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Man charged with homicide in death of baby sitter
Bloomington PantagraphFebruary 1, 2012

Prosecutors charged a Utah man Tuesday with child abuse homicide in the overdose death of his teenage baby sitter whose body was found in a shallow grave more than a month after she was reported missing. Suspect Eric Millerberg also faces charges of ...more »

Congress manifesto stresses on development
Times of IndiaFebruary 1, 2012

If voted to power, Congress would lay emphasis on improving the poor law and order situation in the state by making police stations accessible to every citizen and setting up one mahila police station in each district, she added.more »

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Commercial Contracts
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Universities and Researchers Wrestle Over Who Owns What
WNYCFebruary 7, 2012

By Fred Mogul If you work for a university science lab, what part of research you can call your own -- and take with you when you leave – obviously depends on your contract. But the prevailing norm, according to Professor Arti Rai, is pretty simple.more »

Franchise Contracts
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Is this the golden age of tennis?
Fox NewsFebruary 6, 2012

... as an ongoing legal battle with ex-owner Dan Borislow diverted too many resources from regular league operations. The league last year terminated Borislow, who owned the Boca Ration-based MagicJack franchise, for being too difficult to deal with.more »

Contract Disputes
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ILWU's Militant Defense of West Coast Turf Pays Off With Longview Victory
In These TimesFebruary 3, 2012

EGT and ILWU are expected to negotiate a contract in the coming days to settle the dispute, which would brings to an end one of the most most high-profile and bloody labor disputes in years. The settlement also stops EGT from opening the first nonunion ...more »

Government Contracts
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Government Contractors and Grant Recipients: Don't Forget to Renew CCR ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)February 2, 2012

Federal regulations such as the Small Business Act and assistance programs like the 8(a) Business Development Program also help create in-roads for small businesses to compete for government contracts. Business owners can get immediate contracting help ...more »

Lending Agreements
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US Mortgage Servicers Enter $25 Billion Foreclosure Deal
BusinessWeekFebruary 9, 2012

With 49 state attorneys general on board, US Attorney General Eric Holder called the agreement the largest federal-state civil settlement in US history. “This agreement establishes significant new homeowner protections,” Holder said at a press ...more »

Contract Drafting, Review & Negotiation
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The Consequences of Serving a Notice to Complete
Lawdit Commercial SolicitorsFebruary 3, 2012

This article continues the series looking at the various legal and drafting aspects of notices to complete that are served under contracts for the sale of commercial property, which incorporate the Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Second ...more »

Secured Transactions
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Fitch Affirms 7 MF Florida Housing Guarantee Fund-Backed Project Bonds at 'A ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 2, 2012

The mortgages are secured by the GF rating (rated 'A-'; Negative Outlook by Fitch); however, the debt service reserve fund amounts may also be needed to provide adequate assets to redeem bonds in a mortgage default scenario.more »

Employment Contracts
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New Amendment Bill and Future of Labour Hire
AllAfrica.comFebruary 3, 2012

More significantly when passed, the new law should be able to give greater protection to workers rights and employment conditions in this three-tiered employment industry without diminishing business employers need to operate under flexible competitive ...more »

Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory | You Say Article 2A, I Say Division 10
Linex Legal (press release) (registration)February 2, 2012

The trial court concluded that the indemnification provision on the invoice was enforceable under Section 2207 of the California Uniform Commercial Code. Students of the UCC will recognize Section 2207 as the infamous “battle of the forms” provision.more »


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