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2014-09-10 08:31:13

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly issued guidance by the Supreme Court has the potential to reshape the landscape of biologic drug and product commercialization, says Kyle J. Heppenstall, Managing Director of CompassX Consulting, a consultancy that focuses on architecting and executing strategies for Health executives. "Two recent Supreme Court decisions have emboldened the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to announce that thousands of patents, if reviewed today,...

2014-07-31 23:13:35

The Ditkowsky Petition Asks Whether a Lawyer Who Suspects Elder Abuse Can Have His Investigation Curtailed by a Bar Disciplinary Action (from Legal Printer Supreme Court Press) Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Many lawyers take up the law for idealistic reasons - to fight for the weak, to correct injustices, and preserve the rule of law. Upholding these values requires action be taken - action that can be lauded as crusading and exemplary by some, but reckless and inconvenient by others....

2014-07-11 23:09:18

Karen Middleton, Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado and Vicki Cowart, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains gave the following statement on the fact Senator Mark Udall and Representative Diana DeGette were in Washington, DC today to introduce legislation overriding the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision and keeping bosses out of women’s birth control decisions. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Karen Middleton, Executive Director of NARAL...

2014-07-10 16:21:42

Nation's leading expert on constitutional law sees strong reasons for reversal that could signal the end of long-stalled Cape Wind project BOSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe has agreed to represent the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound in its appeal of a federal court decision, which dismissed a multi-party challenge of Cape Wind's high priced contract with NSTAR. Professor Tribe is a University Professor at Harvard and a...

2014-07-02 16:23:33

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-07-01 23:09:46

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act means an employer can deny medical coverage for birth control. Call Congress with Callitics to change the law set by the Supreme Court. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 According to the Supreme Court, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) allows an employer to regulate contraception for female employees because of its religious beliefs. Why does the law allow for corporations to practice religion? A statute from over twenty years ago enables a...

2014-07-01 23:08:57

NutriGold welcomes the Supreme Court ruling that will require companies to ensure clearer product labeling so consumers can make informed purchasing decisions. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 As a company pushing for clarity and transparency in the supplement industry, especially as it applies to language used on product labels, NutriGold welcomes Thursday’s Supreme Court hearing which delivered a clear-cut win for POM Wonderful LLC as they filed against Coca-Cola Co. for “unfair competition...

2014-07-01 23:02:43

Jameel McCline, U.S. House candidate in Florida CD 20’s August 26 Democratic primary, calls yesterday’s Supreme Court “Hobby Lobby” ruling a blow to women’s health and states that it discriminates against women in the workforce. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 “Giving employers the right to deny health care to women is harmful and discriminatory,” says McCline. "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg noted that the high court has ‘ventured into a minefield’ and she is...

2014-07-01 23:02:26

Issues advocacy organization calls the ruling a huge step backward for the country. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The following statement is a reaction from Progressive Choice, a 501(c)(4) issues advocacy organization fighting to protect core values like women's access to healthcare, marriage equality, public safety through gun control and public education funding for children and families: "At Progressive Choice, we believe all women should have the right to affordable health care....

2014-06-30 12:32:34

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), a pro-life legal organization that focuses on constitutional law, said today the Supreme Court issued a "landmark decision protecting religious freedom and freedom of conscience" in a 5-4 decision striking down the constitutionality of the ObamaCare HHS mandate, ruling that closely-held corporations cannot be required to provide contraception coverage for their employees. "This is a...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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