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Effort to Repeal DOMA in Congress Gains Bipartisan Support

Early on Friday morning, it was announced that the legislative effort in Congress to repeal the discriminatory and unconstitutional Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is now a bipartisan affair. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) became the first Republican cosponsor of the … Continue reading

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Cruise ship effort may get funding and other help

Cruise ship effort may get funding and other help The state legislature’s Commerce Committee is recommending that as much as $75,000 be funded to help the Connecticut Cruise Ship Task Force lure cruise ships here.Sen. Gary LeBeau, D-East Hartford, Read … Continue reading

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CBS Draws First Blood in Its Effort to Shut Down Filmon.com's Internet Streaming

Judge Naomi Buchwald on November 22 in CBS Broadcasting v. Filmon.com issued an order temporary restraining FilmOn "from infringing by any means, directly or indirectly, any of plaintiffs' exclusive rights under Section 106 (1 )-( 5) of the Copyright Act, … Continue reading

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Prodigious effort by an in-house attorney devoted to ITAR, EAR, FTR, Customs, HTSUS, and OFAC regulations

James E. Bartlett III, Senior Counsel–Export/Import at Northrop Grumman, compiles and edits the GC Ex/Im Daily Update. He writes in an introductory email that more than 3,000 people receive his update "every business day of every change to the ITAR,… … Continue reading

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Court rejects Santa Monica's effort to ban fast jets from its airport

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty Source: LA Times City officials said the aircraft could overshoot the runway and crash into residential neighborhoods. The U.S. Court of Appeals backs the FAA's decision to halt the ban. Efforts to … Continue reading

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