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State can implement voting law in some counties before preclearance is granted – Orlando Sentinel (blog)

TALLAHASSEE — A South Florida court dismissed a case filed by the American Civil Liberties Union attempting to delay implementation of a controversial voting law passed by the GOP Legislature last spring. New voting laws are required to go through … Continue reading

U.S. Justice Department Said to Hire Lawyer for AT&T Trial – BusinessWeek

“What you’re seeing is a recognition by these agencies that this is a very significant case,” said Gavil, who teaches antitrust law. “They are pulling in some players to round out the depth of the team as they go in. … Continue reading

Law Firm Won’t Pursue SuperPoke Pets Shutdown Class Action Suit Against Google – All Things Digital

As much as avid users of Slide’s SuperPoke Pets yelled, begged and left angry blog comments, a law firm that had been exploring a class action lawsuit over Google’s shutdown of their much-loved game has declined to take on the … Continue reading

ITC sides with Apple over HTC in initial ruling on patent suit – Los Angeles Times

The U.S. International Trade Commission has reportedly sided with Apple Inc. over HTC Corp. in a preliminary decision on a patent infringement lawsuit. According to Reuters, the commission’s administrative law judge Charles Bullock ruled Monday …

Labour defends employment overhaul – Stuff

LATEST: Labour says its plans to overhaul employment laws will bring New Zealand in line with other developed countries and claims it is a return to 1970s-style industrial relations are scaremongering. The party yesterday released its work and wages policy … Continue reading

EU court: No patents for some stem cell techniques – msnbc.com

But the justices concluded that the law protects human embryos from any use that could … “We are in favor of research and development in biotechnology, but human beings must not be destroyed, not even in the early stages of … Continue reading

Sahara must refund Rs 24,000 crore to investors: The Securities Appellate Tribunal – Economic Times

… crore – equivalent to the country’s second-biggest lender ICICI Bank’s deposit growth last fiscal – for violating securities laws. The refund by two group companies – Sahara India Real Estate and Sahara Housing Investment Corp – with a 15% … Continue reading

Michigan Democrats oppose auto insurance changes – msnbc.com

LANSING, Mich. — Democrats in the Michigan House said Tuesday they would oppose proposed changes to Michigan’s auto insurance laws, including a measure seeking to end the state’s unique requirements for covering people injured in accidents.

Employment in informal sector booms – Independent Online

These losses were offset by employment gains in the government (10.5 percent), finance (8.2 percent) and wholesale and retail trade (6.6 percent) sectors. Adcorp said the informal sector, “which evades income taxes and circumvents labour laws …

Law firm Booth & Koskoff Specializing in Catastrophic Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Reflects on Long Career

(EMAILWIRE.COM, October 18, 2011 ) Torrance, CA — The Law Offices of Booth & Koskoff is currently accepting new cases in the areas of personal injury lawsuit and wrongful death. As one of Southern Californias most experienced firms, Booth & … Continue reading