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Yale Law to Allow Military Recruiters

Sep 20, 2007 Yale Law School will end its policy of not working with military recruiters following a court ruling this week that jeopardized about $300 million in federal funding, school officials said Wednesday.

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Law Firm Says Partner to Be Indicted

Sep 20, 2007 A New York law firm accused of paying kickbacks to plaintiffs in class-action and shareholder lawsuits said Wednesday that one of its partners will be indicted and more charges will be filed against the firm.

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Judge Tosses Calif Global Warming Suit

Sep 18, 2007 A federal judge on Monday tossed out a lawsuit filed by California that sought to hold the world's six largest automakers accountable for their contribution to global warming.

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California Bans Cell Phone Use by Teen Drivers

Sep 15, 2007 California drivers under the age of 18 will be prohibited from driving while using cell phones and other electronic devices, under a law signed Thursday by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Afghan al-Qaeda detainee transferred to Guantanamo

Sep 13, 2007 An Afghan terror suspect has been transferred to Guantanamo Bay, the US Department of Defense (DOD) announced Wednesday. Known only as Inayatullah, DOD said the detainee has admitted to being the head of al-Qaeda…

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Cities look at banning saggy pants

Sep 13, 2007 NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AP) -- Hike up those pants. Droopy drawers that bare skin or underwear might soon be forbidden fashion on the streets of several cities, and violators could be forced to part with some cash.

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Iowa Same-Sex Marriage Ruling On Hold

Sep 9, 2007 On Thursday, a judge in Polk County, Iowa issued a decision striking down an Iowa state law which declares that "only a marriage between a male and a female is valid," effectively opening the door for same-sex couples in…

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