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Despite Law, Rape Victims Sometimes Pay For Medical Services

The effects of a sexual assault can be long-lasting, but the medical bills aren't supposed to be.<p>Yet a study published recently finds that despite federal efforts to lift that burden from rape victims, a hodgepodge of state rules mean some victims may still be charged for medical services related …

Study finds strong evidence for discriminatory intent behind voter ID laws

By Christopher Ingraham<p>Christopher Ingraham<p>Reporter covering all things data<p>Email Bio Follow<p>State legislators who support voter ID laws are motivated in no small part by racial bias, according to a new study from the University of Southern California. The study finds strong evidence that …

Expanding The NFL Into Europe Could Expose The League's Draft To Liability Under EC Law

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank announced yesterday that he believes the NFL is close to adding one, if not more, expansion teams in Europe.<p>From a legal perspective, adding one new NFL team in Europe might prove easy.<p>However, adding a second NFL team presents additional legal challenges.<p>If the …

Google ethics adviser: The law needs bold ideas to address the digital age

The profound challenges of our new 'onlife' existence in the digitised world call for bold solutions, argues prof Luciano Floridi, who is now advising Google on the ethics of information<p>The recent ruling by the European Court of Justice in favour of the “right to be forgotten” is part of the coming …

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What It's Like When You Attempt A Pinterest Craft

That thing you saw on Pinterest looks so easy. And fun! A child could probably do it, you think. And then you begin.