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2 Apr 2020 at 10:00pm

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 3, 2020 is:

cocoon • \kuh-KOON\  • verb

: to wrap or envelop in or as if in a cocoon


Lily got out of the water and cocooned herself in a large beach blanket.

"By the time the United States...

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30 Mar 2020 at 4:59pm
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20 Mar 2020 at 1:40pm
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Courts Help Put New Laws into Effect
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20 Dec 2019 at 10:00am
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2 Apr 2020 at 5:19pm

China's multibillion-dollar wildlife industry is driven by corporate interests and traditional Ch...

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2 Apr 2020 at 5:17pm

State Department says it is curtailing passport services over coronavirus pandemic

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2 Apr 2020 at 3:28pm

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2 Apr 2020 at 3:00am

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4th Circuit rules against Virginia elected official who blocked constituent on Facebook
Set of initial filing for TRO
Complaint in Karras v. Gore
7 Dec 2019 at 4:20am
Dimitri Karras, owner of Ares Armor in Oceanside, sued San Diego County in October 2015. Sheriff’s officials deleted his combative comments and then banned him from posting anything further. Karras claimed it was a violation of his First Amendment rights because the Facebook page was run by a government entity. Because it was a government agency, the Facebook page was a public forum for all taxpayers. The county argued that commenters must follow rules — such as staying respectful and on topic — to post to the site, and that Karras’s posts were neither. The backlash over the lawsuit, as well as a flood of negative and sometimes obscene comments Karras’ supporters posted onto the Facebook page, prompted the Sheriff’s Department to remove the page permanently.
STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 63, "PRIVATE DEFENDANTS’ BRIEF IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF STATES’ MOTION FOR A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION"
STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 64, "FEDERAL DEFENDANTS’ BRIEF IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION"
STATE OF WASHINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al. Defendants., US District Court Western District of Washington at Seattle, Case No. 2:18-cv-1115-RSL, Document 58-2, "[PROPOSED] BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF DEFENDANTS"
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Ruling against David Hunter aka Darren Chaker Assault Weapon charge
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Darren Chaker was prosecuted for peeping on a female in a tanning booth.
Darren Chaker was convicted of bankruptcy fraud.
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Dondi Properties Corp.
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The case Dondi Properties Corp. v. Commerce Sav. & Loan Asso., 121 F.R.D. 284 (1988) imposes an affirmative requirement on litigants to "play nice" with one another and timely file papers. Judge Houser expexts compliance with the order.
Mr. Slye's request for waiver of his obligation to participate in jury duty, as submitted on January 26, 2009, poignantly demonstrates the poisonous effect that Black-Robed Hooligans and their attorney friends have on the system of justice as whole. Although the officers of the court may take pleasure in breaking from their oaths, their conduct ultimately results in statements such as that posted by Mr. Slye.

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