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Two Takes on the Soda-Tax Wars

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Could Another Ebola Patient Make it to the U.S., and How Effective are Quarantine and Screening? Louisville Expert Explains

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Supreme Court Begins New Term; GW Legal Experts Available

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Supreme Procrastination: Why the Nation’s Highest Court Puts Off Big Decisions Until the Last Moment

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As the Supreme Court of the United States begins its fall 2014 session this month, it Several “blockbuster” cases — including freedom of speech, religious freedoms in prison, pregnancy discrimination and a possible decision on gay marriage — are on the docket for the Supreme Court, which begins its new session this month. But don’t expect any decisions until next June. New research led by the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law finds big cases are disproportionately decided just before the court’s summer recess.

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JHSPH Experts Available Re: California's Landmark Gun Law, Gun "Take Away" Orders + Evidence-Based Gun Policy

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Non-Citizens Face Harsher Sentencing Than Citizens in U.S. Criminal Courts

Non-Americans in the U.S. federal court system are more likely to be sentenced to prison and for longer terms compared to U.S. citizens, according to a new study.

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How Do Lawyers Matter? Study Explores the Question for Low-Income Litigants

A study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison that was recently awarded a two-year $300,000 grant by the National Science Foundation is exploring questions confronting the legal profession in its effort to improve access to justice for low-income unrepresented civil litigants.

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Secret NY Fed Recordings Do Not Confirm Bank Regulator ‘Capture’

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Wash U Expert: Regulations on Tax Inversions a Move in the Right Direction

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The Power of Numbers: A Single Statistic Can Strengthen Public Support for Traffic Safety Laws

Public support for effective road safety laws, already solid, can be strengthened by a single number: a statistic that quantifies the traffic-related injury risks associated with a given law, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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