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Morrissey Groped at Airport, TSA Denies Unusual Treatment

This page contains a single entry by Peter Clarke, JD published on July 31, 2015 11:58 AM.

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Do Court Clerks Need to Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses?

Despite the Supreme Court ruling that gave same-sex couples the right to get married, many county court clerks have refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, citing their anti-gay religious beliefs. In response, same-sex couples and in some instances the American Civil Liberties Union have filed lawsuits trying to force clerks to issue marriage licenses, regardless.

Who is right? While most of these cases are pending, let’s take a look at the conflicting Constitutional protections.

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Does Shoplifting Affect My Credit?

This page contains a single entry by Christopher Coble, Esq. published on August 3, 2015 11:57 AM.

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​KP Public Affairs leads lobbying firms in second quarter



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Worry about Medi-Cal funding, vaccine bill crank up health-care lobbying

The balance of CHA expenditures mostly were for time spent by non-lobbyist staffers on activities such as testifying at committee hearings and meetings with individual lawmakers and state staff, Emerson-Shea said.

Others in the top 10 line-up of dollars spent on health care lobbying include usual suspects like Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (No. 2, at $638,195), the California Medical Association (No. 3, at $500,602) and California Association of Health Plans (No. 4, at $262,889).

Then there are new ones, including the Public Health Council, which made No. 5, with $233,488 spent in the second quarter. This is a

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Jamie Dimon unplugged: Create a good team and dump the jerks, says JPMorgan CEO in Boulder

But he does know what makes a good business: a good team. “If you have bureaucracy, and bulls–t, all of that, you are going to fail,” he said.

Companies have to be willing to disrupt themselves, he said. Because, he said, if they don’t, someone else will. “You better damn well be thinking how you can do things quicker, better for the consumer,” he said.

It seems like basic business. But take Japan, he said, a country has some of the best technology but no financial discipline. The U.S. has the widest, deepest, most transparent markets.

“You can organize a company any which way.

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Black Twitter Scolds Allure Magazine for Using a White Woman in an Afro Tutorial  

I understand the concern, but since all of the other hair tutorials in the feature—a bowl cut, soft bends, long bangs—featured white women, I assume the magazine wanted to teach women with straight hair how to achieve those looks. However, I do think black Twitter has a point about how Allure should have included a quick reference to the cultural context behind the Afro hairstyle. 

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Kevin Hart Says His Reaction to the Idea of His Son Being Gay Is About His Own Insecurities

A few comedians have gotten into trouble while joking about how they’d be terribly disappointed if they ever found out that their son was gay. People accused them of being homophobic and, at times, promoting violence against gay people.

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​Silicon Valley 40 Under 40 2015: Hsin-Hsin Yang



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Good news for law school graduates

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