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Legal news from Wednesday, June 28, 2017
by Autumn Callan

The Supreme Court of Canada upheld an order on Wednesday that directed Google to block a company's website from is global search results. The ruling stems from a suit brought by a small technology company, Equustek Solutions Inc, who asserted that Datalink Technologies Gateways had committed copyright infringement by relabeling …

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by Autumn Callan

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a San Francisco ordinance on Tuesday that was implemented to halt deceptive advertising tactics employed by clinics opposed to abortion. The ordinance targeted clinics that offered offered services, including tests and ultrasounds, as a way of dissuading women from terminating their pregnancies. The …

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by Alexis Wheeler

Brazil's Attorney General Rodrigo Janot filed charges Monday against President Michel Temer for passive corruption. A former aide to the president was also charged. Temer is accused of taking a bribe from entrepreneur Joesley Batista. Temer issued a statementTuesday in his defense. He said he intends to stay in the presidency …

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by Autumn Callan

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday released a proposal that will rescind the 2015 Clean Water Rule implemented by the Obama administration. The so-called Water of the United States Rule (WOTUS) was proposed in 2014 as a means to clarify the legal jurisdiction of the federal government under the …

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by Alexis Wheeler

The European Commission fined Google and its parent company, Alphabet, € 2.42 billion Tuesday for violating EU antitrust restrictions. The decision focused on Google's comparative shopping service, which premiered as "Froogle" in 2004, and is known today as Google Shopping. The Commission determined that Google used its "dominance in general internet search" to unfairly promote its …

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by Lindsay Offutt

US District Judge Mark Goldsmith issued a nationwide temporary stay on Monday to protect 1,444 Iraqi immigrants from deportation, extending an order issued last Thursday that applied only to immigrants in the Detroit metro area. Goldsmith's order on Thursday temporarily blocked the deportation of more than 100 Iraq nationals, arrested by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) …

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