By: Deborah Goldman You may have cut the cord with mommy, but the broadcasters are still holding on tight to wired technology. The latest cord-cutting television streaming service provider, Aereo, just defeated network broadcasters’ (including over-the-air networks ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS and Fox) preliminary injunction motion in the compiled Second Circuit case WNET v. Aereo.
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The Voting Rights Act is Still Necessary to Prevent States from Abusing Their Rights Leave a comment
The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Section 5’s Key Civil Rights Provision Must Be Urgently Preserved Leave a comment
By Deborah Goldman In an overwhelming victory for activists, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has declared crucial sections of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional in its ruling in Windsor v. United States. [1, 2]. Particularly at issue was the Act’s defining marriage as “a legal union between one man [...]
Appropriations and Farm Bill Biotechnology Riders Threaten Judicial Oversight of Genetically Engineered Crops Leave a comment
By: Maggie Coulter As the 112th Congress enters its August recess, current legislators are rushing to pass bills before the presidential election and lame duck period begin. Hidden in this flood of legislation are four biotechnology riders with huge potential impact upon the nation’s agriculture and food as well as public health. The House of [...]