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Law enforcement officers now must obtain DNA samples from all persons arrested for felonies, but questions remain as to the law’s constitutionality in practice, despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision unholding a Maryland law against a Fourth Amendment challenge.
By Laurence Jacques Dupuis
Not only lawyers who concentrate on health care law but also many lawyers whose work merely brings them in contact with health information must understand new HIPAA regulations that rigorously affect privacy. New HIPAA regulations are effective Sept. 22, 2013.
A company doing business outside the United States might be tempted to rely on the knowledge of local business people and agents, but doing so without caution and policies in place might result in the company violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – a U.S. law that bars bribing foreign officials.

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