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Proposal would eliminate Dallas antitrust enforcement office, send work elsewhere
Dallas Morning News (subscription)November 1, 2011

Unlike federal prosecutors who work for the US attorney's office, antitrust prosecutors investigate their own cases, rather than relying solely on law enforcement such as the FBI.Some local cases: In 1999, a Dallas investigation into international ...more »

Bankruptcy judge rejects competing reorganization plans in Tribune Co. case
Washington PostNovember 1, 2011

s plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection, along with a rival plan from dissident creditors. Judge Kevin Carey said in a 126-page ruling that he may appoint a trustee to help end the 3-year-old case if the media conglomerate cannot come up with an ...more »

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Age Discrimination
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Moran Sponsors Discrimination Bill Against Circus to Censor American Institution
MarketWatch (press release)November 2, 2011

In this day and age, when businesses are failing, the economy is struggling and families are worried, Congressman Moran is busying himself with legislation that immediately threatens to end the livelihood of more than 250 families working right here in ...more »

Elder Care
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Jury duty: Unfair burden or civic obligation?
CBC.caNovember 8, 2011

Quebec is one of the few jurisdictions to cover the costs of child or elder care . It also provides an allowance for five one-hour sessions of psychotherapy for jurors who need help dealing with what they experienced during a trial. ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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James Brown estate feud heads to S.C. Supreme Court
Savannah Morning NewsNovember 2, 2011

The South Carolina Attorney General intervened, said spokesman Mark Plowden, because the office is charged under state law with protecting all charitable trusts. The trust/estate's original tax counsel had valued Brown's assets at $80-$120 million with ...more »

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