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Group says SC bills are anti-Muslim

COLUMBIA - Some Republican legislators say they want to send a message that foreign laws carry no weight in South Carolina courts.Their measures introduced this week in the House and Senate don't reference a specific...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-27/group-says-sc-bills-are-anti
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Bill would nullify Islamic law

...state's courts from enforcing foreign law, including Islamic Sharia law...clarify that cultural customs or foreign laws don't trump U.S. laws. He...Tennessee, passed a law prohibiting foreign law in contracts. Voters in Oklahoma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-02-04/bill-would-nullify-islamic-la
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Across South Carolina

...panel hears debate on Sharia lawCOLUMBIA --- Supporters of a proposal barring the state's courts from enforcing foreign law say it's meant to protect women in divorce and custody cases from harsh religious practices.A Senate Judiciary subcommittee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-04-20/across-south-carolina
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AP keeps going negative

...survival."? On Feb. 7, 2011, in a story about South Carolina wanting to prevent state courts from enforcing foreign law, including Islamic Sharia law ? which calls for the killing of homosexuals and allows the beating of wives ? AP's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-02-24/ap-keeps-going-negative
Just make federal hegemony complete

...living, breathing Constitutional text - ignoring the Founders' intent for decades and, more recently, interjecting foreign law in the court's jurisprudence - it is hard to imagine the lack of a Constitution as being much of a hindrance. Silly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/23/let_117645.shtml
Letters
Regulators bring spyware case

...sponsored by Sen. Gordon Smith, R-Ore., that would make it easier for the FTC to share information and cooperate with foreign law enforcement. Much of the spyware is being sent from overseas companies or accounts, Ms. Majoras said. The House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/06/bus_9402.shtml
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The Imperial Court

...countries do or what the "trends" are? The Supreme Court's only concern should be the U.S. Constitution; leave foreign laws to foreign countries. Second, if justices are going to arbitrarily write laws according to the latest "trends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/03/edi_445998.shtml
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$20.5 million award to promoter whose track plan fizzled

...Dutch law in a U.S. court and an appeal is likely. "Judge King had a difficult job in front of him, ruling under foreign law when the case was in a foreign language," Ravikoff said. King rejected the Arubans' fraud claim and concluded two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/13/nas_352369.shtml
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Who are they to decide?

...70 percent of voters in Oklahoma last year adopted an amendment to their state constitution barring courts from using foreign laws in their rulings."Specifically, the courts shall not consider international law or sharia law," the amendment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-01-12/who-are-they-decide
Web server takedown called Internet speech threat

...press organization should be asking, 'Am I next?'" The FBI issued a statement saying that, "at the request of a foreign law enforcement agency," it assisted in serving Rackspace with a U.S. subpoena for Indymedia records. "Rackspace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/bus_432473.shtml
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