Forest Preservation. Legal news and articles for April 29 - 30, 2015

Family of Homeless Man Killed by LAPD Demands Criminal Charges Against ...Ann Freedman to Consult for Phillips Auction HouseHistoric Miami University building to be demolishedCivil Service, preservation to be debated by Danvers Fin ComEmployers To Chip In More 401(k) DollarsNC House moves to revive executionsTiny lot squabble poses much bigger questions for Buffalo building requirementsStatewide Historic Preservation Conference showcases GlocesterEvidence technicians testify protocol was followed in photographing dead ...Rising Sun Historical Preservation Commission needs board membersSouth End Preservation hosts workshopNeighbors want Burr Oaks preserved over developmentWreckers tear into historic Ireland's InnTiny lot squabble poses much bigger questions for Buffalo building requirementsHires and promotions week of April 29

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UN rights chief slams Thai junta's use of repressive law
MyFox AustinApril 2, 2015

... even though military rule has had little day-to-day effect on tourists. The London-based human rights group Amnesty International called the replacement of martial law with Article 44 "little more than a cynical exercise in the preservation of ...more »

Attorney and low-income tenants feud over accusations of legal misrepresentation
CU Columbia SpectatorApril 7, 2015

Since then, the uncertain existence of a retainer agreement—a one-time contract between an attorney and the client—has since prevented HCAD from taking legal action against Peters. “We had no documentation. The only thing we had were emails,” Scott ...more »

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Family of Homeless Man Killed by LAPD Demands Criminal Charges Against ...
NewsweekApril 30, 2015

A protester pauses by a glass memorial on "Skid Row" at the spot where Charly Keunang, 43, was shot by police during an April 7 march to commemorate the more than 617 people that protesters say have been killed by law enforcement in LA County since ...more »

Ann Freedman to Consult for Phillips Auction House
New York TimesApril 30, 2015

The 1952 house in Phoenix that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for his son, David, and daughter-in-law, Gladys, continues to create controversy. First, the property faced demolition by its owners, who planned to replace it with new homes. ... With a ...more »

Historic Miami University building to be demolished
Cincinnati.comApril 30, 2015

But that doesn't mean anything when it comes to Miami University's plan, as the property owners, to tear it down, according to Amanda Terrell, director of the State Historic Preservation Office in Ohio. "The National Register never has been or was ...more »

Civil Service, preservation to be debated by Danvers Fin Com
Wicked Local DanversApril 30, 2015

The change to the Civil Service law and the attempt to save the Porter Bradstreet house and barn are expected to generate the most debate both at Saturday's hearing and at Town Meeting on Monday, May 18. The Finance Committee will review the 38 ...more »

Employers To Chip In More 401(k) Dollars
ForbesApril 30, 2015

I have a law degree, and I write about how to build, manage and enjoy your family's wealth. Since I joined Forbes in 1997, my favorite stories have been on how people fuel their passions (historic preservation, open space, art, for example) by ...more »

NC House moves to revive executions
News & ObserverApril 30, 2015

Looser gun laws: A bill that would loosen gun laws in North Carolina got a longer lease on life Wednesday night, when an N.C. House committee voted to add a $20,000 appropriation to the measure. That means the gun proposal is now a fiscal bill and can ...more »

Tiny lot squabble poses much bigger questions for Buffalo building requirements
Buffalo NewsApril 30, 2015

Others, however, say the provision Giacolone points to refers to nonconforming building uses, such as a commercial business in a residential zone; not nonconforming lot size. Pridgen asked the Law Department for further explanation of its ruling. “I ...more »

Statewide Historic Preservation Conference showcases Glocester
Valley BreezeApril 30, 2015

GLOCESTER - More than 600 people attended "Sticks and Stones: The 30th annual R.I. Statewide Historic Preservation Conference" in Chepachet last Saturday, and at least a few were impressed with the rustic beauty of northwestern Rhode Island. "Still ...more »

Evidence technicians testify protocol was followed in photographing dead ...
Chicago TribuneApril 30, 2015

Lopez and Don Stewart, a more senior evidence technician who guided her on the scene, testified Wednesday at the Circuit Court of Cook County in Chicago that protocol, efficiency and preservation of trace evidence were the reasons behind their decision ...more »

Rising Sun Historical Preservation Commission needs board members
Cecil WhigApril 30, 2015

Those elected to the board by the membership are exempt from filing a financial disclosure form, which is now required by Maryland law. The two appointees, however, do have to conform. To be considered for a board position, a candidate has to be a ...more »

South End Preservation hosts workshop
Palestine Herald PressApril 29, 2015

The workshop will teach how to make a long term plan to change the neighborhood using community, government or law enforcement resources or a combination of the strategies. “We are going to teach them how to tap into those resources and what they ...more »

Neighbors want Burr Oaks preserved over development
KAREApril 29, 2015

Farrell said she is not sure how a group of neighbors owning the lot would work or be legal. They had hoped city law would help their cause. St. Louis Park has provisions in its zoning ordinances for the preservation of "significant trees". "The city ...more »

Wreckers tear into historic Ireland's Inn
Sun SentinelApril 29, 2015

"Everyone should be excited, because it's really going to be a game-changer for the city and the beach," said Steve Glassman, president of the Broward Trust for Historic Preservation that led the unsuccessful effort to preserve the old building. "It's ...more »

Tiny lot squabble poses much bigger questions for Buffalo building requirements
Buffalo NewsApril 29, 2015

Others, however, say the provision Giacolone points to refers to nonconforming building uses, such as a commercial business in a residential zone; not nonconforming lot size. Pridgen asked the law department for further explanation of its ruling. “I ...more »

Hires and promotions week of April 29
BurlingtonFreePress.comApril 29, 2015

•The American Law Institute announced Emily J. Joselson, a partner at Langrock Sperry & Wool, LLP, is one of 83 newly elected members joining judges, lawyers and law professors from 28 states and the District of Columbia. The American Law Institute is ...more »

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