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Full Disclosure: U Law Prof. Under Fire From Angry Investors | Star Tribune

Myanmar Reduces Penalties in Public Protest Law - ABC News

under fire from angry investors Article by: JAMES ELI SHIFFER , Star Tribune Updated: June 28, 2014 - 6:48 PM In filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and lawsuits, shareholders have alleged that Edward Adams has at times served as a director, officer, lawyer and stockbroker for Scio, a start-up company that has suffered net losses of $13 million since it went public, with Adams as chairman, in 2011. Edward Adams has been in a long-running battle with investors over a start-up company. Photo: University of Minnesota,
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California Legislature repeals glove law for food handlers - Los Angeles Times

Absolutely." Many cooks who already use gloves will continue to do so. "The Subways of the world already have internal corporate policies in place requiring glove use," said Jordan R. Bernstein, an attorney at Michelman & Robinson in Encino, who works with restaurant clients and has publicly opposed the law. "This was a quick-trigger attempt by the Legislature to fix a problem but without actually analyzing the issues." At Sushi Gen in Little Tokyo, chef Toshiaki Toyoshima and his kitchen staff have been wearing gloves since January, despite the enforcement grace period, to get used to shaping sushi with gloved fingers.
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The amended version still requires people to seek permission for public protests but it eliminated a clause from the original law saying that "authorities can reject the permission," implying that protests will be allowed as long as they are peaceful. Human rights groups have criticized the law, which was passed in December 2011 and has been used to imprison land-grab victims and activists. Activists and others responded to the amendment with calls for the whole law to be scrapped, saying it violates the constitution and people should not have to ask for permission to protest.
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