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Impact of circle rates
Times of IndiaNovember 1, 2011

There are several reasons for this, like the stricter general power of attorney norms as well as higher stamp duty. The financier's profit margin is smaller in this scenario," added GP Tiwari (name changed), who invests in real estate. ...more »

Goldman buys real estate portfolio from Lehman
MSN MoneyNovember 1, 2011

The sale was previously approved by the bankruptcy court in August. The portfolio is comprised of 10 buildings representing 3 million square feet of space and 30 percent of all commercial real estate in Rosslyn, Va. Monday Properties, which originally ...more »

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Affirmative Action
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Governor cuts off legal funding for ousted Arizona redistricting panel's chair
East Valley TribuneNovember 5, 2011

O'Grady said the legal fees problem could be solved if the Supreme Court grants her motion, meaning Mathis remains a state employee for the time being and Charlton can continue billing the state. But if the court declines -- and Mathis is presumed ...more »

Freedom Of Speech & Religion
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Madison church to host anti-Shariah conference
The Daily News JournalNovember 1, 2011

"There was no room in the inn for freedom, but pastor Maury Davis of Cornerstone Church opened his doors for free speech," said Zelenik, who lost the 2010 Republican primary to US Rep. Diane Black of Gallatin. However, headliner Pamela Geller, ...more »

Age, Gender, Race & National Origin Discrimination
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New York Employment Discrimination Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Comments on ...
PR Web (press release)November 2, 2011

New York civil rights violation lawyers understand the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects individuals against employment discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, sex, and religion. New York's Human Rights Law prohibits discrimination in New ...more »

Native Americans
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Commentary: An Open Letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York
BETNovember 15, 2011

I am a big supporter of Occupy Wall Street because it speaks directly to my history as a Black person in America. The occupation is nothing more than the bus boycotts, freedom rides and sit-ins of the civil rights era. The nonviolent approach harkens ...more »

Religious Discrimination
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APNewsBreak: NY AG to defend rights of religious
Wall Street JournalNovember 9, 2011

The attorney general's office is targeting faith-based discrimination with outreach, inviting reports of potential violations, issuing guidance on workplace measures like flexible scheduling and dress codes, and threatening civil rights lawsuits for ...more »

Eminent Domain
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Pipeline critic sways ND lawmakers with plea to study property takings policy ...
The RepublicNovember 4, 2011

Earlier, the Legislature approved a study of the state's Eminent domain laws and how they affect pipeline construction. But the idea was dropped. Mathews asked the Legislative Management committee on Thursday to order the study. ...more »

Sexual Harassment
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Poll: Sexual harassment story may be helping Cain
SalonNovember 2, 2011

A new poll conducted in the key Republican primary state of South Carolina on Tuesday night — after two full days of saturation media coverage of the Herman Cain sexual harassment saga, in other words — shows the former Godfather's ...more »

Freedom Of Information
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US government also a villain in piracy act story
CNETNovember 1, 2011

A press release today quotes the Fraternal Order of Police discussing the importance of stopping "rogue Web sites" from creating and selling counterfeit gloves and brake pads that could put police at risk, worrying over counterfeit pharmaceuticals and ...more »

Unlawful Search & Seizure
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Former Daytona commissioner sues over police bathroom sting
Daytona Beach News-JournalNovember 3, 2011

"The officer's peeking at him without any probable cause to think he was committing a crime was an unlawful search and seizure under the Fourth Amendment of the Federal Constitution," Fields wrote in her ruling. Shallow could have faced up to a year in ...more »

Freedom Of Press
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Department of Justice reportedly drops FOIA proposal
Deseret NewsNovember 3, 2011

The 2005 “Citizen's Guide On Using the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act of 1974 to Request Government Records” states, “An agency is not required to confirm the existence of three specific categories of records. ...more »


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