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On the Record

The Daily Record's law news blog

Transgender runner challenges sex-at-birth law

Welcome to Monday, the 80th anniversary (birthday?) of Bugs Bunny. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Transgender runner challenges Idaho’s law requiring athletes to compete based on their gender at birth. — Texas lawyer challenges ...

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Texas GOP loses convention cancellation challenge

Welcome to Monday, the 35th anniversary of the “Live Aid” concerts in London and Philadelphia to raise money for African famine relief. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Texas Supreme Court upholds Houston’s cancellation of ...

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Furloughs could become law firm layoffs, report says

Welcome to Monday, the 37th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Arizona Governing Committee v. Norris decision that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits states from discriminating on the basis of sex in providing retirement benefits. Here ...

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Defense lawyers oppose jury trials resuming

Welcome to Monday the 67th anniversary of the Supreme Court upholding the District of Columbia’s criminal prohibition on restaurant’s refusing to serve black customers. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Criminal defense lawyers call resuming ...

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Do prisoners have equal protection from COVID-19?

Welcome to Monday, the 217th anniversary of mortally wounded Navy Capt. John Lawrence’s  last command on the U.S.S Chesapeake: “Don’t give up the ship.” Here are some news items to get your week started. — Is the federal government playing ...

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