Daily Archives: April 12, 2018

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$6.4 Million Judgment in Revenge Porn Case Is Among Largest Ever


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Elisa D’Amico, a lawyer with K&L Gates’s Cyber Civil Rights Legal Project, which has been providing legal representation to Jane Doe and others who are say they are victims of revenge porn. Credit Jake Naughton for The New York Times

Shortly after a California woman and her boyfriend ended their relationship in 2013, he began to post sexual photographs and videos of her on pornography websites and to impersonate her in online dating forums, according to court documents. He threatened to make her life “so miserable she would want to kill herself.” Continue reading

Trump Administration Is Considering Allowing Mandatory Drug Testing for Food Stamp Recipients


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(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is considering a plan that would allow states to require mandatory drug testing for some food stamp recipients.

If adopted, the plan would give a win to conservatives seeking to cut the safety net program.

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An administration official briefed on the plan says it would be narrowly targeted, applying mostly to people who are able-bodied, without dependents and seeking some specialized jobs. The official says roughly 5 percent of participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program could be affected.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.

The drug testing proposal is another step in the administration’s push to allow states more flexibility in implementing federal programs for the poor. It also wants to allow states to tighten work requirements for food stamp recipients.

Article Appeared @http://time.com/5236939/trump-drug-testing-food-stamps/?xid=homepage