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By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney I think everyone would agree that estate planning is a wonderful way to provide a specific gift to others when you die. Having been an Idaho estate planning attorney for nearly twenty … Continue reading

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San Francisco’s D.A. Is Clearing Thousands of Marijuana Convictions. Others Around the Country Should Do the Same

A smarter justice system isn’t just good policy. It’s good politics, too. It has taken decades, billions of dollars, and thousands of laws to turn the United States into the largest incarcerator in the world. This system also imposes on … Continue reading

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FTC Orders – Doesn’t Warn – Bollman Hat Company to Cease Deceptive “Made in USA” Claims, Licensing “American Made Matters” Seal to Others without Proper Vetting

As we reported a few months ago, the FTC has increased its enforcement of its “Made in USA” requirements – typically through warning letters rather than formal administrative or legal proceedings. This week’s proposed Consent Order against Bollman Hat Company … Continue reading

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German ‘hate-speech’ law tries to regulate Facebook and others – will it work?

Caught in the net(work)In September 2017, a law with the euphonious name ‘Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz’ (‘network enforcement law’) was adopted in Germany. Its goal is to force social networks to remove hate speech and certain other unlawful content within 24 hours in … Continue reading

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Ivory Coast ex-president’s son, 12 others charged with post-election violence

[JURIST] The son of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo [BBC profile], Michel Gbagbo, and 12 other Gbagbo allies were charged Wednesday with committing acts of post-election violence [JURIST news archive]. The 13 men are charged with armed insurrection and … Continue reading

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