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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Max Baer
Pennsylvania's highest court has ruled that government agencies can't assert lawyer-client privilege to protect records when the state attorney general's office needs them to fulfill its duties.
Pennsylvania's highest court Tuesday told a lower court that it should stop a tough new voter photo identification law from taking effect in this year's presidential election if the judge concludes voters cannot easily get ID cards or thinks they will be disenfranchised.
Is boxing really a sport? Not everyone would agree that it is, although the "sweet science" lives on, precariously, in the cable TV listings. Boxing as a recreation has all but disappeared save on college campuses, where it survives as a team sport.
"Thus, the majority's holding respects the sanctity of the attorney-client privilege where appropriate, while ensuring that state agencies and their officials cannot shroud criminal conduct from the citizens they are obligated to serve," Baer wrote.
However, he cited various texts on the industry that say a royalty is paid from the net amount remaining after deduction of certain production and well development costs and noted that many land leases in Pennsylvania calculate the royalties minus the post-production cost to bring the gas to market.