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Open Government Guide

Open Government Guide
Source: Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The Open Government Guide is a complete compendium of information on every state’s open records and open meetings laws.

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Government And Politics

Canada’s Anti–Money Laundering and Anti–Terrorist Financing Regime: The Legal Profession’s Obligations

Canada’s Anti–Money Laundering and Anti–Terrorist Financing Regime: The Legal Profession’s Obligations
Source: Library of Parliament

On 13 February 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that certain provisions of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act that impose obligations on lawyers violate the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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Government And Politics

The Rights Of LGBTI People In The European Union

The Rights Of LGBTI People In The European Union
Source: European Parliamentary Research Service

The prohibition of discrimination and the protection of human rights are important elements of the EU legal order.

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Legal And Law Enforcement

Current Unmanned Aircraft State Law Landscape

Current Unmanned Aircraft State Law Landscape
Source: National Conference of State Legislatures

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, have a host of applications including law enforcement, land surveillance, wildlife tracking, search and rescue operations, disaster response, border patrol and photography.

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Government And Politics

CRS -- Tax Havens: International Tax Avoidance and Evasion (1/15/15)

Tax Havens: International Tax Avoidance and Evasion (PDF)
Source: Congressional Research Service (via Cornell University ILR School)

Addressing tax evasion and avoidance through use of tax havens has been the subject of a number of proposals in Congress and by the President.

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Business And Economics