Law student sues CIA over data on Salvadoran Army officer

SEATTLE - A University of Washington law school student has filed a federal Freedom...Center for Human Rights and a third-year law student. She alleges in a suit filed Friday...Manuchehri by attorneys from the Seattle law firm Davis Wright Tremaine, alleges the...
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My Turn: Responsibility for abandoned and derelict vessels in Alaska

...and disposing of a derelict vessel. It appears that Alaskan laws regarding responsibility for derelict vessels are weak, and...dispose sunken derelict vessels and barges. We need tougher laws to deal with the irresponsible people or business who are dumping...
DC considering 16 weeks paid leave for parents, caregivers

...than double the length of any paid-leave program in the country. In the past 10 years, just three states have passed similar laws. California and New Jersey offer six weeks of partial paid leave.The D.C. Chamber of Commerce is pushing back against the...
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A Day in the Life of: Chas' Koowu Tla'a Teri Rofkar

...she said.Rofkar said historically, she knows of only 11 purely Ravenstail robes in the world.Rofkar's sister Shelly Laws, who weaves in the Chilkat style, says weaving in that style is "like painting with wool," Rofkar said. It allows the weaver...
EU offers Turkey incentives to better tackle refugee crisis

...and Greece."We have to respect commonly agreed rules," he said, adding that when countries say they intend to flout the laws "they undermine the essence of solidarity and our community."Meanwhile, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann arrived on the...
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Right-to-die backers say California helps fight elsewhere

...states where the practice is legal, the law's supporters say. They are now focusing...its drive for a referendum to overturn the law.Legislation introduced this year in other...said Erwin Chemerinsky, a constitutional law professor at the University of California...
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European data sharing pact with US ruled invalid

...countries.The case was brought by an Austrian law student in the wake of revelations by former...programs.Max Schrems complained that U.S. law doesn't offer sufficient protection against...difficult, says professor Felix Wu of Cardozo Law School in New York."Safe harbor was never...
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Letter: Against stricter trapping regulations

...person.As a trapper, I plead with all dog owners to obey the law and leash your pets while out and about. The only way a pet...provided to accommodate those pet owners who refuse to follow the law.Trappers have money invested in gear that is left unattended...
Judge declines to undo order on green cards

...were immediately available than federal law allows to be issued. Moreover, the notice...that the immigrants "cannot point to any law establishing that a Visa Bulletin can about what happens when thousands of law-abiding, highly skilled immigrants spend...
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Approaching debate, Clinton, Sanders showing differences

...on firearms buyers and sellers and proposed repealing a 2005 law that shields gun manufacturers, distributors and dealers from...voted against the 1993 Brady handgun bill, which was signed into law by President Bill Clinton.Sanders said after the Oregon shootings...
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