Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

SEATTLE - A University of Washington law school student has filed a federal Freedom of Information lawsuit alleging the CIA has illegally withheld information about an El Salvador...
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European data sharing pact with US ruled invalid

...for economic activity.Reaching a new agreement on data sharing will be difficult, says professor Felix Wu of Cardozo Law School in New York."Safe harbor was never designed to address U.S. government surveillance," he said. Because the 4th...
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My Turn: Reasons to be excited for ski season

...of what transpired last year.I have faithfully bought an annual ski pass every year since I returned to Alaska from law school in 2001. Last year was the first and only year in that entire period that I didn't get to go skiing even once. There...
Court strikes down possible payments to athletes

...challenges schools' rights to cap compensation at the value of a scholarship.Michael A. Carrier, a professor at Rutgers Law School, said plaintiffs received from the appeals court a "very strong ruling" that NCAA amateurism rules are subject to...
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Justice Dept. encourages prosecutions of corporate execs

...General Sally Quillian Yates was expected to lay out the policy changes in a speech Thursday at New York University's law school.Though it's not clear whether the new policies will actually result in additional prosecutions, they are intended...
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Mom pushing dead boy in swing charged with manslaughter

...her daughter, but worries that she can't afford it.Christopher Slobogin, a professor at Vanderbilt University's law school and an expert in mental health law, said prosecutors have leeway in deciding whether to bring criminal charges in cases...
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House chair: Planned Parenthood probe protects taxpayers

...Goodlatte described the tearing apart of a fetus during an abortion and asked witness Priscilla Smith, who directs Yale Law School's Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice, if she considered that humane. Smith defended the procedure when...
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Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

...taken the position that the school district will not accommodate his education."Citing state and federal privacy laws, School Superintendent Michael R. Radday said in a statement that "the district is legally prohibited from discussing individual...
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End of Boy Scouts' ban on gays prompts elation and alarm

...had not worn a Scout uniform since his post-college years as an in-the-closet Scout employee before he entered law school. On Tuesday morning, he registered as an adult leader with the local Scout troop that his 13-year-old son belongs...
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Multi-degree earning student returns to Juneau, helps families

...of arts degrees in art and English from the University of Nevada, Reno; a masters of environmental law from Vermont Law School; and a teaching credential from Sierra Nevada College.In the past, Gard has worked as a professional landscape photographer...


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