High court says Canada's anti-terrorism law violates solicitor-client privilege – Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton SpectatorHigh court says Canada's anti-terrorism law violates solicitor-client privilegeHamilton SpectatorOTTAWA — Sections of the federal government's anti-terrorism and money laundering financing law are unconstitutional because they violate solicitor-client privilege, the Supreme Court of Canada declared Friday. In a 7-0 ruling , the court carved out …Lawyers exempted from anti-terror law, SCC rulesCanadian Lawyer MagazineLawyers don't have to divulge clients' secrets: SCCCTV NewsLawyers secure exemption constitutional exemption from FINTRAC reporting rulesFinancial PostBCLocalNewsall 51 news articles »

Over 230 legal experts, public officials call Obama's immigration actions 'lawful' (Daily Kos)

As Republicans persist with their threat to let funding lapse for the Department of Homeland Security due to what they call President Obama’s “executive overreach” on immigration, more than 230 legal scholars, law enforcement authorities and elected officials say the president’s actions are both legally sound and historically consistent.
In a letter titled, "The President’s Commonsense Executive Actions on Immigration Are Lawful," the group directly refutes the notion that Obama exceeded his executive authority.
> For the last half century, presidents of both parties have used their authority to set priorities in enforcing our immigration laws. That legal authority has been recognized by the Supreme Court, Congress, the Department of Justice, legal scholars, mayors, and top law enforcement officials from across the nation.
Signatories of the letter include legal heavyweights like former acting Solicitor General under President Clinton, Walter Dillinger, and Harvard's Laurence Tribe, along with major organizations like the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Major Cities Chiefs Association.


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Upper Southampton Township set to repeal firearm ordinance

Upper Southampton Upper Southampton Township intends to “repeal and delete” a local law that for years has banned the use of firearms in the township, as well as the practice of trapping and fishing.

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