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Eric Garner Death to Be Investigated by Justice Department

Eric Garner Death to Be Investigated by Justice Department

The U.S Department of Justice has announced that it plans to conduct a federal investigation into the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner, after a Grand Jury decided on Wednesday not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo to stand trial in Federal court on charges which could range from murder to the unlawful use of lethal […]

Supreme Court Politics Painful for the Poor

Supreme Court Politics Painful for the Poor

The last vestige for the poor and middle class has become an enemy. Our ‘check and balance’ system has failed. The intent of our forefathers that the Supreme Court not be politicized has been cast aside. Decisions made by the Republican dominated Court have become painful for the poor and working class. Our nation’s highest […]

Copyright 101 for Artists

Copyright 101 for Artists

On Nov. 12, an attorney from the U.S. Copyright Office will participate in a free, one-hour telephone call to answer questions regarding the copyright process. The call will address the procedure for submitting a copyright as well as what it means and does for an artist from a legal standpoint, essentially “Copyright 101 for Artists.” The call was […]

EPA Sued by Natural Defense Council Over Enlist Duo

EPA Sued by Natural Defense Council Over Enlist Duo

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was sued by the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) over the approval of Enlist Duo, a Dow AgroScience product. The lawsuit was filed soon after the EPA approved the weed control product. The NRDC contends Enlist Duo will further deplete the monarch butterfly population and it is also a risk […]

Arab Bank Rejects Its Liability for Terrorism

Arab Bank Rejects Its Liability for Terrorism

After a jury trial in the United States (U.S.) last month declared Jordan-based Arab Bank liable for Hamas attacks that victimized Americans, the $46.4 billion institution has now legally moved for a more favorable judgment, saying the verdict in U.S. Federal Court was the result of legal and factual errors. The trial was brought by […]

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