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  1. Denis McClean:

    Building codes in Kathmandu itself have not been well upheld in recent years, efforts have been made over the last few years to strengthen these building codes but, unfortunately, this comes too late for the many thousands of buildings that have gone up across the Kathmandu Valley over the last 20 years that did not adhere to the building codes.

  2. Andrew Tuch:

    If upheld, there is significantly greater risk for investment banks to be held liable in M&A deals.

  3. State Brad Raffensperger:

    Today Judge Jones upheld Georgia's decision to maintain clean voter rolls, despite activists' efforts and lawsuits that only waste taxpayers' dollars, Georgia is continuing to ensure every eligible voter can vote and voter lists remain accurate.

  4. Max Stern:

    Only two persons could have known what happened on that fourth night, the panel chose to believe the woman, by a' preponderance of the evidence.' We believe that it defies logic and common sense that a woman would seek to re-connect and get back into bed with a man who she says forced her to have unwanted sex just hours earlier. And yet the Dean accepted this conclusion and ordered Jack Montague to be expelled. His decision was then upheld by the Provost.

  5. Chris Charbonneau:

    I think the Legislature has not, until recently, been serious about passing something that will be upheld, i think theyre passing these things as red meat to the right-wing base to make it look like they are actually doing something.

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