6 posts tagged with law by mullingitover.
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Ibuprofen: serious business

In 2003 a school official ordered that a student be searched for the substance known as 2-[4-(2-methylpropyl)phenyl]propanoic acid. The case has now made its way to the United States Supreme Court. [more inside]
posted by mullingitover on Jan 16, 2009 - 99 comments

The best defense is a good offense

Internet television host Revision3 was the victim of a denial of service attack this weekend. The source of the attack? None other than RIAA and MPAA-funded MediaDefender.
posted by mullingitover on May 29, 2008 - 27 comments

Some like it, some don't

Massachusetts lawmakers are debating a bill that would ban parents from spanking their children. Meanwhile, Corpun (previously)would like to remind you that it's not just for kids, but hey, we already knew that.
posted by mullingitover on Nov 28, 2007 - 158 comments

Georgia AG insists the sentence was cruel but totally normal

Georgia's Supreme Court has agreed that Genarlow Wilson's 10-year prison sentence without the possibility of parole and accompanying lifetime sex offender status was cruel and unusual. Previously on MeFi. [more inside]
posted by mullingitover on Oct 26, 2007 - 49 comments

We know what's best for you.

An excellent example of the consequences of the Supreme Court's Gonzales v. Raich decision: today the United States House of Representatives voted down a bill which would have prohibited the DEA from targeting State-authorized medical marijuana dispensaries. Almost simultaneously, the DEA raided 10 medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles.
posted by mullingitover on Jul 26, 2007 - 68 comments

Thanks, lawyers!

It's over. YouTube is taking down Daily Show and Colbert Report clips.
posted by mullingitover on Oct 27, 2006 - 86 comments

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