work Law Under Scrutiny

First came take your kid to work day; then it was take your dog to work day. Now it’s time for take your gun to work day – at least in Indiana, where a controversial state law that allows employees to keep guns in their cars and prohibits employers from asking about them is now being tested by a lawsuit. Thomas Jordan, a security guard for Camby, Ind.-based ADM Enforcement, in July showed co-workers the AR-15 rifle he had in …

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Posted 2 years ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Voter Suppression Laws Put Election Outcome in Jeopardy

In the run-up to the November elections, voter ID laws that have been enacted in states across the country are facing court challenges. Some will be upheld, some will not. Uncertainty around how many people will be disenfranchised in November and the lawsuits that could follow in states that have successfully implemented voter ID laws creates a possibility that results could be delayed for weeks or months in the event of a contested election, due to after-the-fact litigation and arguments …

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