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Posted 9 months ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Man Can Sue Iowa Police for Stun Gun Attack

An Iowa man who was immobilized with a stun gun by police in 2007 will be allowed to bring a lawsuit against the force, …

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Posted 9 months ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Betsy Kim  
Express Your Views on Junk Food Laws [Poll]

Snacking on unhealthy foods is a known cause of obesity. The Harvard School of Public Health reports the U.S. spent $190 billion on obesity-related …

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California Sues Corinthian Schools for Second Time

The California attorney general on Oct. 10 sued Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (CCI) for, among other things, false advertising, alleging that the for-profit markets its …

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Posted 9 months ago in Government Your Personal Rights by Aaron Kase  
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Mich. Affirmative Action

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today on whether a state can preemptively ban any consideration of race in higher education admissions policies. In …

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Posted 9 months ago in Criminal Law Government Your Personal Rights by Betsy Kim  
Should Feds Freeze Defendants’ Pre-Trial Assets? [Poll]

After an indictment, federal law allows a district court to freeze criminal defendants’ assets that would be subject to forfeiture upon conviction. But defendants …

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Posted 9 months ago in Criminal Law Government Immigration by Josh Crank  
Court Strikes Another Blow Against Ariz. Immigration Law

A federal appeals court upheld a decision to block part of Arizona’s sweeping 2010 immigration law, finding the provision to be both unconstitutional and …

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