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Bans on court use of sharia/international law: Bills withdrawn in Minnesota and New Jersey, Kansas House attaches ban to unrelated bill
The last several weeks in the examination bans on court use of sharia/international law have seen something new: while such bans have been voted down in committee before for t he first time authors are starting to withdraw the bills outright. Minnesota’s SB 2281 was withdrawn the day it was...
Bans on court use of sharia/international law: South Dakota governor signs, dead in Florida, failing to advance in any other states
If February was the active month for legislative bans on court use of sharia/international law, March may turn out to be the quiet month. Yesterday (March 12) South Dakota’s governor signed into law HB 1253 which reads “No court, administrative agency, or other governmental agency may...
Arizona and Michigan held GOP primaries today. Romney is favored in Arizona, while the race is too close to call in Michigan. The two front-runners made headlines for a couple of... To view the rest of this article, please visit DISSENTING JUSTICE. Thanks.
Alex Berman Ed Note: Over a decade ago Bechtel Corporation initiated an opt-out program that took workers' compensation out of the adversarial system entirely. Shortly thereafter, the concept of universal healthcare emerged as a concept to remove all healthcare delivery and benefits from workers'...
A recent Michigan Court of Appeals decision, Alfieri et al. v. Bertorelli et al., dated October 18, 2011 re-visits the issue of whether a real estate agent has a duty to disclose environmental information to a prospective purchaser in the absence of privity. The take-away in this and...