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Posted 5 years ago in Landmark Court Cases by Aaron Kase  
Oppressive Arizona Immigration Law Struck Down by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today overturned most of a controversial Arizona immigration law, but left in place a provision that allows local and state police to check a person’s immigration papers while making a stop or arrest for other violations. In a 5-3 decision, the court threw out three of the law’s four provisions that were being challenged in what is being hailed as a major victory for the Obama administration. Arizona, and by extension other states, will not be allowed …

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Posted 5 years ago in Consumer Law by Ada Kulesza  
Consumers Can Sue Telemarketers in Federal Court over Robo Calls

If you have credit, you might have received these voice mails: “This is important information regarding your unsecured debt.” Or maybe you’ve gotten a “special offer” for a cruise or a home security system. The caller sounds like the artificial voice of a robot — and it is. These calls are placed through a machine: an “auto dialer” or “robo caller.” What you may not realize is that those robots and auto dialers are illegal, and you have legal recourse …

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