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Monthly Archives: November 2006

Shaken Baby Syndrome Posted on Nov 20

On November 16, 2006, Governor Romney signed a new law on Shaken Baby Syndrome, St.2006, c.356. The law does not create a new crime, but simply directs the “Department of Social Services, the Massachusetts Children’s Trust Fund, other state agencies serving families and children, health   …Continue Reading Shaken Baby Syndrome

Same-Sex Marriage Amendment Posted on Nov 8

The Massachusetts legislature is set to convene a constitutional convention tomorrow to take up the issue of a constitutional amendment prohibiting same-sex marriage. If 25% of legislators approve the amendment in two consecutive constitutional conventions, it will be put to the voters in 2008. The   …Continue Reading Same-Sex Marriage Amendment

FCC rules on Wi-Fi at Logan Airport Posted on Nov 2

The FCC ruled yesterday that Logan International Airport cannot restrict the placement of Wi-Fi antennas in the airport. The ruling was in response to a complaint by Continental Airlines. In interpreting the Over the Air Reception Devices Rule, the FCC Commissioner states “…it enables American   …Continue Reading FCC rules on Wi-Fi at Logan Airport