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DA Files Motion For High Court To Recuse Gableman, Rehear Act 10 Case
WISC MadisonMarch 1, 2012

... he accepted free legal services from prominent Wisconsin law firm Michael, Best & Friedrich, which represented the state of Wisconsin in the legal fight over Act 10. Act 10 is the contentious law that made changes to collective bargaining rights ...more »

Will shortcomings undermine the new Competition Act?
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

On February 6 2012 the government submitted a draft of the new Competition Act to Parliament. The reform of the country's key competition legislation attracted a level of public participation rarely seen in Portugal's recent legal history.more »

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Confidentiality
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Child welfare confidentiality draws scrutiny
Journal and CourierMarch 4, 2012

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WTW) — An Indiana law that keeps all child-protection records confidential except in cases of fatality or near fatality is out of date and prevents accountability when a child dies, some judges and lawmakers say.more »

Food Poisoning
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Chicken Liver Pate Source of Food Poisoning
ThePoultrySite.comMarch 9, 2012

SCOTLAND, UK - Aberdeen researchers have found further evidence that one of Britain's most popular starters - chicken liver pate - can be a source of food poisoning if it is not cooked properly. University of Aberdeen scientists bought raw chicken ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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iPad Dispute Signals New Era in Trademark Troubles
CIO TodayMarch 7, 2012

The number and variety of such disputes is rising as Chinese companies seek to leverage trademarks to their advantage, either for the sake of acquiring attractive brand names or for financial gain, said You Yunting, a lawyer with the Debund Law Office ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Watson's Generic Boniva Approved
Daily MarketsMarch 21, 2012

Since the lawsuit was filed under the provisions of the Hatch-Waxman Act, therefore the FDA cannot approve Watson Pharma's ANDA until 30 months from the date Abbott Labs received the notice for the ANDA filing or until the court order, whichever is ...more »

Police & Fire
Juneau EmpireMarch 9, 2012

At 2:54 pm Wednesday, Jake E. Morris, 66, was arrested for assault on West 12th Street, and he was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Alcohol was involved. • At 7:31 pm Wednesday, Juneau Police Department responded to a domestic disturbance ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Deliveries - special rules apply
East Coast RadioMarch 1, 2012

by Wendy Knowler The Consumer Protection Act focuses on this aspect of the consumer experience in some detail, as it happens, so here's what you need to know... First of all, different rules apply to goods bought in the normal fashion - you walk into a ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Judge mostly stands by uranium leasing ruling
Grand Junction SentinelMarch 1, 2012

Martinez this week did agree to revise his order to allow the DOE to do work on the lands that is “absolutely necessary” for completing the environmental review, for conducting mine reclamation activities, and for complying with state and other ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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NY woman sought in Uniontown credit card fraud
Connellsville Daily CourierMarch 1, 2012

By Tribune-Review State police have identified a New York woman accused of using a Uniontown woman's personal information to rack up more than $12000 in credit card charges. Police were issued a warrant for the arrest of Tawana Malika Jackson, 37, ...more »

Stolen Identity
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ID Theft Spiked on Social Media Platforms in 2011
Techzone360March 2, 2012

By Nick McDonald , Contributing Writer A new study this week revealed that those who are active on social media are much more susceptible to identity theft. Javelin Research 's 2012 Identity Fraud Report found that over 11.6 million consumers were ...more »

Credit Repair
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Business Calendar
Bend BulletinMarch 6, 2012

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Unsafe Products
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Godhra: relief for Modi
IANSMarch 26, 2012

The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. For news, views and gossips, follow @IANSLIVE at Twitter. Find us on Facebook too! "I play for the team not for individual records," says Sachin Tendulkar.more »

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