Legal Headline News 11/01/10

According to a Reuters poll Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives from Democrats in Tuesday’s midterm elections,

Former California Rep. Gary Condit testified Monday in the Chandra Levy murder trial that he never publicly acknowledged his affair with the intern because he believes everyone is entitled to privacy.

Citing cases dating back as far as 1928, a judge has ruled that a young girl accused of running down an elderly woman while racing a bicycle with training wheels on a Manhattan sidewalk two years ago can be sued for negligence.
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VenomFangX and Geerup’s God vs Abortion

This is a video response to Geerup’s latest video on the VenomFangX channel, “DNA – Do Not Abort”.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdW0bFc8SRo

Geerup is quite correct that this is an important issue that needs a lot of thought and discussion, however he confuses matters by saying completely contradictory things on the authority of courts to bestow rights. He also plays a very strange move in which the DNA of a foetus is portrayed as somehow the basis of the claim that a foetus is a person who should not be murdered. Oh well, murder’s just a useful word isn’t it? And it all makes for a rather snappy video title.

A link to the Gothatfunk video I mention towards the end:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhYGd78z6zg

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Today’s Legal News Headlines 2/23/2010

The U.S. Supreme Court asked the Obama administration Monday to weigh in on a Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) subsidiary’s challenge to a lawsuit alleging that it defrauded Medicare over it’s drug Procrit.

The CARD Act goes into affect. The new rules include full disclosure on fees and how long it will take to pay off your balance.

Toyota says it received a subpoena from a federal grand jury requesting documents related to unintended acceleration of its vehicles and the braking system of its Prius hybrid.

The daughter of a man who crashed his small plane into an IRS building in Texas is calling her father a hero.

Philip Morris the nation’s largest tobacco maker is asking the Supreme Court to throw out court rulings holding that the industry illegally concealed the dangers of cigarette smoking.

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley says a federal law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman interferes with her state’s right to regulate the institution.

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