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Judge Tosses Seattle's Absurd Ordinance Requiring Warrantless Garbage-Can Searches

National Embarrassment: Seattle Public Utilities Privacy Violating Ordinance Laughed Out of Court.

Under the 2015 ordinance, garbage collectors were required to determine by “visual inspection” whether more than 10 percent of a trash can’s contents were made up of recyclable items or food waste. 325 more words

NC Supreme Court to Review Emerald Isle Property Rights Case

Today, the North Carolina Supreme Court agreed to review a lower court decision in a property rights lawsuit brought against the city of Emerald Isle by the Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF). 278 more words

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Video Available: "Map Act" Arguments Heard at Supreme Court

Yesterday, the North Carolina Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kirby v. N.C. Department of Transportation, a critical property rights case in which the Court must decide whether the state’s use of the Map Act constitutes a taking requiring just compensation under the North Carolina and United States Constitutions. 36 more words

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High court rejects new challenge to Obama health overhaul

The Supreme Court has rejected another challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. 106 more words

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Officials Propose To Drop Manatees From Endangered Species List

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — For years, manatees have been considered endangered. We’ve seen them killed by boaters and die from sickness and cold. 275 more words


Supreme Court Grants PLF Admission, Allows Joint Brief in Map Act Case

Via Civitas Review:

The North Carolina Supreme Court today granted the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF)’s motion for the pro hac vice  122 more words

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New health overhaul challenge reaching Supreme Court

Those against Obama’s health care overhaul are taking yet another challenge to the law to the Supreme Court, and say they will be back with more if this one fails. 396 more words

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