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The Daily Memo - 7/24/08

check.jpgSounds like the XM-Sirius merger is going to come down to one FCC commissioner. (Gizmodo)

check.jpgFiddy Cent is suing Taco Bell. (WSJ Law Blog)

check.jpgThe 11th Circuit says that the Florida law requiring students to get parental permission to avoid reciting the pledge of allegiance is a-ok, although it’s unconstitutional to make folks stand. (Law.com)

check.jpgA judge has told the tree-hugging hippies in Berkley to get bent — a new sports center is coming to town! (LawInfo)

check.jpgBedroom law. (Concurring Opinions)

check.jpgDidja know the federal minimum wage is going up 70 cents today? Me neither. But that’s good news. Now tack another four bucks on that sucker, get it over $10, and we’ll be somewhere. (CNN)

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In regards to the article at Concurring Opinions, I actually think that's a decent decision. I'd need to read up on Swiss law to determine if it is justified by their judicial rules and legal precedents, but I really don't see anything wrong with legally requiring the infected to take reasonable steps not to infect others. We punish people for driving without glasses when they have bad eye-sight and a bevy of other acts of gross irresponsibility; how is this any different?