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Washington State’s Legislature Rains on Non-Compete Critics’ Parade Yet Again

For the third year in a row, the Washington state legislature failed to pass non-compete legislation, declining to take action on two separate bills that would have severely restricted employers’ ability to enforce former employees’ non-competition agreements. The House bill … Continue reading

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The Massachusetts Legislature Should Update the Law on Evidentiary Privilege—to Protect Families

In addition to the many other changes contained in the criminal justice bills that have recently passed the Massachusetts House and Senate, criminal justice reform in the Commonwealth could include one additional significant change in the laws of evidence. The … Continue reading

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North Carolina legislature approves ballot measure to ban same-sex marriage

[JURIST] The North Carolina Legislature [official website] on Tuesday approved putting a constitutional amendment [SB 514, PDF] to ban same-sex marriage on a statewide ballot to be voted on in May. The Republican-controlled Senate [official website] voted 30-16 to place … Continue reading

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Texas Legislature Passes Bill Allowing Condo Owners To Affix Mezuzahs To Door Frames

Last week the Texas Legislature passed and sent to the governor for his signature H.B. 1278 which bars condominium property owners' associations from adopting restrictive covenants that would prevent Jewish property owners or residents from placing a mezuzah on the … Continue reading

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Minnestoa legislature approves ballot measure to ban same-sex marriage

[JURIST] The Minnesota Legislature [official website] on Saturday approved adding a constitutional amendment [HF 1613, text] to ban same-sex marriage to the November 2012 ballot. The Minnesota House of Representatives [official website] voted 70-62 to approve the proposed amendment. In … Continue reading

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