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Crimes Targeting Elderly Seen As Growing Trend
13WHAM-TVFebruary 1, 2012

Mason makes that claims while pointing to an aging population of “Baby Boomers” as well as a 2010 Cornell University study on Elder Abuse Prevalence in New York State. That study (attached) estimates that 260000 older New Yorkers “had been victims of ...more »

Kurtz protests US requirement for free contraceptive coverage in health plans
Louisville Courier-JournalFebruary 1, 2012

Louisville Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz has joined a growing national chorus of Catholic leaders in denouncing “alarming” federal requirements that church-affiliated schools and hospitals offer their employees free health insurance coverage for ...more »

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Commercial Contracts
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What Do You Think? Will This Move Save Indianapolis?
RealtyBizNewsFebruary 4, 2012

Optimists will tell you that the new law recently enacted by Governor Daniels will spur life in the real estate market as more jobs become available, drawing more individuals to the area who obviously will need housing – improving both the residential...more »

Franchise Contracts
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Bob Kravitz: Giants, Patriots offer roadmap to Super Bowl 2012
Indianapolis StarFebruary 3, 2012

This isn't just the story of two franchises that are facing each other in Super Bowl XLVI. This is the story of two franchises, the New England Patriots and New York Giants, that have sustained excellence over the long term, two franchises that offer a ...more »

Contract Disputes
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UW, Adidas to enter mediation over Indonesian factory workers dispute
Wisconsin State JournalFebruary 15, 2012

The approach is less draconian than one Ward indicated he might take earlier this month, when he said he may put Adidas "on notice" that it was in breach of a labor code of conduct. That would have given Adidas 90 days to address concerns over ...more »

Government Contracts
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Teledyne Awarded Laser Eye Protection Contract
MarketWatch (press release)February 3, 2012

This press release contains forward-looking statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, relating to a contract award. Actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements.more »

Lending Agreements
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California's Solo Mortgage Probe May Be Hamstrung by 2008 Deal
BusinessWeekFebruary 3, 2012

3 (Bloomberg) -- California Attorney General Kamala Harris objects to giving banks broad releases of liability for predatory lending. At the same time, she may be locked into her predecessor's 2008 settlement with the largest lender in the state during ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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Canzano: Face it, Greg Oden is done as a Trail Blazer
OregonLive.comFebruary 3, 2012

It's Oden's fourth knee surgery since being drafted No. 1 overall by the Trail Blazers in 2007. And there may be a fifth, as doctors are going to look at his left knee while he's in there. Oden will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. Completes Purchase of 15 Brands from GSK
MarketWatch (press release)February 1, 2012

Prestige Brands financed the purchase price for the transaction by issuing $250 million of senior notes and entering into a $660 million term loan. The proceeds from the financing were also used to refinance Prestige's existing senior secured credit ...more »

Employment Contracts
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Overview (February 2011)
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

As a result, during 2011 a number of amendments were introduced to the employment framework. Significant legislation affecting employers introduced in 2011 included the following. Enacted on September 19 2011 by the National Council of Employment, ...more »

Obama's Theology
American SpectatorFebruary 28, 2012

While the church is now immutably identified with its controversial (and now retired) pastor, Jeremiah Wright, in fact the key to Santorum's accurate description of Obama's "phony theology" lies not in the Trinity UCC per se but rather in the larger ...more »


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