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Health Law Alert: Providers Beware: OIG Alert Highlights FCA Liability Under ...
JD Supra (press release)March 1, 2012

A recent OIG Alert highlights potential False Claims Act (FCA) liability for physicians whose services are billed to Medicare under an independent contractor reassignment. The February 8, 2012, Alert titled, "OIG Alerts Physicians To Exercise Caution ...more »

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Hellmuth Wins at LAPC, FS+G Files for Bankruptcy, and More
PokerNews.comMarch 1, 2012

In this edition, Phil Hellmuth wins a poker tournament (finally), Federated Sports + Gaming files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and more. is one of many gaming operators preparing for legalized poker in the US In the latest edition of The ...more »

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Handler Thayer, LLP Wins 2012 PAM Award for Best Overall Law Firm
MarketWatch (press release)March 2, 2012

The firm is universally regarded as expert legal counsel in the areas of family governance, taxation, estate planning, asset protection and family office structures. Handler Thayer's own best-in-class standards and consulting firm approach compels them ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Government allots P2.39-billion to implement compulsory Kindergarten education
Sun.StarMarch 1, 2012

MANILA -- President Benigno Aquino III has earmarked P2.39 billion for this year to support the newly passed Kindergarten Education Act, Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad said on Thursday. The P2.39-billion fund -- which is covered by this ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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Your Legal Corner: Trusts and divorce
Gloucester County Times - NJ.comMarch 4, 2012

Till then, God bless, keep smiling and remember who's in Your Legal Corner. Victoria M. Dalton is a dedicated Family/Elder Attorney, with the Law Firm of Hoffman DiMuzio. To contact Ms. Dalton by phone 856-845-8243 or to contact her by email send your ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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Religion News
SunHerald.comMarch 3, 2012

VATICAN CITY -- Speaking at the end of a three-day Vatican conference on diagnosing and treating infertility, Pope Benedict XVI reiterated church teaching that children should be conceived only through sex between a husband and a wife.more »

Mortuary Law
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Supervisor of scandal-hit US mortuary resigns: military
AFPMarch 2, 2012

Keel was also the subject of an administrative investigation for suspected retaliation against three civilian employees of the mortuary who had reported the misconduct. One of the whistleblowers, whose status is protected by US law, was dismissed, ...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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5 things to watch in Tampa today
Tampabay.comMarch 15, 2012

An ordinance drafted at the request of council member Yvonne Yolie Capin would make Tampa the first city in the bay area to create a domestic partnership registry for unmarried couples. Tampa's registry would be similar to existing registries in ...more »

Name Changes
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NCAA: Don't bring Fighting Sioux name to playoffs
Austin American-StatesmanMarch 1, 2012

As part of a technology change, commenting will not be available on some articles for a number of months. Read more about the change here. By DALE WETZEL The Associated Press BISMARCK, ND — University of North Dakota teams risk forfeiting any ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Reese Witherspoon uses Chris Brown and Rihanna to educate kids about domestic...
OnTheRedCarpet.comMarch 2, 2012

Reese Witherspoon offered her opinion about Chris Brown and Rihanna's case at Avon's Speak Out About Domestic Violence event on Tuesday, February 28. "Every case is different," Witherspoon told the Washington Post on Tuesday.more »

Paternity Suits
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That's Not a Limiting Principle, Noah Feldman Edition
Cato @ LibertyMarch 28, 2012

Ditto the threat of a paternity suit. If so, then Feldman's “limiting principle” would let Congress mandate that everyone purchase those insurance policies, too. Feldman's limiting principle would even allow Congress to force Americans to purchase ...more »

Foster Care
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New documents released from Powell custody case
Salt Lake TribuneMarch 2, 2012

By brooke adams, nate carlisle and melinda rogers In a form filled out a day after his father's arrest and placement of his sons in foster care — and more than two years after his wife Susan disappeared — Josh Powell said he had no symptoms of ...more »

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
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Why a Valid Prenuptial Agreement Could Save you Millions: San Diego Divorce ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)March 17, 2012

San Diego Divorce lawyer, John Griffith, explains the importance and validity of prenuptial agreements in California. San Diego, California (PRWEB) March 17, 2012 Those with significant assets can all learn a lesson from Kobe Bryant.more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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Why Is HIV Brought Up in Gay Rights Case?
Wall Street Journal (blog)March 5, 2012

In an apparently bizarre turn of events, India's Supreme Court reportedly asked the government to supply data on the country's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population. The justices also want to know what percentage of them has HIV.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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John Major goes in to bat against MCC leadership 6, 2012

The members of the Marylebone Cricket Club are known for their egg and bacon ties, panamas and, perhaps most importantly, their fastidious guardianship of the values of fair play in cricket. By Paul Kelso, Chief Sports Reporter Now the genteel ...more »


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