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On September 30, 2006, casino king Steve Wynn was showing off his $139 million Picasso painting to friends like Barbara Walters, screenwriter Nora Ephron, and Ephron's husband Nick Pileggi. In what Wynn has called "the world's clumsiest and goofiest things to do," he created a quarter-sized flap in the painting when his elbow inadvertently pierced the 74-year-old canvas. more...

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Over the past several weeks, the Supreme Court has issued rulings on many high-profile cases, handing down decisions concerning hot-button issues like the death penalty and stem cell research. But instead of gaining respect for performing their constitutional duty, justices are being lambasted as activists. They are being accused of "legislating from the bench." What is the truth? more...

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When Kentucky teenager, Jacqueline Duty, tried to attend her senior prom in a dress styled to look like a confederate flag, school officials stopped her at the door. Duty has since responded by claiming that her right to free speech was violated. Based on her case and ones like it, will the south rise or fall? more...

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One day in September 2006, Popeye's beloved spinach disappeared overnight from grocery store shelves—and was gone for weeks. The culprit? Escherichia coli or E. coli for short. For most of us, it was a minor inconvenience; however, the incident left many wondering who was responsible and whether we'd ever eat spinach again. more...

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Although the roles and regulations of the UN are constantly challenged, the UN is currently the only forum where nations from all over the world can gather to discuss important issues involving international peace and security. Its primary mission is the same today as it was when it was formed over 60 years ago - to maintain world peace. To do this, the UN gives an open forum for countries to discuss their opinions and views, in order to solve international problems such as poverty, disease and environmental harms, and settle conflicts without turning to violence. more...

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The Hague is home to over 150 international legal organizations including the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Court of Justice. The Hague was destined to become a haven for peace and justice. Of the 150 legal institutions in The Hague, 9 major organizations stand out as they are involved in some of the world's major conflicts. more...

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You've been wronged, you're mad, and you know you want to sue. Better yet, you know your case is so well documented, there's no way you won't win. That is, unless you wait just a little too long to get to court. So, what you need to know about statutes of limitations. Read more to find out how statutes of limitations can affect you and your case. more...

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Can you sue a restaurant like McDonald's for your obesity? Well, maybe. Recently, the fast-food industry has come under fire, accused of marketing irresponsible products to unsuspecting customers who do not know the dangers of indulging. So what are your rights? more...

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You would be hard pressed to find anyone who hasn't heard of the OJ Simpson trial. The case has become so enmeshed in public consciousness that references to the OJ proceedings still appear ten years later. Of course, OJ was not the only star of this famed trial saga. His "dream team" of attorneys garnered as much publicity as OJ himself. So, what happened to these so-called celebrity attorneys after the trial? more...

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Getting justice or at least a little help as an identity theft victim is difficult but there is progress on the horizon. Read more. more...

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