08/09/2007 - Two states, New Jersey and Michigan, approved almost identical laws requiring that health clubs purchase and install automated external defibrillators. The measures also require that at least one person be on duty at all times who is trained to use the device. The laws provide for fines of $500 to $1,000 for those health clubs that fail to comply.
08/09/2007 - A court rules that an employer improperly fired an employee for behavior caused by a disability; Washington joins the states bucking the REAL ID Act; updates on bills on explosives, public transit, and more.
07/31/2007 - A woman sued a casino operator for false arrest and false imprisonment after she was ejected for picking up a dropped slot-machine token. A U.S. district court upheld the awarding of large punitive damages because the security staff's conduct was deemed egregious.