Courts Seems Unlikely to Stop Patents on Your Genes
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Courts Seems Unlikely to Stop Patents on Your Genes

admin - July 22, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1933" align="alignleft" width="277"] Debate over patents of human genes likely to continue.[/caption] Last week, a federal appeals court again heard oral arguments on whether a company…

Sentencing Juveniles to Life in Prison Without Parole Ruled Unconstitutional
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Sentencing Juveniles to Life in Prison Without Parole Ruled Unconstitutional

admin - June 25, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1883" align="alignleft" width="300"] Supreme Court rules automatic sentences of life in prison without parole for juveniles is unconstitutional.[/caption] Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states…

Facebook Settles Lawsuit Over Sponsored Stories
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Facebook Settles Lawsuit Over Sponsored Stories

admin - June 20, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1872" align="alignleft" width="300"] Facebook offers settlement for sponsored story privacy violations.[/caption] In February, TeenJury reported on several Facebook users who were seeking damages for violations of…

Supreme Court Lets $675,000 Penalty Stand in Illegal Music Downloading Case
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Supreme Court Lets $675,000 Penalty Stand in Illegal Music Downloading Case

admin - May 21, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1842" align="alignleft" width="300"] Joel Tenenbaum, a Boston University graduate student, has been ordered to pay $675,000 for illegally downloading and sharing 30 songs.[/caption] Today, the U.S.…

Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels Upheld
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Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels Upheld

admin - March 20, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1710" align="alignleft" width="300"] Graphic warning labels on cigarette packs were upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals.[/caption] In November, TeenJury reported on a temporary halt to…

Supreme Court rules that GPS tracking of suspect requires a search warrant
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Supreme Court rules that GPS tracking of suspect requires a search warrant

admin - January 23, 2012

  [caption id="attachment_1617" align="alignleft" width="300"] Supreme Court rules against secretly using GPS tracking devices without a search warrant.[/caption] (more…)

Supreme Court rules many parochial school teachers not protected from employer discrimination
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Supreme Court rules many parochial school teachers not protected from employer discrimination

admin - January 11, 2012

[caption id="attachment_1599" align="alignleft" width="300"] Former Lutheran school teacher Cheryl Perich in front of Supreme Court in October. Today the Court ruled against her in her claim that…

Federal judge blocks Florida gun law that limits doctors' speech
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Federal judge blocks Florida gun law that limits doctors' speech

Olivia - September 15, 2011

  [caption id="attachment_1427" align="alignleft" width="300"] Judge blocks law that prevented doctors from talking about gun safety.[/caption] (more…)

Georgia Supreme Court upholds murder convictions against vegans in baby's death
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Georgia Supreme Court upholds murder convictions against vegans in baby's death

Olivia - September 12, 2011

[caption id="attachment_1396" align="alignleft" width="260"] Vegan parents to serve life in prison for murder of severely malnourished baby.[/caption] (more…)

Miranda rights for juveniles clarified by Court
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Miranda rights for juveniles clarified by Court

admin - June 16, 2011

[caption id="attachment_1295" align="alignleft" width="300"] Today, the Supreme Court expanded the Miranda rights of children.[/caption] (more…)