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The U.S. House of Representatives, Office of the Law Revision Counsel recently announced new  Title 52 of the United States Code (U.S.C.), titled Voting and Elections. Unlike Title 51, National and  Commercial Space Programs, which was enacted by Congress in 2010, the new Title is an “editorial reclassification” that will relocate provisions on voting and […]

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Vermont passes assisted suicide law

Vermont became the third state to enact a physician-assisted suicide law. The text of the law is here.

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The Governor’s Highway Safety Association (GHSA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit representing the state and territorial highway safety offices that implement programs to address behavioral highway safety issues. The GHSA has recently published State Cell Phone Use and Texting While Driving Laws.   The chart [available at the above link] outlines all state cell phone and text messaging laws. […]

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The House of Representative releases new beta version of the United States Code online. The United States Code is prepared and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel (“OLRC”) of the U.S. House of Representatives pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 285b.  The Code contains the general and permanent laws of the United States, organized into titles […]

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The Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives – the Office that codifies the public laws passed by Congress – recently announced new Title 51 of the United States Code.   H.R. Bill No. 3237, 111th Congress, “To Enact Certain Laws Relating to National and Commercial Space Programs as Title […]

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DriveSafe.ly

DriveSafe.ly is a free mobile application that reads text (SMS) messages and emails aloud in real time and automatically responds without drivers touching the mobile phone.Some of its features include: Hands free One-touch activation Bluetooth and radio transmitter compatible Optional customizable auto-responder Consider the numerous state cell phone driving laws and drive safely.

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Copyright Watch is a new initiative to provide access to copyright laws around the world. According to the news release, The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Electronic Information for Libraries (eIFL.net), and other international copyright experts joined together to launch Copyright Watch – a public website created to centralize resources on national copyright laws. Copyright Watch […]

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iAWFUL is a NetChoice initiative dedicated to tracking the worst [proposed or passed] Internet laws in America. Reckless and misguided laws, often originating at the state level, threaten to undermine the foundation of the free and open Internet. Some of the most serious threats to the Internet come in the form of lawmakers trying to […]

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FreelanceLaw

FreelanceLaw.com is a national database of freelance attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals, offering their services to law firms on an independent contractor basis. FreelanceLaw has built up a database of over 1,200 freelance legal professionals nationwide that are currently working, or willing to work, for law firms on an independent contractor basis, and hold […]

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African American History Month

The Library of Congress, in celebration of the African American History Month, published an excellent online bibliography including a historical overview, legislative branch documents, executive branch documents, and web resources. National African American History Month in February celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history in their struggles for freedom and equality […]

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