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U.S. justices extend employee whistleblower protections

The justices voted 6-3 along non-ideological lines in a ruling that extends whistleblower protections to investment advisers, law firms, accounting firms and other such businesses working for public companies. The three dissenting justices said the ruli
Reuters
added Mar 10, 2014 17:35
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The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics / And the Big Tobacco-style campaign to bury it.

when tobacco companies agreed to drop deceptive marketing practices under a settlement agreement with 46 states, many of the scientists and consultants on the industry's payroll transitioned seamlessly into defending BPA.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 9, 2014 10:10
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ROOT: Coming Soon from SCOTUS: Campaign Finance and Affirmative Action

prepares to issue big rulings ... If the Supreme Court sides with McCutcheon and strikes down the aggregate contribution ceiling, it will be a resounding defeat for proponents of campaign finance regulation and a massive win for those who believe the Fir
Reason Magazine
added Mar 1, 2014 18:18
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[Australia, Indonesia, USA] Spying by N.S.A. Ally Entangled U.S. Law Firm

Mr. Layton said, Mayer Brown was representing Indonesia in a dispute with Australia. He said Indonesia had been arguing that Australia’s requirements for plain packaging for tobacco products under its antismoking rules were excessive.
New York Times
added Feb 15, 2014 23:09
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When Marijuana Looks Like Candy, Not Drugs

marijuana as candy doesn’t just change how people use it. It changes how we need to talk about it, and how, as parents, we need to ask that new laws be designed to balance legal use (whatever that is in any given state) with protecting those who shouldn’t
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 16, 2014 18:20
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Fight Over Minimum Wage Illustrates Web of Industry Ties

Employment Policies Institute, founded two decades ago, is led by the advertising and public relations executive Richard B. Berman, who has made millions of dollars in Washington by taking up the causes of corporate America. He has repeatedly created offi
New York Times
added Feb 9, 2014 21:19
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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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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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Senate Unlikely to End Filibusters For Supreme Court, Professor Says

"If there is something that somebody cares about in terms of politics, and that would have an effect on your senatorial campaign, it would be how you voted on a Supreme Court nomination." Nourse knows about gridlock in the Senate over judicial confirmat
National Law Journal
added Feb 3, 2014 16:54
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[California] ASK LAZ When a landlord just says no to tenants smoking pot

on Craigslist, he specifies that marijuana isn't welcome. However, Dave says that Craigslist users routinely flag his postings for being discriminatory, and he's received warnings from the site. He asks: Can't a landlord just say no to drugs?
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 2, 2014 13:41
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