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VIDEO: Josh Gordon's legal team to say second-hand smoke reason for positive marijuana test

The legal team for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will argue in a hearing Friday that its client has disputed test results that were caused from secondhand marijuana smoke, according to sources. Gordon is appealing the NFL's imposition of a
added Jul 29, 2014 19:30

EDITORIAL: Repeal Prohibition, Again / High Time: An Editorial Series on Marijuana Legalization

we believe that the evidence is overwhelming that addiction and dependence are relatively minor problems, especially compared with alcohol and tobacco.
New York Times
added Jul 29, 2014 00:24
2 Views Vaporizer Represents Superior Non-Smoking Solution for Delivery of Medical Marijuana

The website now offers a vaporizer, four inches tall and operated by a rechargeable battery. It fits conveniently in a pants pocket or women's purse. Patients place dry herb or oil in the vaporizer and heat it; the active ingredients
PR Newswire
added Jul 9, 2014 19:27

[Massachusetts] Marshfield Town Meeting voters ban public marijuana consumption

Marshfield Town Meeting voters approved a bylaw that would ban public consumption of marijuana on Marshfield's streets, but still allow qualified patients to consume the drug in public in non-smoking forms Monday, May 5.
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 15, 2014 11:08

Ex-Justice John Paul Stevens Presses for Campaign Finance Reform

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens appeared before a Senate committee Wednesday for the first time since his confirmation hearings nearly 39 years ago, advocating for a constitutional amendment for campaign finance reform.
National Law Journal
added May 1, 2014 19:14

D.C. Federal Judges Honor Law Firm Pro Bono Service

Arnold & Porter senior counsel … said attorneys there performed 106,000 hours of pro bono work last year. "We are so proud of those stats," … Kirkland & Ellis. … O'Melveny & Myers…Covington & Burling; … Jones Day…Skadden, Arps
National Law Journal
added Apr 24, 2014 11:52

EMISON: Actos Bellwether Trial: $9 Billion Verdict for Plaintiffs

Louisiana jury ordered Japanese drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and drug maker Eli Lilly & Co. to pay $9 billion in punitive damages ... award likely stems from evidence that Takeda lost or destroyed critical documents from at 46 employees and sa
The Legal Examiner
added Apr 10, 2014 11:01

[Louisiana] Court: Newspaper Must Reveal Commenters' Identities

Fifth Circuit panel on Tuesday said the trial judge balanced "the speech rights of anonymous commenters against the due process interests of Jackson" before ordering the newspaper to provide the identifying information for in-chambers review.
National Law Journal
added Apr 10, 2014 10:47

Senate Moves for Votes on More Judicial Nominees ($$)

Senate Democrats have moved to extend a recent streak of votes on judicial nominations, including a possible vote next week for Covington & Burling partner Christopher "Casey" Cooper for a slot on Washington's federal trial court.
National Law Journal
added Mar 18, 2014 15:15

Elizabeth Warren calls on Obama to nominate fewer corporate judges

Repeating points made in the AFJ’s recent report on the federal judiciary’s excess of former corporate lawyers, Warren noted that 71 percent of Obama nominees’ prior experience was chiefly defending corporations. Just 3.6 percent of Obama’s nominees, acc
Salon Magazine
added Feb 7, 2014 16:48
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