US Supreme Court turns away challenge to male-only draft, grants review in second state secrets case

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The US Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a second case involving the scope of the government’s ability to invoke state secret privilege and declined to hear a case challenging the male-only military draft on the basis of gender discrimination.

Supreme Court Declines Lawsuit Challenging All-Male Military Draft

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Featured Article Lawsuits & Litigation ACLU Constitution draft Gender Discrimination men's rights military supreme courtWhile several justices appeared to support the lawsuit's underlying logic, the bench will give Congress time to pass any necessary reform.

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China internet watchdog issues draft guidelines for internet recommendation algorithms

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The draft further indicated that that algorithm recommendation service providers must hold “mainstream value” and “actively spread positive energy”, while preventing the spread of information that violates laws and regulations.

Poland prepares draft law to make social media censorship illegal

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The draft provides for the establishment of the “Freedom of Speech Council” which will be responsible for protecting the constitutional right to freedom of expression on social media.

China market regulator issues draft regulations on unfair competition by digital platforms

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The State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), China’s top market regulator, on Tuesday issued draft regulations for banning unfair competition on the internet and restricting the use of user data.

A Close Look at the Arizona Draft Social Equity Regulations (Comments Due Today!)

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The Arizona Department of Health Services (the “Department”), which is the cannabis regulatory authority in Arizona, released the draft regulations for the Social Equity Opportunity Program (“SEOP”). Click here to view the draft regulations. R9-18-303(B)(1) (draft).

“High court asked to review men-only draft registration law”

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“High court asked to review men-only draft registration law”: Jessica Gresko of The Associated Press has this report

The men-only draft and compelled iPhone passcodes

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This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether the men-only draft is unlawful sex discrimination and whether law enforcement can compel testimony in the form of a phone passcode.

Cheetah for Corporate Counsel Now Allows Access to Lawgood For Contract Drafting

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now have direct access to Lawgood , a practice tool for drafting contracts and clauses using market standards. Lawgood says most of its contract clauses have been researched, vetted and drafted by lawyers from Am Law 100 firms.

International Working Group Creates Best Practices Guide for Drafting Legal Documents

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Seven Stages of Drafting. The guide is available through the Effectiveness Project website in three formats: interactive web pages, full downloadable PDF, and stand-alone modules organized by drafting stage.

Germany drafts law introducing quota for women on executive boards

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Germany’s Federal Cabinet approved Wednesday a draft law that would see a quota introduced for the number of women on the executive boards of Germany’s largest companies. The draft law must now be passed by the Bundestag, Germany’s parliament. The post Germany drafts law introducing quota for women on executive boards appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

State secrets and the constitutionality of the male-only draft

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National Coalition for Men presents the question whether the government may lawfully limit draft registration to men. Goldberg upheld male-only draft registration because women at that time were categorically prohibited from serving in the armed forces in combat roles.

Transactional Document Drafting Receives a Tech Upgrade

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CCBJ: What are some of the greatest challenges organizations face when drafting transactional legal documents? How has your firm embraced emerging software solutions to bolster transactional document drafting capabilities?

MLB moves All-Star Game, draft out of Georgia due to new voting restrictions

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Major League Baseball (MLB) announced Friday that the 2021 All-Star Game and MLB draft will not be held in Georgia, in response to Georgia’s new voting restrictions that were signed into law on March 25. .

“Men’s group and ACLU urge Supreme Court to hear challenge to male-only military draft”

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“Men’s group and ACLU urge Supreme Court to hear challenge to male-only military draft”: Ariane de Vogue of CNN has this report

Drafting Interrogatories

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The following is a blog post from the CEB (Continuing Education of the Bar) on the subject of how to draft interrogatories: 7 Rules for Drafting Interrogatories. Discovery Interrogatories Drafting Interrogatories LinkedIn Paralegal EducationEnjoy! It is always good to be reminded of the basics.

FDA Issues Draft Guidance Distinguishing Remanufacturing from Servicing

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Cato — On June 18th, FDA published a draft guidance document titled Remanufacturing of Medical Devices , which has been several years in the making. The draft guidance distinguishes between “remanufacturing” and “servicing” of devices. By McKenzie E.

UP State Law Commission proposes draft of Population Control Act

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The Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission has proposed draft of Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, Stabilisation and Welfare) Bill, 2021, with a view to limit the procreation of children upto two.

“Biden administration asks Supreme Court not to hear challenge to all-male military draft”

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“Biden administration asks Supreme Court not to hear challenge to all-male military draft”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report

Central government publishes draft of Anti-Human Trafficking Bill

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In order to take a strict action against the surging human trafficking cases, the Central Government published a draft of the Trafficking (Prevention, Care and Rehabilitation) Bill. Though it’s a draft, some relevant sections of this Bill could be glanced at.

How Lawyers Can Reduce Stress by Using Contract Review Software

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Business contract contract drafting contract lifecycle contract lifecycle management contract review contract review softwareI can’t stress this enough: to bring value to your clients, you don’t need to burn yourself out.

“Former NSA director, retired top officers ask Supreme Court to declare military draft unconstitutional”

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“Former NSA director, retired top officers ask Supreme Court to declare military draft unconstitutional”: Todd South of Military Times has this report

Australia: ATO draft ruling demonstrates complexity in characterising what constitutes a royalty - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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The main change in the ATO's interpretation in this draft ruling relates to licences for the simple use of software

China: China's GDPR Is Coming: Are You Ready? ——Exploring The Upcoming China's Draft Personal Information Protection Law Topic 14 – Legal Liabilities - Dentons

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On April 29, 2021, China released the second draft of Personal Information Protection Law (hereinafter the "PIPL" or "Draft") for public comments, which replaced the first draft issued in October 2020

United States: New Format For Practical Drafting - Carter Ledyard & Milburn

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Practical Drafting is coming "in-house" to Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP and will be published periodically by the firm without a fixed schedule

Sundown Energy v. HJSA No. 3 Limited Partnership: Another Poorly Drafted Retained Acreage Clause

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The case is another illustration of how parties fail to clearly express their intent in drafting retained acreage clauses. Last week the Texas Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion, without oral argument, reversing the judgment of the El Paso Court of Appeals in Sundown Energy LP v.

All You Need to Know About the New Draft ASCI Guidelines on Influencer Marketing

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It is necessary to regulate the same by encouraging the influencer to adopt transparent mechanisms to advertise sponsored products. Business advertising Advertising Standards Council of India digital advertising False advertising online advertising YouTube advertising

Pennsylvania Legislators Draft Draconian Abortion Law, Urge Ladies To Think Of Men’s Feelings

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Pretty sure men's feelings are the cause of most pregnancies, but OK. Government Abortion Courts Pennsylvania

“Groups ask Supreme Court to declare the all-male military draft unconstitutional”

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“Groups ask Supreme Court to declare the all-male military draft unconstitutional”: Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report. The origin of this dispute is fascinating — although today’s article fails to discuss this aspect of the case’s history. As today’s article explains, the ACLU now represents the challengers to the law, making it something of a liberal cause célèbre. But the suit did not start out that way.

European Union: CLIP Of The Month: The European Commission Draft Revised Vertical Guidelines – No Agency Protection For Online Platforms - Bristows

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The European Commission recently released its draft revised Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) and Vertical Guidelines

Australia: Draft NSW Housing State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing) 2021 released - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Key takeways from the draft NSW Housing SEPP which seeks to reform planning policies relating to housing

When is it Appropriate to Hire a Business Lawyer?

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Business business disputes business format business formation contract drafting contract reviewWhen a business dispute arises, it’s important to know what to do and where to turn. An experienced business law attorney can help you take on a dispute and protect your business and its interests.

Turkey: Draft Regulation On Digital Banking And Banking As A Service (BaaS) In Turkey - BTS & Partners

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On 19 August 2021, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency published the Draft Regulation on Operation Principles of Digital Banks and Banking as a Service on its website

“Pennsylvania Bar Dismisses 3rd Circuit Appeal in Rule 8.4(g) Challenge; The bar will presumably try again to draft a constitutional version of the ABA Model Rule”

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g) Challenge; The bar will presumably try again to draft a constitutional version of the ABA Model Rule”: Josh Blackman has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy “Pennsylvania Bar Dismisses 3rd Circuit Appeal in Rule 8.4(g) ”

Detroit’s Recreational Marijuana Provision Challenged in Court

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Lawsuits & Litigation allegations cannabis case city City Counciil court case create Detroit Legacy Detroit residents draft favoritism industry law lawsuit legal challege legal issue license licensing marijuana passed provision resident residents suburbs wealth weed

Australia: Protecting legal professional privilege in draft expert reports: time to sit on the fence? - KordaMentha

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This judgment demonstrates the potential complexity of privilege rules on even a claim which does not seem complex

Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to male-only draft; Kavanaugh joins 2 liberal justices in statement on denial

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Supreme Court on Monday turned down a constitutional challenge to the male-only draft that was argued before a federal appeals court byThe U.S.

Vietnam: Draft Circular Guiding Implementation Law On Tax Administration - ACSV Legal

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The Draft Circular provides guidance on the tax compliance procedure, tax refund, the tax audit process and other tax administration related subjects

In first merits opinion by Barrett, SCOTUS rules against environmental group seeking draft rule-making document

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Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that draft rule-making documents were protected from disclosure under a Freedom of Information Act request by the Sierra… The U.S.

European Union: EBA Publishes Draft Guidelines On Role Of AML/CFT Compliance Officers - Dillon Eustace

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On 2 August 2021, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a public consultation on draft guidelines on policies and procedures in relation to compliance management and the role and