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Judge says Occupy DC demonstrators must get notice before any eviction; feds ...
Washington PostFebruary 1, 2012

Mayor Vincent Gray and DC health officials have expressed concern about a rat infestation at McPherson Square and other sanitation problems, with the mayor suggesting that the demonstrators relocate to Freedom Plaza, another federal space that's been ...more »

Overview (February 2011)
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

As a result, during 2011 a number of amendments were introduced to the employment framework. Significant legislation affecting employers introduced in 2011 included the following. Enacted on September 19 2011 by the National Council of Employment, ...more »

Family Law News and Stories

Family of bombing victim looks to the law
China DailyFebruary 11, 2012

By Qiu Quanlin (China Daily) GUANGZHOU - A bombing victim's family is planning to take legal action against an express-delivery company and a BMW auto dealership for neglecting to check parcels for dangerous contents and for leaking the victim's ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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RI lawmakers want immigrant tuition law
Boston.comFebruary 1, 2012

PROVIDENCE, RI—Two Rhode Island lawmakers say they want to turn a new policy giving illegal immigrants in-state tuition at state universities into a state law to make it harder for critics to reverse. A state higher education commission approved the ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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N.C. Court of Appeals hears arguments on alienation of affection law at Wake ...
Winston-Salem JournalFebruary 8, 2012

On Tuesday, Veronica Filipowski, the ex-wife of former Winston-Salem Dash team co-owner Andrew "Flip" Filipowski, sat in a room full of Wake Forest law students and listened to arguments in a case about the collapse of her marriage.more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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Underage contraceptives use: Debate rages
Times of ZambiaFebruary 8, 2012

"They should give them the contraceptives because if they don't, they (girls) will have unwanted pregnancies and because they are not ready to fall pregnant, they will use radical ways to abort without knowing that there is a law that allows people to ...more »

Mortuary Law
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Holladay resident asks city if deceased mother-in-law can be buried in backyard
Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake CityFebruary 3, 2012

asks city manager Randy Fitts. Fitts says in the end it just did not seem like a good idea to allow decomposing loved ones buried in residential yards. So they wrote a law against it. It is a decision the Holbrook Mortuary backs whole heartedly.more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Some Urge City to Snub Domestic Partner Benefits Ban
WKZOFebruary 3, 2012

KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Some members of the Kalamazoo clergy would like the city of Kalamazoo defy the state ban on domestic partner benefits. A prayer breakfast was held Thursday, organized by the Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Center.more »

Name Changes
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Miss to Mrs: what else to do when changing title
LivemintFebruary 9, 2012

She will also have to change name in at least seven documents. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint. While to change or not to change the last name is a very personal decision, but if like Fernandes, you do plan to change your name, you will need to get legal and ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Plea against domestic violence during Six Nations
News WalesFebruary 4, 2012

Communities Minister Carl Sargeant has launched a campaign to tackle the increased levels of domestic violence that occur around the time of major sporting events such as the Six Nations rugby tournament. The publicity campaign, which includes ...more »

Paternity Suits
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Man Murdered Outside of Rick Ross' Miami Home, Cops Want to Speak to Rozay
XXLMAG.COMFebruary 29, 2012

In January, a woman filed a paternity suit against the Miami rapper, saying that he's the father of her 3-year-old child and hasn't paid any child support. The Bawse retorted, saying he's not the father and would be more than willing to prove it with a ...more »

Foster Care
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Adoptive parents seek equal deal
StarPhoenixFebruary 1, 2012

"What we're saying is that regardless of the way your family is formed, whether it's through birth, foster care or whether it's through adoption, all parents should have equal paid leave during the time they take off after they bring a child into their ...more »

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
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Yours, Mine and Ours: How Spouses Share and Transfer Property
Palisades Hudson Financial GroupFebruary 8, 2012

Like joint tenancy, tenancy by the entirety offers a right of survivorship, allowing the surviving spouse to avoid probate. It can also shield the property from creditors of one spouse only, though not from creditors to whom the couple is jointly in ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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'Gay' marriage trial videos to remain sealed
WND.comFebruary 2, 2012

“He is either a direct beneficiary of his ruling in the case, or a person with a close-enough personal interest in the case that his impartiality might reasonably have been questioned,” wrote John C. Eastman, the Henry Salvatori Professor of Law...more »

State Child Protection
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Vatican investigated 4000 cases of child sex abuse in the last 10 years, US ...
Daily MailFebruary 7, 2012

By Nick Pisa A senior Vatican cardinal has revealed how more than 4000 cases of sex abuse by priests on children have been investigated during the last ten years. The shock figure was announced by American cardinal Joseph William Levada as he opened a ...more »

Guardianship
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August Burns Red and Blessthefall Announce NZ Tour
UndertheradarFebruary 1, 2012

*Under 18s may attend these shows with a legal parent or guardian, ID will be required for verification of guardianship, please contact venues for further information. When August Burns Red unleashed their 2009 breakout album, Constellations, ...more »

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