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Feinstein begins to replenish campaign account
San Francisco ChronicleFebruary 1, 2012

Durkee is facing a federal mail-fraud charge. Feinstein, who is a heavy favorite to win her fourth full term in the Senate, quickly replenished her campaign, loaning it $5 million. In all, her campaign has about $6.6 million in the bank, ...more »

Kaneland OKs advertising banners at stadium
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 1, 2012

By Linda girardi For The Beacon-News January 31, 2012 6:16PM The Kaneland School Board has approved a minimum $1500 annual fee for advertising space on the high school athletic field fences as a new revenue source to fund stadium capital projects.more »

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Local Attorneys Offer Free Legal Clinics This Month
News Channel 7February 1, 2012

9 - Family law issues (separation, divorce and custody/visitation), featuring attorney Leon L. Campbell. The clinic will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the Spartanburg County Public Library-Main Branch located at 151 S. Church St. in Spartanburg.more »

Guardianship
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Bill would give alternative to foster care
Statesman JournalFebruary 12, 2012

But with the new law, the care children receive in community guardianship would be voluntary, not a commodity, Seymour says. Not only would they form healthier relationships, he added, it would mean hundreds of thousands of tax dollars saved that could ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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Valentine's Day: Famous Sports Couples to Break Up
Yahoo! SportsFebruary 8, 2012

Their names might not seem familiar right off the bat, but their divorce was very public and ugly, and with a whopping $20.6 million in legal bills, was reported to be one of the most expensive divorces in California's history.more »

Individual Educational Plans
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New Jersey high school test scores paint mixed picture
Philadelphia InquirerFebruary 2, 2012

Christie's administration used the test results to reinforce its call to adopt the governor's education-overhaul measures. David Sciarra, direct of the Education Law Center, which has represented low-income, urban districts, found cause for optimism in ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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Rottenstein Law Group Advised of SSRI Antidepressants' Potential to Cause Male ...
WebWire (press release)February 15, 2012

The Rottenstein Law Group is a New York-based law firm that represents clients in mass tort actions. The firm was founded by Rochelle Rottenstein, a lawyer with over two decades of experience in compassionate representation of clients in consumer ...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Senate Judiciary Passes S. 1925 (Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of ...
Gather.comFebruary 5, 2012

For the victims of domestic violence, home is a place where hearts and lives are broken. Family violence spares no one. The partner who is battered and the children who watch, or who themselves may be abused, all suffer. Their physical and emotional ...more »

Mortuary Law
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Woman Sentenced to More Than 19 Years for Crash That Killed Daughter
Valley NewsFebruary 3, 2012

At the time of her arrest, the ex-con had a blood-alcohol level of .27 -- more than Advertisement [ Berry-Bell and Hall Mortuary ] three times the legal limit to drive. Tahan told City News Service that Honeycutt was only supposed to take her oldest ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Police plan to fight domestic violence
This is KentFebruary 2, 2012

SERIAL domestic abuse offenders being targeted by Kent Police include 35 in Shepway and 14 in Ashford. The force has identified 389 men and 36 women who they have branded serial offenders – meaning they have assaulted more than one partner, ...more »

Name Changes
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Emporia attorney answers questions
Emporia GazetteFebruary 7, 2012

By The Emporia Gazette (Contact) Editor's Note: Emporia attorney Tom Krueger chatted with online readers at Gazette offices recently to answer questions about the law and working with attorneys. DISCLAIMER: The information that you obtain regarding ...more »

Foster Care
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Foster parent, former religious publisher charged with abusing two girls
Chicago Sun-TimesFebruary 5, 2012

Gaskill, who was arrested at his home Thursday, has operated a foster care service with his wife in their three-story frame home, as well as a foster care support system called Tapestry Chicago, officials said. He also served on the board of the River ...more »

State Child Protection
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IN THE INTEREST OF J.D.B.
Leagle.comFebruary 2, 2012

Nicole Nolan of Youth Law Center, Des Moines, attorney and guardian ad litem for minor child. Considered by Danilson, PJ, and Tabor and Mullins, JJ. A mother appeals the termination of parental rights to her now three-year-old son.more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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Creating Change wraps up in Baltimore
Washington BladeFebruary 3, 2012

By Steve Charing on February 2, 2012 National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Executive Director Rea Carey addresses conference attendees. (Blade photo by Michael Key) The 24th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change, produced by the National ...more »

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