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Tougher Regulations Eyed After Bank Ruling

A ruling supporting federal regulation of national bank subsidiaries could shape congressional debate over new laws that would give more protections to consumers, according to a Apr 18, 2007 1:31 PM CDT

Gun Debate Heats Up

Nationwide debate on whether gun sales should be restricted and whether colleges should – or can – ban firearms is heating up, following Monday’s massacre of 32 students at Virginia…

New Mortgages Planned to Forestall Foreclosures

Against a backdrop of planned legislation now being drafted in Congress to rein in runaway subprime lenders, two of the nation’s mainstream mortgage mainstays are developing new products to help…

Easy Gun Purchases in Virginia

Virginia does not restrict the sale of firearms at gun shows, the International Herald Tribune reports in its coverage of the shootings at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Va. Tech Massacre Dials Up Gun Control Debate

Even as bodies were still being counted in America’s worst on-campus shooting ever (the death toll, as of this posting, is reportedly at least 21, and possibly as many as…

The D.C. Power Web

With a new Democratic-controlled Congress warming up to exercise its investigative and oversight authority, the revolving door of lawyers moving between Washington’s K Street and Capitol Hill—and back again—is spinning…

Following the Beat of the Ban

After a loss in South Dakota, many in the anti-abortion movement reassess their legal strategy

Change the Rules

ABA supports efforts in Congress to bolster effectiveness of administrative hearings

A Deal with Death

More states make child molestation a capital crime—and face likely challenges

Strange New World

Lawyers, debtors and creditors are struggling to absorb sweeping changes in bankruptcy law

Taking the Offensive

ABA Supports Bills to Protect Military Personnel From Predatory Lending

Facing the Facts

Abortion Case May Turn on Whether Courts or Congress Are Deemed Better Fact-Finders

The Clock is Ticking

House Decides Time Is Right to Oppose ‘Misuse’ of Presidential Signing Statements

Waiving Goodbye?

Businesses, Corporate Counsel Are Wary About Selective Waiver Proposal

Seeking the Cure

With Health Care Fraud Rampant, States Are Urged to Pass Their Own False Claims Acts, But Foes Warn of Windfalls for Plaintiffs Lawyers

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