Legal Briefs: This Week in Law

April 21, 2014

Justice Stevens suggests how the Second Amendment should be amended. (Washington Post)

Proposed Pakistani legislation aimed at curbing terrorism is compared to the U.S.’s Homeland Security Act. (Al Jazeera)

Judge orders a man to sit on a street corner with a sign declaring that he is a bully. (Northeast Ohio Media Group)

Almost every single state restricts or prohibits direct sales by car manufacturers. (The New Yorker)

Military proceedings at Guantanamo Bay are halted after a motion filed by the defendants alleges that the FBI spied on the defense team. (The Guardian)

The Seventh Circuit includes a photo of a woman in a banana costume in an opinion. (United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit)

New book on the Duke lacrosse case highlights, among other things, the “intolerable conflicts” elected prosecutors face. (The Economist)

General Mills adds new language to its website that suggests you may give up your right to sue if you receive any type of benefit from the company—including downloading coupons. (New York Times)

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