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County Clerks and Public Records Requests: A Happier Ever-After

By: Katie Pusz, Copywriter, ImageSoft

Can we all take a moment to celebrate the county clerks who, at this very moment, are working to keep our local governments running? 708 more words

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Federal Court judge approves historic gay purge settlement

OTTAWA — A federal judge has approved a landmark deal to compensate members of the military and other agencies who were investigated and sometimes fired because of their sexual orientation. 127 more words

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After Declaration Legal Action, Increased Transparency In Philly Courts

By Declaration Staff

For years, Philadelphia court officials refused to release records which members of the public were legally entitled to view. Now, in the wake of legal action by The Declaration, those records are again being opened to the public. 499 more words

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Convicted Texas Democratic State Senator Resigning Post

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A state senator from San Antonio is resigning, months after being convicted on 11 federal counts of money laundering and wire and securities fraud. 187 more words

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Supreme Court To Take Up iPhone App Store Lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone apps can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of the apps. 103 more words

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Guest post by James Chalmers and Ryan Whelan: Melanie McDonagh is plain wrong on “upskirting”

I am delighted to host a guest blog by James Chalmers, Regius Professor of Law at the University of Glasgow, and Ryan Whelan, an Associate at Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP. 1,170 more words

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