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Chicago, San Francisco, and California Sue Over "Sanctuary City" Rules

Two American cities and one U.S. state have filed suit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions over grant restrictions for so-called “sanctuary cities” — raising the prospect of further fights and delays on contentious immigration issues. 587 more words

General

TEXAS BANS ABORTION FUNDING PERMANENTLY: OBAMA, DEMS, FAKE NEWS LIED ABOUT PAYMENT COVERAGE

LifeSite: “Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed today a bill to restrict state funding for abortion insurance. The new law will keep Texans from having to pay for elective abortions through their insurance plans.” 159 more words

Politics

Why You Should Care About This Lawsuit Against A Data Company You've Probably Never Heard Of

The legal system has long taken a “no harm, no foul” approach to certain legal disputes: If you haven’t actually been injured by the other party’s actions, you’ll have a hard time convincing the court that your lawsuit shouldn’t be thrown out. 1,459 more words

Government Policy

Online vs Face-to-Face Threats: There's a Difference?

Elonis v. United States

A client that you’ve been working with for some time comes in for a session and explains to you how her ex has posted violent, threatening comments on his Facebook that appear to be directed towards her. 830 more words

SCOTUS

It Is So Ordered: Orphan Black And The Law

Orphan Black is a lot like the law: it is all about the way people and their objectives and their actions are at odds with “the system.” It’s not really surprising, because law and TV both follow the groundswell of society. 1,507 more words

Entertainment

A (very) quick look at standing in data-breach cases

I got curious and pulled up a bunch of cases to look at when plaintiffs have Article III standing to sue based on a data breach that has exposed personal information. 732 more words

Circuit Courts