Wpisy oznaczone tagiem "Law" (35)  

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The reform seems to have had more impact in the rhetorical war over drug decriminalization than it has on Mexican streets. Rather than claiming victory, legalization advocates say the new law may even make things worse because of the way it's written. Anti-legalization groups condemn the measure because it appears to legitimize drug abuse.

Link: www.azcentral.com/(…)20100110mex-drugs.html…

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Like public health care, Canada's tight gun-control laws help distinguish the country from its powerful neighbor to the south. But as Canadians commemorated the 20th anniversary of one of the country's most notorious shooting rampages, their Parliament was on course to eliminate one of its most significant gun-control measures.

Link: articles.sun-sentinel.com/(…)0912070319_1_gun-contr…

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“Only, he actually signed for a law forcing Amtrak to lock passengers  in a box if they carry guns on the train. That's right - a simple error has now created a law that (at least on paper) may prove to be unenforceable. ”



Link: www.gadling.com/(…)new-law-demands-that-gun-carryin…

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Fox News' Bill O'Reilly lashed out at the show's franchise creator/executive producer Dick Wolf Thursday night. The bombastic host, upset over how he was recently characterized on the long-running NBC drama, called the "far left" Wolf a "despicable human being" whose show is "out of control."

Link: news.yahoo.com/s/ynews/20091211/en_ynews/ynews_en1030

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Five House Democrats will call this week for a return to a Depression-era law that separated Wall Street investment banking from Main Street commercial banking. If adopted, the measure would give banks one year to choose between being commercial banks or investment banks.

Link: www.huffingtonpost.com/(…)congressmen-to-call-for-b…

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The African nation of Uganda is weighing a bill that would impose the death penalty on HIV positive men. As if that were not shocking enough, a U.S. author is claiming that a secretive group of American politicians appear to be a driving force in seeing the proposal become law.

Link: rawstory.com/(…)author-the-family-proposed-ugandan-…

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The Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced the release of a joint final rule to extend the compliance date for their joint regulation implementing certain provisions of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act by six months to June 1, 2010.

Link: abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory?id=9190086

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Climate change isn't going to be free. A report by Point Carbon, an independent consulting company that tracks global carbon and energy markets, estimates that U.S. climate legislation could push the price at the pump 13 cents a gallon higher.

Link: www.bloggingstocks.com/(…)climate-change-law-could-…

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Things go from tawdry to deadly when an Internet scandal sheet catches wind of the bedhopping, an extortion plot is hatched, and somebody winds up in a body bag. (Thankfully, at least Dave managed to avoid that last part.)

Link: ausiellofiles.ew.com/(…)law-order-takes-on-letterma…

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Computers of the future could be operating not on electrons, but on tiny waves traveling through an electron "fluid," if a new proposal is successful. The new circuit design, recently introduced by Dr. Héctor J. De Los Santos, CTO of NanoMEMS Research, LLC, in Irvine, California, may be a promising candidate to replace CMOS-based circuits, and...

Link: www.physorg.com/news176635049.html#top

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New Zealand mayor provokes outrage by proposing that the government pay “appalling underclass” not to have children.

Link: www.mnn.com/(…)mayor-proposes-paying-parents-not-to…

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The survey, published today by think-tank Demos, found those who admit to file sharing spent £33 a year more on singles and albums.

Link: www.dailymail.co.uk/(…)Illegal-downloaders-spend-MO…

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A 1970s-era Texas law that allows parents to show "harmful material" to their children has come under fire after a prosecutor said he couldn't file charges against a man accused of forcing his 8- and 9-year-old daughters to watch hardcore online pornography.

Link: www.google.com/(…)ALeqM5gCtc8R6-tfKqZPOSQ9-d647Jyr6…

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UN human rights investigator Philip Alston warned the US that its use of unmanned warplanes to carry out targeted executions may violate "international humanitarian law." Alston said he has become increasingly concerned at the dramatic increase in drone use and says the US "will increasingly be perceived as carrying out indiscriminate killings."

Link: abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=8931296

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Even though the parking ticket will not put a dent in his wallet, he sure does look like an idiot with that parking boot attached to his tire.

Link: www.totalprosports.com/(…)bugatti-veyron-illegal-pa…

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