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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 »

Attorney General Kamala Harris to Round Up Homeless Sex Offenders Tonight
SF Weekly (blog)November 1, 2011

In compact San Francisco, the law has meant that the parolees can't live anywhere indoors at all, and have instead been living in vans, on a series of couches, or on the street. In today's press conference, state adult parole director Robert Ambroselli ...more »

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Administrative Law
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Admin Appeals Tribunal head to quit
NinemsnNovember 1, 2011

Justice Downes became a barrister in 1970 and practised in commercial law, administrative law and international arbitration. He was appointed a judge of the Federal Court and AAT president in 2002. Mr McClelland said the government would soon call for ...more »

Health Care Law
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New York's Mandate Disorder
Wall Street JournalNovember 2, 2011

Mr. Cuomo's autism mandate is especially instructive because the same debate is about to be exported to the other 49 states under the Affordable Care Act. Regulators are now defining the "essential health benefits" that all insurers must cover, ...more »

Admiralty & Maritime Law
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Kasich glad SB 5 hubbub kept focus off budget
Columbus DispatchNovember 1, 2011

The administration of Gov. John Kasich is not keen on legally justifying its case for government secrecy. In the wake of the escape and deaths of dozens of exotic animals near Zanesville, the public and press are understandably interested in the ...more »

Immigration Law
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U.S.-born children take fight over tuition to court
USA TodayNovember 3, 2011

Michael Hethmon, director of the Immigration Reform Law Institute, has assisted states like Arizona and Alabama write laws that crack down on illegal immigration. He said an illegal immigrant parent cannot be considered a legal resident because their ...more »

Industrial Development Law
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Talent dearth stifles China's auto industry
People's Daily OnlineNovember 2, 2011

... the following four kinds of talent will be required: advanced inter-disciplinary enterprise management with a background in the automotive industry as well as knowledge of international trade, law and marketing; senior research and development...more »

Alternate Dispute Resolution
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CSG Systems International Reports Results for Third Quarter 2011
MarketWatch (press release)November 1, 2011

Interactivate is part of the Total Service Mediation product suite obtained with the Intec Telecom acquisition on November 30, 2010. "We are making progress in the business as we continue the transformation of our company to a global leader in ...more »

Insurance Litigation
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Intellectual Property, Complex Commercial Litigation Attorney Steven Mitby ...
PR Newswire (press release)November 17, 2011

17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellectual property and complex commercial litigation attorney Steven Mitby has been named a partner in Houston's Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing PC, a dynamic boutique law firm also known as AZA. ...more »

Animal Law
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Committee reviewing small farm animal law
Sioux Falls Argus LeaderNovember 6, 2011

A committee studying possible changes in an ordinance allowing farm animals in the city limits should have a recommendation by next summer. Complaints about chickens and other small animals being raised in city yards spurred Sioux Falls city zoning ...more »

Intellectual Property
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Dallas Intellectual Property Law Firm Adds Partner, Changes Name
Sacramento BeeNovember 1, 2011

His experience also includes Chicago law firm Kirkland & Ellis, where he was Partner, and Occidental Chemical Corporation, where he served as Vice President and General Counsel. "Keith's experience in high-stakes commercial litigation is unparalleled," ...more »

Asbestos Litigation
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Perry's Texas Supreme Court picks criticized as too business-friendly
Dallas Morning News (subscription)November 1, 2011

Inc., in which the court struck down a law as unconstitutional on the grounds that it was retroactive. The law would have insulated a company from an ongoing lawsuit over a man's death from asbestos exposure. Willett wrote that judicial deference ...more »

Labor & Employment Law
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Sen. Rand Paul: Radicals have taken over the White House
The Hill (blog)November 10, 2011

RADICAL STYLISH COLLEGE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION CHICANOS RULE…Hoover, of the centers listed in the DOJ lawsuit protecting illegal aliens in the a part of Jefferson Co. Jefferson Co..just went under. The Biggest municipal bankruptcy in ...more »

Platinum Aviation Opens Its Third Cirrus Flight Training and Aircraft Rental ...
PR Web (press release)November 1, 2011

Platinum Aviation continues its expansion, today announcing the opening of its newest Cirrus Aircraft Center at the Palm Beach, North County Airport. The leader in the Cirrus Aircraft Partner Network, Platinum Aviation adds yet another Cirrus Aircraft ...more »

Landlord & Tenant Law
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Mayor Ed Lee backs Malia Cohen's health care fix
San Francisco ChronicleNovember 2, 2011

Legal aid: San Francisco would offer eligible low-income litigants involved in custody battles, tenant-landlord disputes and other civil cases access to free legal counsel - a constitutional right now reserved for criminal defendants - under ...more »

Bankruptcy Law
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Gigantic bankruptcy leaves future of former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine at risk
New York Daily NewsNovember 1, 2011

Now he's in the throes of one of the largest bankruptcy filings in US history. The curtain on the third act of ex-Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine, 64, came down with a thud Monday as the Wall Street firm he took over just a year ago filed for bankruptcy. ...more »

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Daniel J. Callahan & Edward Susolik to Present Litigation Management Seminar ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)November 10, 2011

Daniel J. Callahan and Edward Susolik of Callahan & Blaine will present a seminar on litigation management to general counsel members of the American Corporate Counsel Association on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 3 pm in the Honda Center in Anaheim. ...more »

Business Law
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Kindle Fire Official Sweepstakes Rules
Business InsiderNovember 1, 2011

Void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, local and municipal laws and regulations. ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: One sweeps winner will receive an Amazon Kindle Fire pre-loaded with Business Insider's ...more »

Military Law & Military Benefits
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VA adds staff to better help female vets
NavyTimes.comNovember 3, 2011

The changes were announced Thursday by Allison Hickey, VA's undersecretary for benefits and a retired Air Force brigadier general who remains in close contact with current and former military women. Hickey said the changes should come as part of a ...more »

Computer & Internet Related Crimes
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Deputies: Man arranged sex with 10-year-old girl
MyFox Tampa BayNovember 8, 2011

Stephen Mizner of 5704 Scarborough Lane faces a variety of charges after he was caught in an undercover investigation by the FDLE Computer Crimes Division and the Hardee County Sheriff's Office. Authorities posted an Internet personal ad seeking ...more »

Personal Injury
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Increase injury cap: report
Daily GleanerNovember 3, 2011

Current legislation defines a "minor personal injury" as one that does not result in permanent serious disfigurement or a permanent serious impairment of an important bodily function caused by a continuing physical injury. "A minor personal injury is a ...more »

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights
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More legal action in Olympia Food Co-op boycott
The OlympianNovember 2, 2011

The anti-SLAPP law also protects “any lawful conduct in furtherance of the exercise of the constitutional right to free speech,” the release states. According to the news release from Olympia Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or Olympia BDS, ...more »

Professional Malpractice
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Doctor database restored with severe restrictions
STLtoday.comNovember 9, 2011

The investigation inspired a new law that gives the state healing arts board more power and gives patients more information about their doctors. The Association of Health Care Journalists, the Society of Professional Journalists, ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Pa. insurance commissioner to serve on federal panel
Central Penn Business JournalNovember 4, 2011

The committee is an outgrowth of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed by President Barack Obama in July 2010. The members will monitor all aspects of the insurance industry, including identifying risk for insurers or the ...more »

Real Estate Law
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Woburn lawyer charged with mortgage fraud
Wicked LocalNovember 5, 2011

Daniel S. Braese, 47, of North Andover, was charged in an Information with two counts of bank fraud and one count of making false statements in connection with Federal Housing Administration mortgage insurance. The Information alleges that Braese, ...more »

Kenny Ling joins commercial law firm Watson Burton 4, 2011

COMMERCIAL law firm Watson Burton has taken on specialist construction and engineering solicitor Kenny Ling. He joins the firm's construction and engineering group from Burnetts' law firm in Carlisle, where he completed his ...more »

Sports Law
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Texas judge brutally beats his daughter (video)
Off the RecordNovember 2, 2011

They read: 2004: Aransas County Court-At-Law Judge William Adams took a belt to his own teenage daughter as punishment for using the internet to acquire music and games that were unavailable for legal purchase at the time. She has had ataxic cerebral ...more »

Criminal Defense
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New local lawyer joins team helping missing infant's parents
Kansas City StarNovember 2, 2011

Joseph Tacopina, a high-profile New York criminal defense lawyer who is representing the parents of Lisa Irwin, announced Tuesday that Kansas City's John Picerno would join the case. A public dust-up late last week between Tacopina and his previous ...more »

Follow From the Wires
SalonNovember 14, 2011

That would be like saying, “Hey, would you rather spend the day with an IRS auditor going over your tax return or at the dentist getting a root canal?” They're both repulsive options. Same with the NBA lockout, which features billionaire owners ...more »

Letters: Social Security raise puts senior over edge
Palm Beach PostNovember 1, 2011

Note: I put myself and young children through a difficult, professional degree; am considered overqualified; and age discrimination is alive and well here in Palm Beach County. Who could plan for this (avoidable) recession? To conservatives: We need a ...more »

Trusts & Estate Planning
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Dallas Elder Law Firm Launches New Website
Law Firm Newswire (press release)November 1, 2011

Both attorneys are members of the Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. They are well-versed in designing estate plans that protect beneficiaries, preserve assets, minimize taxes, and take in the special needs of each family. ...more »

Environmental Law
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Another View: Fast action required on bill to restore the state Low Income ...
The Saginaw News - MLive.comNovember 6, 2011

By Community Voice | Saginaw News Letters By Stacy Erwin Oakes As the chill of winter fast approaches, many area families are already struggling to keep current with their energy bills. During these trying economic times, there are alternative sources ...more »

Workers Compensation
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How focusing on wellness can reduce workers' comp costs
Smart Business NetworkNovember 1, 2011

Many employers are turning to preventive measures like wellness programs to improve their employees' health and, in turn, reduce health care, disability and workers' compensation costs. “This is a big issue in workers' compensation because we mostly ...more »

Family Law
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Ruth Madoff's Daughter-in-Law Calls Suicide Comments 'Offensive'
ABC NewsNovember 3, 2011

"My family had become his. He felt very abandoned obviously by Ruth. He felt abandoned by his brother." Though Stephanie said she's shocked and offended by Ruth's comments, Stephanie still believes that her mother-in-law had no knowledge of Bernard ...more »


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