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UW Law Club Takes on Nigerian Human Rights Violations

Laramie residents and University of Wyoming students have the opportunity to hear a legal debate over alleged human rights violations during oil exploration in Nigeria at a UW College of Law forum this week.

The dialogue will occur during the Potter Law Club’s annual spring discussion of a controversial legal event.

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Wyoming Approves New Horse Racing Law

Wyoming’s only licensed horse racing operator says a new state law that allows regulators to issue three-year permits to horse racing businesses will bring stability to the industry.

The law was signed by Gov. Matt Mead earlier this month. It gives the state commission that oversees horse racing the power to issue permits of up to three years for live and simulcast racing.

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Karen Snyder, K2 Radio
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More Light For Wyoming Sunshine Laws

Government watchdogs and the general public in Wyoming have new tools to keep track of what agencies and boards are doing. The budget session that ended Thursday advanced two bills that address concerns rising out of the digital age.

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Bill Would Permit Speeding in Wyoming While Passing

The Wyoming House has given preliminary approval to a bill that would allow drivers to exceed the posted speed limit by up to 10 miles per hour when passing another vehicle.

The House on Monday endorsed a bill sponsored by Rep. Del McOmie, a Lander Republican.

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Wyoming Prosecutors Dispute Critical Report

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal and state prosecutors in Wyoming say the laws already on the books are sufficient to deal with offenders who might engage in sex trafficking of children despite a recent national report giving the state a failing grade on the issue

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Jeff Schulz Appointed To Lead Wyoming Peace Officer Standards and Training

The Wyoming Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (POST) has appointed a new Executive Director. Governor Matt Mead recognized Jeff Schulz as the Executive Director of the Commission.

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Wyoming’s Former Roman Catholic Bishop Faces Another Sex Abuse Suit

The Roman Catholic church has been taking heat for years over sexual abuse cases involving church officials. Wyoming's former Roman Catholic bishop now faces yet another sexual abuse charge. Joseph Hart allegedly abused a Missouri man when he was a child growing up in Kansas City.

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University of Wyoming Law School Ranks 15th For Best Value


When it comes to law the University of Wyoming has had a long history of producing some of the best lawyers, law makers and political leaders.  According to PreLaw Magazine UW currently ranks 15th in the nation for providing the best value. Out of 200 law schools nationwide that's a pretty good ranking!

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