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Legal news from Saturday, July 13, 2013
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[JURIST] Microsoft Corp [corporate website] filed a lawsuit on Thursday against US Customs [official website] officials accusing them of refusing to follow an import ban issued in May 2012 against Google, Inc. [corporate website] by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) [official website]. The trade agency had issued the ban [read more]

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[JURIST] The Texas Senate [official website] passed an abortion bill [HB 2 text] which will ban abortions after twenty weeks, require abortion clinics to become ambulatory surgical centers, dictate the usage of the drug RU486 and require abortion doctors at clinics to have admitting privileges at hospital within a 30 [read more]

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[JURIST] Attorneys representing Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and Protect Marriage [advocacy websites] on Friday filed a petition [text, PDF] asking the Supreme Court of California [official website] to halt same-sex marriages. In the petition, the attorneys argued that U.S. Supreme Court's Hollingsworth v. Perry [SCOTUSblog backgrounder] did not rule directly [read more]

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