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Nebraska, Oklahoma Want Supreme Court To Declare Colorado's Marijuana Law Unconstitutional

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring states. 756 more words


Obama's Judicial Legacy May Have Been Settled This Week

The 113th Congress may have passed the least number of bills in recorded history, but it did push through a heck of a lot of judges, helping secure a major part of President Obama’s judicial legacy. 666 more words

Nebraska and Oklahoma Are Trying to Kill Colorado's Buzz

Two neighbors of Colorado filed suit against the state on Thursday, claiming its legalization of marijuana has pushed some of the drug over state lines and asking the Supreme Court to strike the law down. 283 more words

FTC Commissioner Looks Back, and Ahead, on Patent Litigation Reform Efforts

Commissioner Julie Brill of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offered some interesting year-end thoughts on abusive litigation by patent-assertion entities (“PAE”, or to some, “patent trolls”) in a… 453 more words

Preserving Innovation/Intellectual Property

Supreme Court won't hear appeal of Rwandan war criminal

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of the first person ever found guilty under Canada’s war-crimes legislation.

Rwandan war criminal Desire Munyaneza was found guilty in 2009 of several charges relating to rape and civilian massacres in Rwanda. 64 more words