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Device used to trick cellphones into revealing location raises legal issue, lawmaker says – Fox News


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Device used to trick cellphones into revealing location raises legal issue, lawmaker says
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That legal vagueness is what concerns lawmakers. "If you can track somebody's location 24/7, you know the content of their life," said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. "I think innocent Americans have a reasonable expectation of privacy." Chaffetz last

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Treasury Has Outsize Legal Leverage on Inversions – Wall Street Journal


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Treasury Has Outsize Legal Leverage on Inversions
Wall Street Journal
Pfizer's alternative—plow ahead and challenge the Treasury's new rules in federal court—would have required a gamble and a long wait. Doing legal battle with the government would have necessitated Pfizer proceeding with the merger so it could

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Legal Aid Act has denied justice to the most vulnerable. It must be reviewed – The Guardian


The Guardian
Legal Aid Act has denied justice to the most vulnerable. It must be reviewed
The Guardian
Every day, our members and the people we support see the impact of the measures implemented in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act. We believe the legal aid reforms have had a severe impact on the ability of vulnerable people to …


How China needs to improve its legal framework on nuclear security – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

How China needs to improve its legal framework on nuclear security
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
For example, the country has yet to build an overall legal framework that would govern the use of nuclear energy and related safety and security issues. In particular, China needs to update its nuclear regulations and guidelines, especially those that

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Judge challenges government over legal representation for vulnerable people – The Guardian


The Guardian
Judge challenges government over legal representation for vulnerable people
The Guardian
A senior judge has challenged the government to provide legal representation for vulnerable people as a backlog of safeguarding cases that cannot be tried builds up in the court of protection. The ruling by Mr Justice Charles will, in effect, halt


FBI director admits Apple encryption case could set legal precedent – The Guardian


The Guardian
FBI director admits Apple encryption case could set legal precedent
The Guardian
The director repeatedly said he was “not an expert”, but that technical and legal experts had advised him that “technology [is] the limiting principle”, because the particular combination of the outmoded iPhone 5C and its iOS9 mobile operating system
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NJ town providing legal tips to illegal immigrants to skirt ICE raids – Fox News


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NJ town providing legal tips to illegal immigrants to skirt ICE raids
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In fact to the contrary of previous reports — ICE actions are in keeping with the laws and homeland security priorities: National Security, Public Safety and Border Security. I will also add, arrests in question are afforded an opportunity to meet

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Online legal publishers squabble over the right to copyright the law – Ars Technica


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Online legal publishers squabble over the right to copyright the law
Ars Technica
The lawsuit (PDF) comes as states across the nation partner with legal research companies to offer exclusive publishing and licensing deals for digitizing and making available online the states' reams of laws and regulations. The only problem is that