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This is an original jurisdiction case brought by the States of Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, and Virginia, joined by the Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Commission (the "Commission") (collectively "...

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Oral argument: Jan. 11, 2010

Original Jurisdiction: On Motion of North Carolina to Dismiss Claims of the Southeast Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Commission

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The penalties for violating the Sherman Act can be severe. Although most enforcement actions are civil, the Sherman Act is also a criminal law, and individuals and businesses that violate it may be prosecuted by the Department of Justice. Criminal...
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Definition

A legal system is a procedure or process for interpreting and enforcing the law.

Overview

There are hundreds of legal systems in the world. At the global level, international law is of great importance, whether created by the practice of...

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Overview Minimum wage laws establish a base level of pay that employers are required to pay certain covered employees. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. In addition to a federal minimum wage, some states also have their own minimum...
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This matter arises out of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case initiated by Pacific Gas & Electric Company (“Pacific Gas”), Respondent. Before Respondent commenced its bankruptcy case, Travelers Casualty & Surety Company (“Travelers”), Petitioner,...

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Overview

Workers' compensation laws protect people who become injured or disabled while working at their jobs. The laws provide the injured workers with fixed monetary awards, in an attempt to eliminate the need for litigation. These laws also provide...