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House Approves Legislation to Eliminate Duplicative Consumer Privacy Notices

The U.S. House of Representatives approved by a voice vote on April 14 an amendment to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act that will provide an exemption from annual privacy notice updates for financial institutions that do not share non-public consumer information with … Continue reading

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"Virginia senate approves medical marijuana"

From Jurist: Virginia's Senate approved legislation on Monday allowing doctors to prescribe oils containing mostly non-psychoactive cannabis extracts, making Virginia part of the majority of states to approve medical marijuana. The bill [text, PDF] was approved unanimously in both the… … Continue reading

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Federal Court Approves “Ballot Selfie” Prohibition

What is a more important goal for society: raising low voter turnout rates or preventing corruption of the electoral process? Must society choose only one of the two? A federal judge in New York recently had the opportunity to consider … Continue reading

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Federation Preliminarily Approves Ryerson Law School

The Federation of Law Societies of Canada has provided preliminary approval for the new law school at Ryerson University. This approval was based on a detailed review of the proposed curriculum and the resources in the Ryerson plan. The curriculum … Continue reading

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Serbia approves WWII property restitution law

[JURIST] The National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia [official website] approved a restitution law that provides for compensation or the return of property confiscated by communist authorities following World War II. The bill, passed by an overwhelming majority [AP … Continue reading

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