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CRS -- Campaign Contribution Limits: Selected Questions About McCutcheon and Policy Issues for Congress

Campaign Contribution Limits: Selected Questions About McCutcheon and Policy Issues for Congress (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists)

Recently invalidated aggregate limits on federal campaign contributions capped the total amount that one can give to all candidates, parties, or political action committees (PACs).

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Business And Economics

64,613 Software Engineers Join Class Action Hiring Conspiracy Lawsuit against Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe

64,613 Software Engineers Join Class Action Hiring Conspiracy Lawsuit against Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe
Source: AllGov.com

The biggest legal story out of Silicon Valley these days involves more than 64,000 software engineers collectively suing several high-tech giants over their collusion to keep workers’ salaries down.

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Business And Economics

CRS -- Congress’s Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas: Law, History, Practice, and Procedure

Congress’s Contempt Power and the Enforcement of Congressional Subpoenas: Law, History, Practice, and Procedure (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists)

Congress’s contempt power is the means by which Congress responds to certain acts that in its view obstruct the legislative process.

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Government And Politics

Consumer advisory: Co-signers can cause surprise defaults on your private student loans

Consumer advisory: Co-signers can cause surprise defaults on your private student loans
Source: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Today, we released a report that describes complaints we received related to the private student loan industry’s practice of placing borrowers in default even when their loans are current and in good standing.

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Business And Economics

CRS -- Same-Sex Marriage: A Legal Background After United States v. Windsor

Same-Sex Marriage: A Legal Background After United States v. Windsor (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists)

The issue of same-sex marriage generates debate on both the federal and state levels.

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Government And Politics

Norton Rose Fulbright’s Annual Litigation Trends Survey

Norton Rose Fulbright’s Annual Litigation Trends Survey
Source: Norton Rose Fulbright

The number of US companies facing regulatory proceedings increased for the third consecutive year, according to Norton Rose Fulbright’s Annual Litigation Trends Survey.

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Business And Economics