Legal news from Saturday, October 27, 2012
15:10 EDT

[JURIST] A judge for the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court [official website] on Friday rejected [order, PDF] a request to expedite briefing on a challenge to voter ID advertisements. The plaintiffs, which include civil rights groups such as the League of Women Voters (LWV), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored [read more]

14:10 EDT

[JURIST] The French National Assembly [official website, in French] on Friday approved a bill that would reimburse women for all abortions and make contraceptives available for free to minors. France already fully pays for abortions for minors and low-income women, but this bill would reimburse all women [AP report] up [read more]

11:10 EDT

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] on Friday that Argentina must pay $1.33 billion to bondholders when it repays its debts stemming from an economic collapse a decade ago. The Second Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that Argentina breached a [read more]

10:10 EDT

[JURIST] Planned Parenthood [official website; JURIST news archive] filed a lawsuit [press release] on Friday in Texas court arguing that a rule [Affiliate Ban Rule, PDF] forbidding any clinic affiliated with abortion providers from receiving public funds violates Texas state law. The lawsuit, filed in Travis County Court [official website], [read more]

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