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First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

No more prayer in Pismo Beach

The following article was posted on April 17th, 2014, in the New Times - Volume 28, Issue 38 [ Submit a Story ]The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 28, Issue 38 BY RHYS HEYDENAfter deliberating for more than five ... [Published New Times SLO - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pismo Beach City Council agrees to end prayers at public meetings

The Pismo Beach City Council has voted to stop praying at the start of public meetings and end the city chaplain program under an agreement approved at the close of Tuesday nights meeting, according to a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the city.If approved ... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Convicted Murderer Still Has Miranda Rights Case

By TIM HULL(CN) - A man convicted twice for the same murder can sue the Ventura County Sheriff's Department for failing to read him his rights, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday.Jurors first convicted Fredrick Lee Jackson in 1995 for the rape and murder of ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

How safe are leniency documents from disclosure?

In the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) ruling on 27th February 2014 in the Gas Switchgear Cartel case, the Court reinforced the view that access to, and the use of, leniency documents for private litigation to claim compensation is not ... [Published Lexology - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

ICE agent found guilty

A Glenwood Springs immigration agent who led an early morning raid of a home in Lazy Glen in the spring of 2009 was found guilty Thursday by a Denver jury of violating the constitutional rights of woman targeted in the raid when he entered her home without ... [Published Aspen Daily News - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Student's lawsuit says school policy bars him from preaching

An evangelical college student in Virginia was forced to sue his school after he was unconstitutionally prevented from sharing his faith on campus last fall.In accordance with its campus demonstrations policy, Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton ... [Published One News Now - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

NY court says medical device distributor's lost profits are direct, not consequential, damages

In its March 27th opinion in Biotronik A.G. v. Conor Medsystems Ireland Ltd ., 1 a sharply divided New York Court of Appeals ruled that a "no consequential damages" clause in a distribution agreement did not bar a distributor claiming breach of the agreement ... [Published Norton Rose Canada - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

How are damages measured?

In awarding for breach of contract, the court tries to place the injured party in approximately the position that the party would have been in had the breach not occurred. The amount awarded as compensatory damages is usually determined by the extent ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Christian student sues TNCC, asserting college violated his rights

HAMPTON — An evangelical Christian student at Thomas Nelson Community College has filed a federal lawsuit against the state's community college system, asserting that its policies about speaking and demonstrating on campus are unconstitutional.Christian ... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

ROF parents - advice please

I am not SpartacusPosted - 20 March 2014 17:02Sparty Jnr is 15 years old. He had a mountain bike but was not using it and it was taking up space in the Ludus Magnus so I spent Saturday afternoon cleaning it up (while he played on his computer as usual) ... [Published Roll On Friday - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 2 reports

Company Fires Off Legal Threats To Site Owner Over Third-Party Forum Post; Self-Inflicted Damage Ensues

from the gun-to-own-head,-Kiss-Trust-warns:-'don't-laugh.-you're-next.' deptOnce again, it's time to discuss bogus C&D notices , specifically those that acknowledge Section 230 protections before blithely continuing on with the legal threats as though ... [Published Techdirt - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

A half-baked security solution

The government has come up with comprehensive measures to prevent a repeat of the massive leaks of personal information of banking customers. The hurried measures are the financial authorities’ response to the unprecedented leaks in January of the sensitive ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 10 2014]

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...also reversed the lower court as to Jackson's failure-to-supervise claims against the Ventura County Sheriff's Department, finding that he had "sufficiently pleaded a 'policy of inaction' for which the Sheriff's Department, as a county actor, is subject to suit."
"It's a very clear situation of colleges – which are supposed to be the marketplace of ideas – censoring and restricting students' free speech, which all too often happens to the Christian students on campus" he explains
...  In its 2012 opinion in Abacus Federal Savings Bank v. ADT Security Services, Inc. , 2 the Court of Appeals had noted that as a general rule "parties are free to enter into contracts . . . that limit liability to a nominal sum."   In Biotronik , the Court was asked to decide whether the courts below properly applied a "no consequential damages" clause to rule that plaintiff could...
"It is repugnant to Mr. Parks that he, as an individual citizen and student at a public community college, must notify the government in order to speak on campus when he feels convicted by his religious faith to speak and preach on campus" the suit contends

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No more prayer in Pismo Beach [Published New Times SLO - 9 hours ago]
Pismo Beach City Council agrees to end prayers ... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 16 2014]
Convicted Murderer Still Has Miranda Rights Case [Published Courthouse News Service - Apr 15 2014]
How safe are leniency documents from disclosure? [Published Lexology - Apr 09 2014]
Ham producer cleared of trademark infringement [Published Business World - Apr 07 2014]
ICE agent found guilty [Published Aspen Daily News - Apr 04 2014]
Consideration of the test for summary dismissal... [Published Norton Rose Canada - Apr 03 2014]
Student's lawsuit says school policy bars him f... [Published One News Now - Apr 03 2014]
NY court says medical device distributor's lost... [Published Norton Rose Canada - Mar 29 2014]
How are damages measured? [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Mar 27 2014]
Christian student sues TNCC, asserting college ... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - Mar 25 2014]
ROF parents - advice please [Published Roll On Friday - Mar 20 2014]
(Probably) the first group action for damages u... [Published Local Government Lawyer - Mar 20 2014]
Company Fires Off Legal Threats To Site Owner O... [Published Techdirt - Mar 14 2014]
Company Fires Off Legal Threats To Site Owner O... [Published Techdirt - Mar 14 2014]
A half-baked security solution [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 10 2014]
Ex-city manager wants new trial [Published Times Argus - Nov 30 2013]
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