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Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration lawJones & Haley, PC Selected For "City's Top Law Firms"US skips first chance at new Iran penaltiesDefense attorney: Stanford never cheated anyoneGray & Pannell Names James Woodward PartnerIran Suffers 'Crippling Effect' of SanctionsPomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Taleo CorporationTobacco growers fear trade deal will harm exportsIran Is Seen Suffering Crippling Effect of Sanctions on Oil Trade, BankingMexico Case Reveals Vast Human Trafficking SchemeRobert Moormann execution: Arizona executes mentally disabled inmate who ...Lawyer says language law unconstitutionalCondemned: Robert Moormann was executed today in Arizona after murdering and ...Stanford's defense lawyer calls his client a job creator who never cheated anybodyDefense attorney: Stanford never cheated anyone

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Kan. plan: Allow illegal immigrants to stay, work
Fox NewsFebruary 1, 2012

The Kansas proposal also is notable because it complicates the debate over immigration issues in the home state of Kris Kobach, a former law professor who helped draft tough laws against illegal immigration in Alabama and Arizona.more »

USDA Withdraws Rule Requiring Proof of Labor-Law Compliance
BusinessWeekFebruary 1, 2012

31 (Bloomberg) -- The US Department of Agriculture has withdrawn a plan requiring companies doing business with the agency to certify that their subcontractors are meeting labor laws, after groups including the Chamber of Commerce complained.more »

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Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration law
NewsdayFebruary 29, 2012

Business Newsday > Business Content Preview Newsday 7 day/Optimum Online ® subscribers click here for full access Not a Newsday or Optimum Online ® subscriber? Click here Judge blocks day labor rules in AZ immigration law Originally published: February ...more »

Jones & Haley, PC Selected For "City's Top Law Firms"
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Jones & Haley, PC of Atlanta, GA has been honored with a recognition by Atlanta Business Chronicle in its selection of "City's Top Law Firms." A spokesperson from Jones & Haley, PC commented on the recognition: "This ...more »

US skips first chance at new Iran penalties
Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFebruary 29, 2012

By JULIE PACE AP WASHINGTON — The Obama administration sidestepped a congressional deadline Wednesday and an opportunity to unilaterally ratchet up economic pressure on Iran by punishing foreign firms that do business there. Secretary of State Hillary ...more »

Defense attorney: Stanford never cheated anyone
KENS 5 TVFebruary 29, 2012

Stanford's attorneys, Ali Fazel and Robert Scardino, told jurors "there's no doubt" he made money for people who bought his bank's CDs. They also said that until the financier's businesses were seized by authorities, he paid investors "every penny of ...more »

Gray & Pannell Names James Woodward Partner
Citybizlist (press release)February 29, 2012

He has been named as one of Georgia Trend magazine's "Legal Elite", a Georgia Rising Star, and has been listed in Southern Business & Development magazine's "Trade Allies Law Firm Directory" as one of the top four best lawyers in Georgia for economic ...more »

Iran Suffers 'Crippling Effect' of Sanctions
BusinessWeekFebruary 29, 2012

“The plethora of sanctions flowing from the US and EU has had a crippling effect on international trade with Iran,” Nigel Kushner, a lawyer specializing in Iran trade and sanctions, said in an interview. Kushner, chief executive of Whale Rock Legal, ...more »

Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Taleo Corporation
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

NEW YORK, Feb 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Grossman & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Taleo Corporation ("Taleo" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:TLEO) (isin:US87424N1046) concerning the proposed acquisition of ...more »

Tobacco growers fear trade deal will harm exports
Stars and StripesFebruary 29, 2012

North Carolina tobacco farmers fear they could lose much of their export business because the health industry wants to exclude tobacco products from a major trade agreement with eight Pacific Rim countries. WASHINGTON — Southern tobacco farmers fear ...more »

Iran Is Seen Suffering Crippling Effect of Sanctions on Oil Trade, Banking
BloombergFebruary 29, 2012

'Crippling Effect' “The plethora of sanctions flowing from the US and EU has had a crippling effect on international trade with Iran,” Nigel Kushner, a lawyer specializing in Iran trade and sanctions, said in an interview. Kushner, chief executive of ...more »

Mexico Case Reveals Vast Human Trafficking Scheme
InSight CrimeFebruary 29, 2012

Associated Press writer Olga Rodríguez followed the story closely, reporting on how seven of the children's mothers said they believed they had been allowing their children to be photographed for anti-abortion advertising campaigns.more »

Robert Moormann execution: Arizona executes mentally disabled inmate who ...
Daily MailFebruary 29, 2012

She had sexually abused him into adulthood, according to defense lawyers. Robert Henry Moormann confessed to smothering his mother and standing naked in a hotel room, 'dissecting' her. He cut off her head, legs and arms, halved her torso and flushed ...more »

Lawyer says language law unconstitutional
CBC.caFebruary 29, 2012

The lawyer for two companies charged under Dieppe's language bylaw said Wednesday that his clients believe the law is unconstitutional. The law says all signs must be in French and English. "On behalf of my clients, we have requested that the court set ...more »

Condemned: Robert Moormann was executed today in Arizona after murdering and ...
Daily MailFebruary 29, 2012

She had sexually abused him into adulthood, according to defense lawyers. Robert Henry Moormann confessed to smothering his mother and standing naked in a hotel room, 'dissecting' her. He cut off her head, legs and arms, halved her torso and flushed ...more »

Stanford's defense lawyer calls his client a job creator who never cheated anybody
Memphis Commercial AppealFebruary 29, 2012

During closing arguments in Stanford's fraud trial in Houston, defense attorney Ali Fazel said Stanford created thousands of jobs through his legitimate business empire and never failed to repay investors who bought certificates of deposit, or CDs, ...more »

Defense attorney: Stanford never cheated anyone
Northwest Cable NewsFebruary 29, 2012

Stanford's attorneys, Ali Fazel and Robert Scardino, told jurors "there's no doubt" he made money for people who bought his bank's CDs. They also said that until the financier's businesses were seized by authorities, he paid investors "every penny of ...more »

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