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Legal news from Saturday, December 18, 2010
by Jay Carmella

The US Senate voted 65-31 Saturday to repeal the military's controversial "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy (DADT) [10 USC § 654; JURIST news archive], which prohibits openly gay men and women from serving in the armed forces. The Don't Ask, Don't Repeal Act of 2010 [HR 2965 materials), a piece of stand-alone legislation, was …

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by LaToya Sawyer

Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard filed a lawsuit against Bank of America (BOA) on Friday for misleading customers in mortgage modification and foreclosure practices. Specifically, the complaint alleges that BOA violated a 2009 consent agreement, in which it agreed to develop and implement loan modification programs, by continuing to engage in …

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