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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 »

When entitlement to leave lapses under EU law – a neverending story?
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

Under German law, the statutory minimum entitlement to leave is four weeks per year. However, six weeks' paid annual leave is often agreed under collective bargaining agreements or in employment contracts. For example, if an employee is unable to work ...more »

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California family settles lawsuit over leaked crash images
Chicago TribuneFebruary 1, 2012

... (Reuters) - The family of a teen whose mangled corpse was shown in horrific car-crash photos that went viral online has settled a lawsuit against the California Highway Patrol for $2.37 million, ending a 5-year legal battle that changed state law.more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Law School Student Debt Is Just Tip of the Iceberg
U.S. News & World Report (blog)February 1, 2012

It is the highly visible tip of a growing iceberg of student debt that threatens all of higher education. It's not a surprise to regular readers of the Student Loan Ranger that most law students borrow to finance their legal education (88.6 percent ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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The Trecherous Waters of Divorce and Bankruptcy
JD Supra (press release)February 7, 2012

This is especially true when parties are divorcing because the parties need to decide whether or not they want to file a joint bankruptcy before the divorce or pursue other options. For example, the bankruptcy code prohibits individuals with incomes ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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Mindful Mum (blog)February 27, 2012

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Mortuary Law
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State bill would make it harder to get jobless benefits
Greenville NewsFebruary 2, 2012

12:27 am Dr. Larry Gluck: Cancer care goes to the next level- 12:29 am We're working on the following obituaries for Thursday morning's newspaper: Louise Francis Howard of Greenville (Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown); Joe A. Ivester of Greenville ...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Wash. House committee advances gay marriage bill
The Seattle TimesFebruary 6, 2012

Washington state has had a domestic partnership law since 2007, and an "everything but marriage" expansion of that law since 2009. Same-sex marriage is legal in New York, Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and the District of ...more »

Name Changes
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Peter's in the frame for massive legal bill after High Court windows ruling
Cambs TimesFebruary 10, 2012

42 New Road Chatteris, a grade II listed building, owned by Peter Taylor who is fighting an oder to change the windows back to wood. BUSINESSMAN Peter Taylor is facing a huge legal bill after a three-year fight to avoid replacing windows in his ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Special prosecutor named in commissioner's domestic violence case
The Augusta ChronicleFebruary 3, 2012

By Susan McCord An Atlanta lawyer with the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia has been named special prosecutor in the domestic violence case against Augusta Commissioner Alvin Mason. The office of Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens reported ...more »

Paternity Suits
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Content Intent, Part 3
E-Commerce TimesFebruary 11, 2012

By David Vranicar When you finish that 90-second Herman Cain clip, you will be offered up a handful of other videos, say an interview with Cain's accuser or a piece on Kathy Griffin's "Botox Bod" or the latest in the Justin Bieber paternity suit.more »

Foster Care
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Abandoned Pit Bull Now Ready For Foster Care
WKRC TV CincinnatiFebruary 2, 2012

Audrey, the young pit bull found starving in a Fairfield Park, will soon be placed in foster care. When Audrey was found in the park, animal control officers wondered if she was even going to survive. But she has made a miraculous recovery.more »

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
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Minneapolis Firm Announces New Shareholder
U.S. Politics TodayFebruary 5, 2012

The firm's attorneys represent clients in a wide-range of family and juvenile practice areas, such as adoption, prenuptial, postnuptial and cohabitation agreements, juvenile delinquency, child support and custody, and divorce.more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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Rights group: More attention needed on anti-gay bills
Windy City TimesFebruary 8, 2012

New York City — Human Rights First condemns legislative efforts introduced this week in Uganda and Russia that aim to discriminate and persecute lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) individuals. The group notes that from Kampala ...more »

State Child Protection
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Retired Cardinal Bevilacqua dies in Pa. at 88
The Associated PressFebruary 1, 2012

Bevilacqua, trained in both civil and canon law, was sharply criticized but never charged by two Philadelphia grand juries investigating child sex abuse complaints lodged against dozens of priests in the archdiocese. His death comes just days after ...more »

Guardianship
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Cracks in Kim Jong Eun System
Daily NKFebruary 9, 2012

This author would call the collective leadership system 'guardianship rule'. Kim Jong Eun is surrounded by influential protectors; from his family there is Jang Sung Taek and Kim Kyung Hui, from the People's Army there is a three-man 'new military ...more »

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