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Man indicted on terror charges in NYC bomb case
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

The effort culminated "in the successful construction of one explosive device and the attempted construction of two others," it says. Most terror cases are federal, but this one was brought under a state terror law passed after the Sept. 11 attacks.more »

Court rules on enforcement of foreign arbitral award
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

The arbitration clause in the contract provided that if the defendant was the complainant in the dispute, the dispute was to be referred for final resolution to the International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce ...more »

Family Law News and Stories

The Collaborative Law and Mediation Offices of Katherine Eisold Miller ...
Albany Times UnionMarch 6, 2012

The New Rochelle, New York family law firm of Katherine Eisold Miller announces the launch of an improved website to provide a more valuable online legal resource to current and potential clients. The Collaborative Law and Mediation Offices of ...more »

Guardianship
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Reader asks about laws regarding care for adults with impairments
Delmarva Daily TimesMarch 5, 2012

Petitioning the court to become a guardian, however, can be tedious and time consuming, Since all interested persons must be notified of a guardianship petition, it can generate conflicts that might not arise in surrogate decision making.more »

Divorce & Separation
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'PINOY DIVORCE'
TempoMarch 1, 2012

By CHARISSA M. LUCI Manila, Philippines – One of the principal authors of the “Filipino-style“ divorce bill is not giving up the battle for the passage of the infamous measure, which remains pending before the House Committee on Revision of Laws.more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Competing education plans get a hearing
Mason City Globe GazetteMarch 4, 2012

Governor's plan: Mandatory exams: kindergarten readiness assessment, high school end-of-course, Programme for International Student Assessment and ACT. Requires value-added assessments. House plan: Requires kindergarten readiness and high school ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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Man assaults father-in-law over mubobobo
Zim DiasporaMarch 9, 2012

By Rev GC Smith By rowdy t By mark rupere A Mvuma man who for many years has been failing to bear children with his wife recently went berserk and assaulted his father-in-law with a sharp instrument as he suspected him of causing his wife's infertility...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Hattons Solicitors Launches New Family Law Department
Sacramento BeeMarch 19, 2012

Mr Choudhuri will bring with him 17 years of experience in family law, where he has helped families deal with a range of issues, including divorce, domestic abuse and child issues. He is also an accredited specialist member of Resolution, ...more »

Mortuary Law
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Dover mortuary official: Military higher-ups to blame for 9/11 remains at landfill
msnbc.comMarch 6, 2012

By msnbc.com staff and news services A former Air Force mortuary official says the decision that resulted in some cremated remains from 9/11 victims being dumped in a landfill came from higher-ups in the military. “We fought the fight, but I had zero ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Reese Witherspoon warns kids of domestic violence
Daily HeraldMarch 2, 2012

The domestic violence talk. As a Global Ambassador for Avon's efforts to help victims of domestic violence, Witherspoon traveled to the Washington area to speak to the 2nd World Conference of Women's Shelters, prompting a talk with Ava, 12, and Deacon, ...more »

Name Changes
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Romney's Attack on Latinos Sends the Right Off a Cliff
NewsweekMarch 12, 2012

He's also proposed to use Arizona's draconian and controversial immigration law as “a model” for the United States. (Eighty-one percent of Latinos oppose the Arizona immigration law.) And then there was Romney's brazen move of outflanking Rick Perry ...more »

Foster Care
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Nun sees fallow townhomes in Tampa as perfect spot for her foster family village
Tampabay.comMarch 3, 2012

Two couples already had signed up to be parents. Brochures advertised the nun's vision: an "Intergenerational Community of Caring" where 40 foster kids could find families and 36 senior citizens could become surrogate grandparents and everyone would ...more »

Paternity Suits
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Parole chance for juvenile lifers one of 20 bills by Hunter
Monroe Free PressMarch 9, 2012

Here is a summary of Hunter's bills: --PAROLE FOR JUVENILE LIFERS: Juveniles serving life sentences for murder, aggravated rape or serious crimes would be eligible for parole after 20 years. A three member panel including experts in evaluation would ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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Marriage rights may make gay men healthier, study finds
Sun-SentinelMarch 2, 2012

"It benefits society that I want to take care of [my partner] in sickness and in health," said Tony Plakas, CEO of Compass Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Lake Worth. He was struck by how Bostonians reacted when he and his partner of 14 years, ...more »

State Child Protection
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Child Protection report met with opposition
3AW (blog)March 1, 2012

Wonder who's next?? more Bree Advocate on Report: The law must change As a community member & victims advocate who deals with abused children & fractured families daily, with the majority being ... more max on Hinch: "It doesn't make sense.more »

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