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Supreme Court Strikes Down Canada’s Prostitution Laws

In a unanimous decision authored by the Chief Justice of Canada, the Supreme Court has upheld lower courts decisions striking down some of Canada’s prostitution laws as unconstitutional. Though prostitution itself is not...more

Domain-Name Rights: Pursue Them or Lose Them, Arbitrator Rules

Domain-name registrants who sit on their rights rather than go after trademark infringers do so at their peril. In a case decided last July, an arbitrator for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held that a...more

Nevada Legislature May Prohibit The Establishment of Corporations For “Illicit Purposes”

Nevada’s legislature meets in regular session every other year for 12o consecutive calendar days. Nev. Const. Art. II, § 4 and NRS 218A.078. Although the 77th session does not start until February 4, legislators are already...more

Police Investigate Human Trafficking after Prince George’s County Prostitution Arrests

Two breaking stories about forced prostitution in Prince George’s County have police officers encouraging hotel owners and staff to be alert for signs of human trafficking. As officers launch an investigation, Prince George’s...more

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