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Gov’t won’t appeal ruling on graphic cigarette warnings

The Department of Justice has decided not to appeal a court decision striking down the Food and Drug Administration’s new graphic warnings on cigarette packages on First Amendment grounds.

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DOJ settlement over food allergy sets the table for future actions

Does a food allergy constitute a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act? According to a recent settlement between Lesley University and the Department of Justice, the answer is: It depends.

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Glaxo settles marketing fraud charges for record $3 billion

GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to plead guilty and pay $3 billion to resolve charges that the pharmaceutical giant fraudulently marketed the prescription drugs Paxil, Wellbutrin and Avandia, the U.S. Justice Department has announced.

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Federal agencies: FCRA is constitutional

WASHINGTON – In a joint brief filed in a Pennsylvania district court case challenging the Fair Credit Reporting Act, three federal agencies have urged the court to find the law constitutional.

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Employer request for Facebook passwords yields legislation, investigation

After recent reports that employers were requesting Facebook passwords from job applicants, state and federal legislators quickly responded with possible legislation and a request for a federal investigation into the legalities of the practice.

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