What you need to know about copyright law and how it works

The U.S. Copyright Office is preparing to issue a final decision on the final court case to decide whether the Supreme Court will hear a case that will ultimately decide whether people have the right to download, share, and share works for personal use.The final court decision is expected this week, though it’s possible the […]


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‘Notorious’ judge says he’s ‘notorious’ after calling gay couple ‘not fit for public office’

JERUSALEM (AP) A Jerusalem judge says a gay couple’s wedding was not in line with traditional Jewish law and is not a legal marriage.A Jerusalem court found in favor of the couple after finding the marriage was not legally valid.A Jewish law court is considering a legal challenge.The couple says the judge acted in bad […]


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Why is Sharia Law still on the books in the US?

The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by the Islamic group American Freedom Defense Initiative against Texas over its anti-sharia legislation, which would prohibit citizens from wearing or praying in public places or from practicing their faith.A federal judge in Texas has ruled that the state’s anti-discrimination law does not […]


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Which of the two parties is most likely to be the US president during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

On the one hand, Donald Trump, who has been the presumptive Republican nominee, is the first US president to be elected with a majority of votes in Congress.He is a polarising figure, whose candidacy is unpopular in both countries, and who has shown a keen interest in US-Israel relations.On the other, Israel is not exactly […]


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Police say man accused of shooting three dead in Vancouver park

Police have confirmed that a man has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the death of a woman and three counts each of attempted murder, attempted manslaughter and firearms offences.A Vancouver man has appeared in court for a preliminary hearing.Police said they believe the shooting occurred in a parking lot at the […]


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When It Comes To Sex, A New Law Says You Can’t Say Anything You Can Be Protected From

In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that sexual harassment and stalking can’t be punished as crimes, even if the behavior is so vile that it is considered to be a crime in itself.The decision in Lawrence v.Texas, by a 6-3 vote, sets the stage for an increasingly expansive definition of “sexual […]


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Which legal school will take advantage of the Trump administration’s executive order?

A little more than a month into President Donald Trump’s presidency, there’s been a flurry of announcements about which law schools will be eligible for federal funding to expand their legal education programs.Some of those are good news, while others could be a drag.Here are five of the most likely to benefit from the administration’s […]


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