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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 »

Public authorities and the Freedom of Information Law
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

The Freedom of Information Law gives members of the public a general right of access to records held by public authorities (other than exempt records). But what is a 'public authority' for these purposes? The answer to this question raises some ...more »

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State agency refuses to release records to state investigators
Austin American-Statesman (blog)March 13, 2012

The 13-member commission, which hears misconduct complaints levied against the state's 4000 judges, argued “its meetings are closed to everyone, including the Sunset Commission and its staff,” according to the sunset agency's report on the judicial ...more »

Food Poisoning
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When do food items really go bad?
Fox NewsMarch 6, 2012

The last thing anyone wants is to get food poisoning, especially when it can be prevented. Butter Salted butter has a longer shelf life than unsalted. After unwrapping, salted butter should last ten days in the refrigerator before its flavor is ...more »

Consumer Disputes
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Suman wrong blood transfusion case in GMSH-16: Consumer body allows complaint
Indian ExpressMarch 1, 2012

In the infamous 'Suman wrong blood transfusion case' at Government Multi-Speciality Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16, the UT Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has allowed the complaint with compensation and litigation costs for the victim, ...more »

Hatch-Waxman Act
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Amerigen Announces ANDA Filing and BYSTOLIC® Patent Challenge
Bradenton HeraldMarch 16, 2012

Based upon available information, Amerigen believes that it may be a first applicant to file an ANDA for a generic version of BYSTOLIC® containing a Paragraph IV certification under the provisions of the Hatch-Waxman Act. Should its ANDA for nebivolol ...more »

Man In Custody After Lemon Grove Standoff
KGTV San DiegoMarch 2, 2012

Palm Middle School and Mt. Vernon Elementary School were temporarily locked down due to the law enforcement activity. Lockdowns at both schools were lifted shortly before 3 pm and students were released, according to Lemon Grove School District ...more »

Consumer Protection
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Appraisal bill would add oversight
Crain's Detroit BusinessMarch 5, 2012

The federal Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 requires state regulation of appraisal management companies. The bill would place the companies under Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs oversight and require ...more »

Product Reclamation
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Govt committed to uplifting Balochistan, says Zardari
Pakistan Daily TimesMarch 8, 2012

Matters relating to developmental projects, law and order and political situation in the province and the implementation status of Aghaz-e-Haqooq-e-Balochistan package also came under discussion during the meeting. The newly elected senators ...more »

Credit Cards Fraud
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Credit card fraud: Police clean chit to techie, BPO girl now main accused
Hindustan TimesMarch 2, 2012

Projected earlier as the prime accused in a Rs 10-lakh BPO credit card fraud case, the Gurgaon police have now decided to drop charges against an Odisha-based IT professional. In January, Arti Gupta (24), a former employee of BPO Convergys was arrested ...more »

Stolen Identity
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Identity theft
Pleasanton WeeklyMarch 2, 2012

by Glenn Wohltmann Any given week, Pleasanton police respond to between five and 15 reports of identity theft. On Feb. 27, for example, two people were arrested at Motel 6 with items linked to identity theft -- document-making equipment, credit cards ...more »

Credit Repair
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Comptroller hosts free tax prep event
KSDKMarch 8, 2012

They also got the chance to get advice on credit repair and home loans. We checked with the comptroller's office and this was the only event like this one scheduled right now from her office, but we'll keep a watch out for other free sessions.more »

Unsafe Products
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BP Gulf of Mexico Spill Trial to Start as Settlement Pressure Increases
BloombergMarch 2, 2012

Non-government plaintiffs in the case include fishermen, shrimpers, restaurants, hotels, workers and business and property owners along the Gulf coast affected by the spill. The proposed settlement between BP and lawyers for businesses and individuals ...more »


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