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Welcome to Charlie Buttrey's blog. Explore Charlie's insights on current legal issues and concerns and how they relate to our world... as well as, other subjects that have caught his eye and interest.

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  1. July 12, 2020 I did not know this. The federal PROTECT Act of 2003 (“Prosecutorial Remedies and Other Tools to end the Exploitation of Children Today”) was certainly well-intentioned. Introduced in the Senate by Utah Senator Orrin Hatch and in the House by an obscure Indiana Congressman by the name of Mike Pence, the law...

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  2. July 11, 2020 Yesterday, I shared the news that the city of Sydney, Australia is now being powered with 100% renewable energy. Today? How about this: A start-up in India is sucking carbon dioxide out of the air, combining it with a mixture of marble chips and powder and — voila! — the company, Carbon...

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  3. July 10, 2020 While you have been (justifiably) fretting about coronavirus epidemic, good things have been happening that you may have missed. For instance, Sydney, Australia is now powered by 100% renewable energy. The city, Australia’s largest, and home to a quarter million people, has begun sourcing all of its energy from two solar farms and...

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  4. July 9, 2020 According to this article in the Wall Street Journal, 140,000 businesses remained closed as of June 15 because of the pandemic. Some 41 percent of those business have shut down permanently. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve has identified 794 companies, including Apple, Verizon, AT&T, Toyota, Berkshire Hathaway and Walmart, whose bonds it will...

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  5. July 8, 2020 Last January, Detroit resident Robert Williams was taken into police custody after a surveillance video captured “a heavyset man, dressed in black and wearing a red St. Louis Cardinals cap,” shoplifting watches. The image had been uploaded to a facial recognition database, which mapped the man’s face and searched for similar ones...

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