Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for January 30 - 31, 2012

Year-end review of legislation, case law affecting real estateLeopold Adler II, 'ambassador for preservation' in Savannah, diesState bill could weaken historic preservation lawsState will work to preserve land as part of 200th birthday celebrationPreserved Habitat Near National Parks Helps Preserve SpeciesCowen Group Survey Predicts Big Revenue Spike for Litigation SupportPrepared Remarks: Sen. Grassley on the 'Erosion of Checks and Balances'Tribal leaders cheer Obama rejection of XL PipelineGrimms' legacy: preservation of German talesReport Card: A for conservation, preservationOverhaul of High Court discovery rulesPreserved habitat near national parks helps species conservationHistoric preservation law proposed in LibertyvillePreserved habitat near national parks helps species conservationSCAF issued laws ahead of Parliament induction

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Take time on Fort Gibson park project
Muskogee Daily PhoenixJanuary 3, 2012

Michelle Horn, an archaeologist in the Army Corps of Engineers, said historic preservation laws require certain procedures be followed when such concerns arise. Fort Gibson received a $150000 grant in May 2010 to resurface about a mile of the historic ...more »

Draconian
Indian ExpressJanuary 3, 2012

Cow slaughter is banned in many states — Gujarat, for instance, passed the Animal Preservation Act in October 2011, according to which killing of cows is prohibited along with buying, selling and transport of beef. In some other states, such as Orissa ...more »

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Year-end review of legislation, case law affecting real estate
JD Supra (press release)January 31, 2012

As we approach year-end, this article will briefly review some of this year's important developments in legislation and case law that may affect the real estate industry: Indemnity provisions in commercial lease agreements. Indemnity agreements can be ...more »

Leopold Adler II, 'ambassador for preservation' in Savannah, dies
Savannah Morning NewsJanuary 31, 2012

By Mary Landers For more than half a century Leopold Adler II has been linked with historic preservation in Savannah. “He was the ambassador for preservation for this city for many years,” said Daniel Carey, president and CEO of the Historic Savannah ...more »

State bill could weaken historic preservation laws
Online AthensJanuary 31, 2012

Doug McKillip, R-Athens, wants to change state law so that local historic preservation commissions don't have the power to regulate subdivisions. “We're just clarifying that HPCs aren't the final arbitrer of subdividing land,” McKillip said.more »

State will work to preserve land as part of 200th birthday celebration
The Statehouse FileJanuary 31, 2012

By Lesley Weidenbener INDIANAPOLIS – The state is looking for conservation ideas and private donations as it implements a new Bicentennial Nature Trust that will be part of a larger effort to celebrate Indiana's 200 th birthday. Lt. Gov.more »

Preserved Habitat Near National Parks Helps Preserve Species
RedOrbitJanuary 31, 2012

A Brazilian law requiring landowners to leave 20 percent of their farms' original vegetation intact could be key in preservation efforts, giving the animals significantly more room to roam outside the park, though there are some efforts to change that.more »

Cowen Group Survey Predicts Big Revenue Spike for Litigation Support
Corporate CounselJanuary 31, 2012

There's a startling statistic in the new "Salary Survey & Market Landscape" about law firm litigation support staffing, from New York-based The Cowen Group, a headhunter and research consultancy that focuses on electronic data discovery staffing.more »

Prepared Remarks: Sen. Grassley on the 'Erosion of Checks and Balances'
Main JusticeJanuary 31, 2012

Of course, senators and administration officials can reach different conclusions on the law. Each can have a reasonable point of view. But that is not the case here. If the Office of Legal Counsel is to be the “constitutional conscience of the ...more »

Tribal leaders cheer Obama rejection of XL Pipeline
Native TimesJanuary 31, 2012

“In any of these carbon intense fossil fuel developments, and its pipeline infrastructures, economic externality costs have to be thoroughly assessed,” Spears noted. “In the Northern Plains our tribes have alternatives for clean renewable energy,” he ...more »

Grimms' legacy: preservation of German tales
Pueblo ChieftainJanuary 31, 2012

Both studied law at the University of Marburg in Germany. They started collecting folk tales in 1806, when the territory in which they lived was invaded by Napoleon's troops. During this time, German books, artwork and other important cultural ...more »

Report Card: A for conservation, preservation
Asheville Citizen-TimesJanuary 31, 2012

Send it to JBuchanan@ A for the placement of 474 Little Pisgah Mountain acres in a conservation easement with the Asheville-based Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. The property is owned by Elizabeth MacKay Fisher and her three brothers, ...more »

Overhaul of High Court discovery rules
International Law OfficeJanuary 31, 2012

The rules have been designed to reduce the often disproportionate cost of discovery that has been a matter of increasing concern in New Zealand and other common law jurisdictions. Key features of the changes include: the imposition of a positive duty ...more »

Preserved habitat near national parks helps species conservation
PhysOrg.comJanuary 30, 2012

A Brazilian law requiring landowners to leave 20 percent of their farms' original vegetation intact could be key in preservation efforts, giving the animals significantly more room to roam outside the park, though there are some efforts to change that.more »

Historic preservation law proposed in Libertyville
Chicago Sun-TimesJanuary 30, 2012

Great pride exists for preserving and maintaining the historical downtown commercial buildings that line Milwaukee Avenue. A voluntary campaign is now underway to save the vacant red brick Brainerd high school building along West Park Avenue that was ...more »

Preserved habitat near national parks helps species conservation
EurekAlert (press release)January 30, 2012

A Brazilian law requiring landowners to leave 20 percent of their farms' original vegetation intact could be key in preservation efforts, giving the animals significantly more room to roam outside the park, though there are some efforts to change that.more »

SCAF issued laws ahead of Parliament induction
Al-Masry Al-YoumJanuary 30, 2012

The decree also included a bill for the development of the long-neglected Sinai Peninsula, the declaration of 25 January as the revolution's anniversary, the preservation of Police Day as the same day, and an amendment to the armed forces' code ...more »

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