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Supreme Court Rules Warrants Mandatory For Cell Phone Searches
2014-06-25 11:25:06

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online The Supreme Court handed down a single ruling after having heard two separate cases dealing with the issue of expectation of privacy as it pertains to one's cell phone or personal electronic device. In a nearly unanimous decision, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that searches of digital devices for information does not share commensurate status with searches performed by law enforcement for contraband after having made an arrest. In...

2014-05-01 16:21:30

Gen. Raymond Odierno, Justice Sam Alito, Nancy Pelosi Among Honored Guests WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) will honor leaders in government, military justice and labor at its 26(th) NELA Gala in Washington, D.C., May 22. Actor Joe Mantegna will be the Master of Ceremonies. Tenor Sean Harris will perform. HONOREES: -- Secretary Leon Panetta, statesman, lawyer, and professor -- Sen. Christopher Dodd, president, the Motion Picture...

2011-06-29 18:36:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the Supreme Court voted 7-2 to overturn a California law that would ban the sale of violent video games to minors, there is growing sentiment among parents and legislators that something needs to be done to protect children from exposure to these disturbing images and experiences. Attorney Dylan Reeves of the law firm of Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC, was published in the Alabama Law Review on this issue and...

2011-04-27 14:19:00

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With today's 5-4 decision in the AT&T v. Concepcion case, the U.S. Supreme Court undermined the rights of consumers to band together and challenge corporate misdeeds. Justices Scalia, Thomas, Kennedy, Alito and Chief Justice Roberts should be ashamed of themselves for limiting consumers' access to the courts. The decision means that in many cases consumers will need to individually spend more time and money challenging...

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2010-11-03 06:10:00

The Supreme Court appeared divided on Tuesday over a California ban on the sale or rental of ultra-violent video games to minors.  While at times expressing sympathy with the law, the justices emphasized that the ban faces a high constitutional hurdle before going into effect. The law, approved by California in 2005, would subject retailers to fines of $1,000 for renting or selling videogames labeled violent to anyone aged 17 or younger.  The law defines a violent videogame as one...

2010-06-23 09:18:00

DENVER, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Right To Life Action, the political 527 group which claims a role in derailing Mitt Romney's presidential hopes, is now publishing a critical profile of the National Right To Life Committee. American RTL's anticipated dossier of its rival arrives simultaneously with National RTL's annual convention this weekend in Pittsburgh. ProlifeProfiles.com, created by a nationwide research team working for American RTL, documents that National RTL...

2010-06-01 04:20:00

EAGAN, Minn., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly two-thirds of Americans cannot name any members of the U.S. Supreme Court, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com (http://www.findlaw.com), the most popular legal information website. Even as Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan awaits Senate confirmation hearings to replace retiring justice John Paul Stevens, only 35 percent of Americans can name even one member of the nation's highest court. Clarence Thomas is the most well known...

2009-09-16 13:44:18

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to rule on whether or not the nickname of the Washington Redskins is too offensive, The Washington Post reported. The fight against the trademark began in 1992, when seven American Native activists filed suit challenged it, saying it was too offensive to merit trademark protection, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said earlier this year the group had taken too much time to challenge it under the statute of limitations. In 1999,...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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