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  • Vermont Decriminalizes Cannabis Possession Laws
  • Sun, Jun 9th 2013
  • By Legaladvice.com Staff
  • On June 6th, Vermont joined as the 17th state in the Union to eliminate criminal penalties for the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The law signed by governor Shumlin of Vermont on Thursday replaces criminal sanctions with civil penalties....
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  • Common Cause Sues The U.S. Senate
  • Wed, May 16th 2012
  • By Legaladvice.com Staff
  •      The liberal group Common Cause filed a lawsuit in Washington on May 15 against the officers of the United States Senate. The lawsuit asks a federal judge to declare one of the Senate’s internal rules unconstitutional—specifically, a provision....
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  • The Legal Battle At The Cato Institute
  • Mon, Apr 30th 2012
  • By Legaladvice.com Staff
  • A strange mixture of corporation law, libertarian politics and two old men who refuse to compromise has yielded two unprecedented lawsuits before a state judge in Kansas, who will rule on the not-so-theoretical question of “who owns a think tank?”....
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