Tag Archive: Law

Alabama immigration law on mobile homes blocked by judge

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a part of Alabama‘s tough new immigration law that requires residents to show proof of citizenship when registering mobile homes with the state. US district judge Myron Thompson of the Middle District of Alabama… (READ MORE)

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Wisconsin faces lawsuit as civil rights groups cry foul over new voting rules

A tough new law in the state of Wisconsin requiring voters to carry a photo ID card before they can cast their vote is being challenged in a federal lawsuit that claims thousands of poor, black and elderly people could… (READ MORE)

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Supreme Court to look at Arizona immigration law

December 13, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Supreme Court to look at Arizona immigration law 12 Dec 2011 The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Arizona’s immigration law, Senate Bill 1070. Its ruling could… (READ MORE)

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How terrorist ‘entrapment’ ensnares us all | Karen Greenberg

Two weeks ago, Jose Pimentel was arrested as an alleged terrorist bomb-maker as a result of an NYPD sting. Within hours of the arrest, his attorney raised the prospect of a possible entrapment defense. Last month, when Mansour Arbabsiar was… (READ MORE)

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Canada bans veils at citizen oath

12 December 2011 Last updated at 23:38 GMT Canada is considering a wider ban on veils in government offices, schools and hospitals Canada’s government has introduced a ban on the wearing of veils while swearing the oath of citizenship. Minister… (READ MORE)

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