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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...

US Supreme Court Shoots Down Google's Challenge Over Street View Lawsuit
2014-06-30 12:57:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google won't get its day in court – at least not with the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The highest court in the land on Monday declined to hear Google Inc.'s lawsuit challenge. Google had sought to challenge a lawsuit that accused it of violating federal wiretap law when it accidentally collected emails and other personal data when building its popular Street View program. The Supreme Court left intact a September...

2014-06-27 23:03:20

The recent High Court decision is expected to stop Medtronic, Inc. from attempting to cite the legal notion of preemption in litigation. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medical devices, comments on a Supreme Court decision that may put an end to the efforts of medical device maker, Medtronic, Inc. concerning the legal notion of preemption. Medtronic...

2014-06-27 23:01:47

The Supreme Court Decision Protects Cord Cutters St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision on Wednesday that Aereo violated the copyright laws by capturing broadcast signals and re-delivering them to their subscribers for a fee (American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. No. 13-461). Antenna manufacturer, Antennas Direct, applauds the Supreme Court’s decision, calling the ruling an important safeguard protecting over-the-air, free content...


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  • A spider.
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