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Judge blocks Kansas' ban on 2nd-trimester abortion procedure

...and that lethal injections for the fetus could increase of nausea, vomiting and infection in women.Crepps, the center' attorney, said the ban would result in "forced experimentation" on women seeking second trimester abortions.Jessie Basgall...
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Circus acrobats plan suit, say lives have changed

...and did not rule out pursuing legal action against the carabiner-maker or even the venue, the Dunkin' Donuts Center.Attorney Michael Krzak said the women want to get to the "root cause" of the accident, as it affects a number of aerial...
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Appeals court affirms oil company polar bear rules

...Diversity sued over the rules, claiming both individual animals and entire populations must be analyzed for protection. Center attorney Rebecca Noblin said the Appeals Court agreed but concluded the Fish and Wildlife Service had done sufficient separate...
Group petitions states to add oceans to list of 'impaired' waterways

...acidification, the changing of sea water chemistry because of absorption of carbon dioxide produced by humans. A center attorney, Miyoko Sakashita, said listing the oceans as impaired under the Clean Water Act would allow states to set limits...
Treatment of mentally ill Juneau teen questioned

...the Disability Law Center that the child is still angry and may have "more hostility toward authority," said law center attorney Meg Allison Zaletel. State officials say the case appears to be isolated, but they don't track how often mental...
Agency proposes recovery plan for rare North Pacific right whale

...Fisheries Service if the agency didn't come up with a recovery plan, and the agency announced in April it would do so.Center attorney Sarah Uhlemann said endangered species with a recovery plan have a better chance of making a comeback."Having blueprint...
Lawsuit filed to block bridge to Alaska petroleum reserve for industrial development in the reserve's priceless habitat for caribou, birds and other wildlife," said center attorney Deirdre McDonnell in an announcement of the lawsuit filed in Anchorage.The lawsuit is the second challenging the...
Group will sue EPA over pesticides in polar bears

...chemicals accumulate. The chemicals lower bears' immune system and put them at a higher risk of infection, said center attorney Brendan Cummings, citing a 2004 study of bears in Svalard, Norway. The pesticides are endocrine disrupters - synthetic...
Group prepared to sue over right whales

...continuing annual surveys. "The Fisheries Service has abdicated its responsibility to protect this species," said center attorney Brent Plater. "Instead of following through on its promises, the service has actually stopped looking for this...


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