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President Trump Tells NRA that Immigration Laws Were Written By ‘People That Truly Could Not Love Our Country’

President Trump continues to play the anti-immigration drumbeat in speeches across the land. Yesterday, he gave a speech to the National Rifle Association’s convention today. Besides speaking of his electoral college victory in 2016, his animosity toward the media, and… … Continue reading

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The California Senate Utilities Committee’s Net Neutrality Analysis Might as Well Have Been Written by AT&T

S.B. 822, Senator Scott Wiener’s net neutrality bill, is currently pending in the California legislature. It’s a bill that prioritizes consumers over large ISPs, creating strong net neutrality protections. Unsurprisingly, AT&T and the rest of the giant telecom companies don’t … Continue reading

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New Pregnancy Law Takes Effect April 1; Employers should have Written Policies in Place by Now

Effective on April 1, 2018, Massachusetts will institute its new pregnancy statute. The law brings broad new protections for pregnant employees, some of which benefit women after a child is born, and imposes important obligations on employers. Among them is … Continue reading

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Bateman on the Written Word & Sovereignty in Late Antiquity

 C.G. Bateman (University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law) has posted The Hermeneutics of Sovereignty: The Written Word, State Sovereignty, and Freedom of Religion in the Late Antiquity Roman Empire (The Journal Jurisprudence, vol. 34 (Hilary Term: December 2017): 311-332) … Continue reading

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D&O Policy Rescission Upheld Despite Poorly Written Application Question and Arguably Correct Answer

Insurance policies are of course written documents, dependent upon standard conventions of grammar and usage in order to establish their meaning. A recent unpublished opinion from the Ninth Circuit wrestled with the grammar rules involved when an insurance application’s question … Continue reading

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