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Post Defamation on Facebook

The increased use of free social networking websites, like Facebook, also has a downside. In the UK a court has awarded Mr Mathew Firsht a…

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Post Gun owners

The U.S. Supreme Court has found that private gun owners have a constitutional right to keep handguns for private use in their own homes. The…

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Post Discrimination in the workplace

Discrimination in the workplace was in focus this past summer at the European Court of Justice. The Court ruled that discrimination by association is unlawful…

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Post Friendlier Skies

In its quest to rid Europe of discrimination, the EU does not feel constrained by terrestrial borders. The skies have now been made handicap-friendly by…

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Post Damages for lost sales

The Court of Appeal issued a judgment on 10 September 2008 stating that a manufacturer and seller of goods who lost the goods through the…

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Post The tax burden on the Burden sisters

Were the Burden sisters victims of discrimination when they were denied the inheritance tax exemption available to married couples and civil partners? No, said the…

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Post Standing for assignees

An assignee of legal title who has no beneficial interest in a claim, and has not suffered any actual injury traceable to the defendant’s conduct…

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Post Federal Ruling Helps California

A federal court helps the state of California in its efforts to reduce emissions from automobiles. One of the primary procedural issues addressed in American…

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Post Fox Hunting and Human Rights

What does one have to do with the other? The tradition of fox hunting is very strong in the United Kingdom and when the government…

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Post DuPont Found Negligent in Toxic Waste Case

Company must provide medical monitoring for residents of town. A jury has found that a chemical company must provide medical monitoring for 7,000 residents of…

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