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Federal trucking rules reinstated (access required)

The Bush administration has reinstated rules extending the allowable driving hours for commercial, long-haul truckers, despite a D.C. Circuit decision last July finding the rules “arbitrary and capricious” and a threat to drivers’ health. Public safety advocates decried the action ...

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ABA Backs Jury Trial Innovations (access required)

The American Bar Association has produced a progressive set of jury principles, aimed at increasing jury participation and improving conditions for jurors. In February, the ABA’s House of Delegates approved 19 principles for juries and jury trials. The far-reaching recommendations ...

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