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  • ...ess, and freedom to assemble. The First Amendment is part of the [[Bill of Rights]], which came into effect in 1791. ... Court has afforded dissident political speech unparalleled constitutional protection. However, all speech is not equal under the First Amendment. The high court
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  • ...fourth of all consumer spending in the United States. It also protects the rights and safety of patients in clinical trials of new medical products, monitors ...se. It also monitors drug advertising for accuracy, ensures the safety and rights of patients in drug studies, and distributes information on drug products t
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  • ...rimary objective of all grants of franchises is to benefit the public; the rights or interests of the grantee, the franchisee, are secondary. A corporation i ...ganization of a political subdivision of a state does not divest franchise rights that have been previously acquired with the consent of local authorities. A
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  • What riled Helms most was the <span>[[Civil Rights Movement|civil rights movement]]</span>. Carried across the state of North Carolina, Helms's atta ... workers, government-subsidized abortion, and the creation of the Consumer Protection Agency.
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  • ...able peace of mind. The term ''insurance'' describes any measure taken for protection against risks. When insurance takes the form of a contract in an insurance ...losses relating to the dishonesty of employees, and a surety bond provides protection to a business if it fails to fulfill its contractual obligations.
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  • ...hich made it illegal to read private e-mail. The ECPA extended most of the protection already granted to conventional mail to electronic mail. Just as the post o ...ous decisions of the Court that limited free speech out of concern for the protection of children were inapplicable. The CDA differed from the laws and orders up
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  • ... the time and money invested in those marks. The act also serves to reduce consumer confusion in the identification of goods and services.</p> ...tempts at federal trademark legislation provided little protection for the rights of trademark users. The movement for stronger trademark legislation began i
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  • ''Laws governing the rights of purchasers of new and used motor vehicles that do not function properly ... a new, comparable car or refund the full purchase price. According to the consumer advocate group Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, automakers repurc
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  • ... (15 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 2301 et seq.) mandates that a written warranty on any consumer product that costs more than $5 must completely and conspicuously disclose, ... consumers, prevent deception, and improve competition in the marketing of consumer products, which are defined as property distributed in commerce and actuall
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  • ;CCR: Center for Constitutional Rights ;COPA: Child Online Protection Act (1998)
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  • ...ent]]</span> prevents states from denying its citizens certain fundamental rights that are deemed essential to the concepts of equality or liberty, including ... Law|common law]] of <span>[[Torts|torts]]</span> recognizes five discrete rights of privacy. First, the common law affords individuals the right to sue when
    23 KB (3,255 words) - 15:47, 29 September 2010
  • ...ates, statutes or court decisions prohibit the disclaimer of warranties in consumer sales. Buyers in installment sales do not have the same full rights of rejection as buyers in other sales. If a seller tenders an installment o
    27 KB (4,572 words) - 15:44, 5 February 2010
  • ...ed in the same way as traditional consumer goods. Government regulation of consumer goods attempts to protect consumers from dangerous articles, misleading adv ...ecurity, and a fractional undivided interest in gas, oil, or other mineral rights - [http://contracts.corporate.findlaw.com/ examples of many of these and ot
    37 KB (5,752 words) - 12:33, 15 March 2011
  • ... out to the public regularly and continuously before it will receive legal protection. Sporadic or irregular use of a service mark will not insulate it from infr ...pan><span>are</span> practitioners involved. The law would give full legal protection to these same doctors, however, if they applied for a mark under the name "
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  • ...posed to support the government in exchange for the general advantages and protection afforded by the government to the taxpayer and his or her property. The exi ...t taxes'' are taxes that are levied upon commodities before they reach the consumer who ultimately pays the taxes as part of the market price of the commodity.
    8 KB (1,310 words) - 12:20, 21 March 2011
  • ...rsed the Eighth Circuit's decision, concluding that the FCC was within its rights to establish a pricing methodology, and ordered the appellate court to dete ...ongress to enact the Cable Television <span>[[Consumer Protection|Consumer Protection]]</span> and Competition Act of 1992 (Pub. L. No. 102-385). The act gave th
    18 KB (2,762 words) - 16:15, 5 February 2010
  • ... (ETS). In 1993, the <span>[[Environmental Protection Agency|Environmental Protection Agency]]</span>(EPA) classified ETS as a known human (Group A) carcinogen b ...ion, emotional distress, violation of <span>[[Consumer Protection|Consumer Protection]]</span> statutes, breach of express and implied warranties, strict liabili
    37 KB (5,554 words) - 09:05, 16 March 2010
  • A body of rights, obligations, and remedies that is applied by courts in [[Civil Procedure|c ...ess, and risky behavior in the future. Fourth, it seeks to vindicate legal rights and interests that have been compromised, diminished, or emasculated. In th
    21 KB (3,222 words) - 15:00, 28 May 2014
  • ...rademark may challenge any use of the mark that infringes upon the owner's rights. ... prevents unauthorized use of it. A party may indicate that it is claiming rights to a particular mark by displaying a ''TM'' rather than an ''R'' symbol. Ma
    20 KB (3,303 words) - 16:17, 5 February 2010
  • ...ng statements; and preventing commercial <span>[[Bribery|bribery]]</span>, consumer deception, and other improper trade practices in the alcohol beverage indus ...he tax laws and regulations. It advises the members of the public of their rights and responsibilities, determines the extent of compliance and the causes of
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