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Letter: Strict gun laws make citizens safer
Knoxville News SentinelFebruary 1, 2012

If the writer is interested in facts, then he would have to admit that New York City's strict gun laws have actually kept the city's residents safer than in places with laxer regulations. New York and neighboring New Jersey have among the lowest rates ...more »

Volcker: 'Confidence in Government is Shaky'
BloombergFebruary 1, 2012

... Dodd-Frank Act. Photo: Rich Clement/Bloomberg Enlarge image Bogle Rates Financial System 'D' Bogle Rates Financial System 'D' Peter Foley/Bloomberg John Bogle, the founder of mutual fund company Vanguard Group Inc. who popularized index investing, ...more »

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Age Discrimination
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Fairfax taken to task over delay
The AustralianFebruary 8, 2012

Michael Gill, who was fired as Financial Review Group chief executive and editor-in-chief last March, is suing Fairfax for age discrimination, seeking $1.02 million in compensation and the payout of his incentive scheme shares, as well as the ...more »

Elder Care
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New state report details numbers of abused elderly, disabled Oregonians
OregonLive.comFebruary 8, 2012

Place of abuse: 85 percent of victims were abused in their homes; 15 percent in state-licensed care settings, such as nursing homes. The victims: Women were nearly twice as likely to be reported victims as males; elderly more often than disabled adults ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Maryland Law Firm Finds a Way to Thrive During Downturn
The American LawyerFebruary 7, 2012

In its biggest, the firm last September added eight land use and real estate attorneys from Holland & Knight. In November, the firm took two bankruptcy lawyers from Jackson & Campbell. But Lafionatis said nonstop growth is not necessarily a goal for ...more »

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