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Congress passed a law imposing penalties
for displaying "indecent" material online
where children can see it. If the US Supreme
COurt subsequently rules that the statute
conflicts with the 1st amendment, the statute
is then void.
he three branches of government in the
United States are:
the executive, legislative, and judicial.
The primary sources of contemporary law
are: constitutions; statutes; common law;
administrative law and treaties.
in the case of Panavision International v.
Toeppen, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
affirmed the federal district court's decision.
This means that the Ninth Circuit approved
the lower court's decision and upheld the
outcome in the case.
The Minnesota legislature passed a law
requiring that employers allow each
employee adequate time within each four
consecutive hours of work to utilize the
nearest convenient restroom. This law is:
pass statutes on state law.
In 1998, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled
in a case entitled, Ex parte Atmore
Community Hospital, that an employee
subjected to physical touching in sexual
ways could sue for common law invasion of
privacy under Alabama law. Lucy Peter
works for Treston, Inc. in Alabama. In 1999,
Lucy Peter s supervisor repeatedly grabbed
her breasts and asked for sexual favors. If
Lucy Peter decides to sue for invasion of
privacy, the decision in Ex parte Atmore
Community Hospital will be precedent.