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Legal news from Saturday, September 28, 2013
by Cynthia Miley

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Planned Parenthood and more than 19 other health organizations across Texas jointly filed a lawsuit Friday in federal court to block two provisions of provisions of a Texas abortion law before they take effect on October 29. In particular, the lawsuit seeks to block a requirement that physicians …

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by Cynthia Miley

Several Maryland residents, gun store owners and gun rights advocates have filed two lawsuits and a restraining order Thursday and Friday in the US District Court for the District of Maryland to block the implementation of the Firearms Safety Act of 2013 on Tuesday. The act limits handgun magazines to 10 rounds and …

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by Matthew Pomy

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych signed a law on Friday to improve prison conditions and take one step closer to integration with the EU. This law was required to allow the signing of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, which is expected to be signed in November. Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, …

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