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Georgia Woman Arrested for Altering a Prescription Doctor Changed Sues for Negligence

A Georgia woman’s suit against a family medical center (TCFPA Family Medical Centers, P.C.) and doctor (William O. Cornwell, M.D.) for negligence following her arrest for altering a prescription to illegally obtain a controlled substance was given...

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What is torture?

Absence of visible daylight? Unsafe water? No watch or clock? No books, no television, no radio? In Arguelles v. United States AG, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 21034, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision to remove Freddy Arguelles...

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Fatal Hazing Incident--Florida A&M University's Marching Band

Dante Martin was a member of the percussion section of Florida A&M University's marching band, the "Marching 100." Members of the percussion section were entitled to ride to away events in a motor coach known as "Bus C." Martin...

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Leasing Home On-line Violated Deed Restrictions

The Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourth District, San Antonio, recently upheld the determination by a Bexar County trial court that the deed restrictions for a homeowner’s association, which provide that homes should be "used solely for residential...

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Copyright Challenge to “We Shall Overcome”

On November 21, 2016, Judge Denise Cote of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a ruling with respect to the protest song “We Shall Overcome.” The plaintiffs (the We Shall Overcome Foundation and Butler...

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Shucks, Oysters are not Agriculture

Guest workers who worked shucking oysters for a seafood company alleged that the company violated sections of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (AWPA). The company claimed that the AWPA did not protect workers who shucked oysters...