Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for February 13 - 14, 2012

Pippins v. KPMG LLP - What It Could Mean for Your CompanyAnderson Law Firm Celebrates 22 Years at Historic Office BuildingHarper Government Introduces Protecting Children From Internet Predators ActGeorgia High Court Rules Assisted Suicide Law UnconstitutionalInterior ministry to push for wetlands law, creation of new townsStart of Stadium Demolition Draws OutcryThe White House Report: An Economy Built to Last and Security for Asian ...Religious Freedom Act in Kansas Legislature draws praise, criticismFilm preservation and the impermanence of the digital mediumLas Vegas Embraces Bad Guys of Its Past'Educate people about cow laws and welfare practices'The Lasso Tightens Around America's Wild HorsesPreserving hard-won national achievements urgedPOLL: Community Preservation ActGOLD COUNTRY ESTATES PRESERVATION GROUP, INC. v. FAIRBANK NORTH STAR BOROUGH

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Don't starve Conservation Bank
Charleston Post CourierFebruary 4, 2012

The South Carolina Conservation Bank won't get the greatest number of dollars from the state's rising revenue stream, but it will be its biggest beneficiary. If the state's revenue projections are correct for next budget year, the bank won't be subject ...more »

Court Overturns Georgia Law Limiting Assisted Suicide
MedscapeFebruary 9, 2012

"Had the state truly been interested in the preservation of human life...it could have imposed a ban on all assisted suicides with no restriction on protected speech whatsoever," the court held. The Georgia legislature passed the law in 1994 to ...more »

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Pippins v. KPMG LLP - What It Could Mean for Your Company
Accountingweb.comFebruary 14, 2012

The significant issues in the case revolve around "discovery," the part of litigation when lawyers from both sides gather information that could be relevant to the lawsuit. While it may seem like the lawyers are the ones who should worry about ...more »

Anderson Law Firm Celebrates 22 Years at Historic Office Building
SBWire (press release)February 14, 2012

In 1990, it was acquired by Attorney Timothy Anderson who converted it to office space to house his law firm. Most of the building's architectural elements, like its oak floors, working fireplaces, and 12' ceilings have been preserved or restored to ...more »

Harper Government Introduces Protecting Children From Internet Predators Act
MarketWatch (press release)February 14, 2012

... create new, carefully tailored investigation tools, such as production and preservation orders in the Criminal Code and the Competition Act; -- enable Canada to ratify the Council of Europe's Convention on Cybercrime and its Additional Protocol on ...more »

Georgia High Court Rules Assisted Suicide Law Unconstitutional
The New AmericanFebruary 14, 2012

Georgia's Supreme Court has overturned a law banning advertising for assisted suicide, ruling that it unconstitutionally restricts free speech. The legislature had been enacted the law in 1994 in an attempt to keep “right to die” proponents like Dr.more »

Interior ministry to push for wetlands law, creation of new towns
Focus Taiwan News ChannelFebruary 14, 2012

The option to develop wetlands has not been entirely ruled out but it must be done in accordance with the law and proper guidelines, Lee said at the launch of a month-long event to showcase wetlands conservation efforts and raise public awareness of ...more »

Start of Stadium Demolition Draws Outcry
The Moscow TimesFebruary 14, 2012

Architectural preservation group Arkhnadzor said Monday that demolition at the constructivist-era Dynamo football stadium as a part of ongoing building work was against the law. The iconic sports venue controlled by state-owned banking giant VTB is ...more »

The White House Report: An Economy Built to Last and Security for Asian ...
Hawaii ReporterFebruary 14, 2012

Help States Provide Paid Family Leave to Workers. Too many families must make the painful choice between the care of their families and a paycheck they desperately need. The Family and Medical Leave Act allows workers to take job-protected unpaid time ...more »

Religious Freedom Act in Kansas Legislature draws praise, criticism
Kansas.comFebruary 14, 2012

By Adam Strunk Proponents say the Preservation of Religious Freedom Act would protect Kansans' right to practice their religion. Opponents see it as an open door to discrimination and lawsuits. The bill, HB 2260, will have a hearing before the state ...more »

Film preservation and the impermanence of the digital medium
The VergeFebruary 14, 2012

By Bryan Bishop on February 13, 2012 10:02 pm 7Comments Starting with a colorful anecdote about a cache of early silent films discovered beneath a Canadian hockey rink, David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson look at the evolution of film preservation, ...more »

Las Vegas Embraces Bad Guys of Its Past
New York TimesFebruary 14, 2012

Its alluring, colloquial title, Mob Museum, is countered with a stern subtitle on the facade of this 1933 neo-Classical former post office and courthouse: the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement. And while the museum seeks a kind of ...more »

'Educate people about cow laws and welfare practices'
Times of IndiaFebruary 13, 2012

Maharashtra Animal Preservation Act has been pending since 1995 and the trust is also fighting with the state government for implementing it. The slaughtering of animals has, no doubt, an indirect effect on the environment. Besides this, the meat is ...more »

The Lasso Tightens Around America's Wild Horses
The AtlanticFebruary 13, 2012

In November 2004, at the last minute, it was then-Senator Burns who inserted into a 3300-page budget appropriations bill a single-paged rider that amended the 1971 Wild Horse Protection Act so it was legal, once again, to slaughter wild horses.more »

Preserving hard-won national achievements urged
Bahrain News AgencyFebruary 13, 2012

He said in the most powerful and democratic countries when the law is broken and security and stability are threatened, all constitutional institutions and national forces stand as one rank in the face of attempts to undermine security.more »

POLL: Community Preservation Act
Patch.comFebruary 13, 2012

A Boston Sunday Globe article found waning support for the Community Preservation Act in many North Shore communities. Lynnfield was briefly mentioned. So what do you think? By William Laforme A blue heron eating a fish near the Colonial property.more »

GOLD COUNTRY ESTATES PRESERVATION GROUP, INC. v. FAIRBANK NORTH STAR BOROUGH
Leagle.comFebruary 13, 2012

GOLD COUNTRY ESTATES PRESERVATION GROUP, INC., an Alaska Nonprofit Corporation, and WILLIAM H. CRAMER, individually, Appellants and Cross-Appellees, FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH, Appellee and Cross-Appellant. Peter J. Aschenbrenner, Aschenbrenner Law...more »

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