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Fort Myers Pays Nate Allen $440,000 for Wrongful Arrest

The city council yesterday finalized a settlement of nearly a half-a-million dollars for NFL player Nate Allen for his wrongful arrest. (While he was detained, and ultimately released without a formal arrest, it was easily a ‘de facto arrest’ due to time and totality of the circumstances.) It was enough to make the news, especially since he is a professional football player. 190 more words

Criminal Law

Who runs Islam in Malaysia? Answer is not so clear-cut

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

The Sultan of Johor’s decree last Saturday that the state Islamic authorities disengage from the national Islamic development agency has raised the question of who calls the shots in Malaysia’s growing Islamic bureaucracy. 638 more words

Current Affairs

Supreme Court to decide if US has right to data on world’s servers

(Source: arstechnica.com)

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether law enforcement authorities, armed with a valid search warrant from a federal judge, can demand that the US tech sector hand over data that is stored on overseas servers.  336 more words


Trump Reduces Federal Payments to Insurers

The White House will stop making federal payments to insurers. These payments are subsidies for low income people who purchase health plans through the health law’s exchange. 97 more words

THE ‘HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA’ ROLE – (OTE: $130,000 – $135,000+)

With our great country turning 150 years old this year … Match and Fable dubbed this role … The HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA role.

Now … truth be told … we briefly considered calling it ‘The Sesquicentennial’ … but that sounded like garbage! 460 more words


Ryan blasts states that send billions to federal government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican on Thursday blasted high-tax states that deliver billions to the federal government as he faced a backlash from rank-and-file GOP lawmakers over a sweeping tax-cut proposal. 784 more words

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