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China vs. North Korea's Refugees
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

Beijing forcibly repatriates these unfortunates without giving them a chance to apply for asylum. North Koreans who are suspected of having met Christians, South Koreans or Americans while in China are executed or shipped off to the gulag.more »

Best of IMCA Brings Leading Conference Content to a Local Level
PR Web (press release)March 1, 2012

... Inc. Investment Management Consultants Association Inc. does not discriminate in educational opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.more »

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Houston, Texas Family Law and Full-Service Burton Law Firm Launches New Website
Houston ChronicleMarch 3, 2012

Burton Law Firm in Houston, Texas recently launched a website to make it easier than ever to connect with an experienced family, criminal and business lawyer or to get answers to basic legal questions. Burton Law Firm in Houston recently launched a new ...more »

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Stereotypes of cats and dogs
Universe.byu.eduMarch 23, 2012

Different civilizations have had altering opinions on whether or not they wanted to worship dogs for their guardianship and cats for their sacredness. Today, myths, beliefs and stereotypes still exist. In recent years, dogs have been known to help ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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Legal aid bill fails domestic abuse victims, faith leaders warn
The GuardianMarch 4, 2012

David Emmerson, the chair of Resolution, which represents family law practitioners, said: "We are deeply concerned about the government's proposed single telephone gateway that will assess whether people will be able to access legal aid.more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Education officers 'harassing' private schools
Times of IndiaMarch 3, 2012

While conducting inspections, these officers are seeking documents/affidavits which are not listed in the The Rajasthan Non-Government Educational Institutions Act, 1989. TOI has copies of documents revealing the wide difference between the provisions ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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The 3 main sources of chemicals in your home
Mother Nature NetworkMarch 22, 2012

... and personal care products as a source of exposure to hormone disruptors, chemicals that act like estrogen or block testosterone in both men and women and can lead to problems with infertility, reproductive cancers and other hormonal functions.more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Family reflects shifting line on gay marriage
Bellingham HeraldMarch 1, 2012

The closest such a measure came to passing was three years ago, when Washingtonians voted to uphold domestic-partnership legislation by a ratio of 52 to 48 percent. A poll conducted last year by Strategies 360, a Seattle-based communications firm, ...more »

Mortuary Law
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Families oppose 9/11 remains at memorial museum
Wall Street JournalMarch 4, 2012

The disclosure came in a report by an independent panel that studied underlying management flaws at Dover Air Force Base mortuary in Delaware. The families are calling for congressional hearings on ethical handling of remains.more »

Domestic Violence
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Reese Witherspoon warns kids of domestic violence
China PostMarch 1, 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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Reshmi explains name change
Trinidad GuardianMarch 4, 2012

Former Strategic Services Agency (SSA) head Reshmi Ramnarine yesterday confessed to changing her name legally to Shashi Rehka in May last year for security reasons but she denied being employed by the Government. And, the backstabbing from both “close ...more »

Foster Care
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NWTC gets grant for foster program
Green Bay Press GazetteMarch 5, 2012

The school received a $7457 grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corp. to fund its Fostering Futuremakers Summer Camp 2012. The funding will enable 20 high school students who have been in foster care to attend a one-week residential ...more »

Paternity Suits
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Bills that would allow Michigan civilians to carry stun guns and provide ...
Livingston DailyMarch 23, 2012

The newspaper reported that a federal judge in August approved a $1 million settlement in a wrongful-death suit filed by Elder's family. The family of Robert Bagnell, who died after police used a Taser on him, maintain Bagnell died "moments" after ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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Gay adoption, marriage rights among themes sounded at annual South Florida ...
Orlando SentinelMarch 11, 2012

The theme of this year's two-day event was "Beyond the rainbow," a phrase that suggested a celebration of social and legal gains made by gay, lesbian and transgender people as well as the work left undone. "The importance of this festival is to remind ...more »

State Child Protection
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Accusations of witchcraft are part of growing pattern of child abuse in UK
The GuardianMarch 1, 2012

The majority of African churches do not condone child abuse, and many work with agencies to educate preachers about UK laws concerning child protection, according to the Churches' Child Protection Advisory Service. The organisation has trained 4000 ...more »


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