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July 12, 2010 FindLaw.com Legal Grounds Newsletter

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THE WASHINGTON FILE

  • Gingrich says he's considering a presidential run

TOP NEWS - RELEVANT HEARSAY

  • Polanski free, Swiss reject US extradition request
  • What's New, Injured by Texting While Walking?
  • High Roller Sues and is Sued by Vegas Casinos

LEGAL COMMENTARY

  • Cases on Arizona's Immigrant-Investigation Law and the Defense of Marriage Act Show the Cross-Ideological Interplay Between Federalism and Individual Rights

CYBERLAW NEWS - DOWNLOAD THIS!

  • Judge OKs iPhone class action against Apple, AT&T

CRIMINAL LAW - ARRESTING DEVELOPMENTS

  • Obama Set to Sign Cruise Ship Security Law

LEGAL LITE

  • Jail Time for Woman Who Taped Dog to Fridge
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THE WASHINGTON FILE:

Possible Return to the Spotlight
GINGRICH SAYS HE'S CONSIDERING A PRESIDENTIAL RUN
(AP) - Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he's considering running for president in 2012 and expects to make a decision by early next year. Read more...



TOP NEWS - RELEVANT HEARSAY:

Swiss Miss
POLANSKI FREE, SWISS REJECT US EXTRADITION REQUEST
(AP) - The Swiss government declared renowned film director Roman Polanski a free man on Monday after rejecting a U.S. request to extradite him on a charge of having sex in 1977 with a 13-year-old girl. Read more...

Related Resources
Extradition (LawBrain)


How to Text Safely? Don't Move!
WHAT'S NEW, INJURED BY TEXTING WHILE WALKING?
(FindLaw's Injured) - Americans are growing more and more aware of the dangers of distracted driving, especially driving while texting or talking on the phone. Read more...


Angry "Whale"
HIGH ROLLER SUES AND IS SUED BY VEGAS CASINOS
(FindLaw's Common Law) - This case is an example of what happens when Ahab catches the whale, and the whale sues. The whale in this case is, in the terminology of Las Vegas casinos, a high roller. Read more...


LEGAL COMMENTARY:

Trump Suits
CASES ON ARIZONA'S IMMIGRANT-INVESTIGATION LAW AND THE DEFENSE OF MARRIAGE ACT SHOW THE CROSS-IDEOLOGICAL INTERPLAY BETWEEN FEDERALISM AND INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS
(FindLaw's Writ) - Last week, two civil actions in federal district courts on opposite ends of the country illustrated our Constitution's cross-ideological interplay between federalism and individual rights. Read more...

Related Resources
More Legal Commentary


CYBERLAW NEWS - DOWNLOAD THIS!:

Too Much Control?
JUDGE OKS IPHONE CLASS ACTION AGAINST APPLE, AT&T
(AP) - A federal judge says a monopoly abuse lawsuit against Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc.'s mobile phone unit can move forward as a class action. Read more...

Related Resources
Consumer Reports won't recommend iPhone 4 (AP)


CRIMINAL LAW - ARRESTING DEVELOPMENTS:

Seven Seas Safer
OBAMA SET TO SIGN CRUISE SHIP SECURITY LAW
(FindLaw's Blotter) - President Obama is set to sign a bill that requires stronger security precautions on cruise ships, including ensuring alleged crimes are reported. Read more...


LEGAL LITE:

New Home, Lucky Dog
JAIL TIME FOR WOMAN WHO TAPED DOG TO FRIDGE
(FindLaw's Legally Weird) - It is a sad state of affairs between a man and a woman when things disintegrate to the point where she had to do something very, very bad to get his attention. Read more...

Related Resources
Animal Rights (LawBrain)


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