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ACCC sets out its five priorities for 2012
Clayton UtzMarch 1, 2012

ACCC Chairman Rod Simms outlined the regulator's priorities for 2012 last week, and launched its updated Compliance and Enforcement Policy. The changes in Australian Consumer Law , described by Mr Sims as "profound", offer more regulatory options to ...more »

Lesbian Woman Denied Communion at Mother's Funeral
ABC News (blog)March 1, 2012

“This isn't about gay rights and it isn't about Catholic bashing, it is simply about the conduct of a reprehensible priest,” said Johnson. But the head of DignityUSA, a group that focuses on gay and lesbian rights and the Catholic Church, ...more »

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Gay marriage backers find success emphasizing love and family
Los Angeles TimesMarch 4, 2012

"How can we tell these children that their parents' love is seen as unequal under Washington law?" A Washington state lawmaker who voted for the bill recalled her own marriage. "I was married for 23 years to the love of my life and he died six years ...more »

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National Trial Lawyers Association Names Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White ...
Citybizlist (press release)March 13, 2012

Mr. Zissel serves as Court-Appointed Counsel in Adult Guardianship matters in Howard County and has tried many contested guardianship cases throughout the state. Mr. Zissel began his professional career interning for the Chief Judge of the US ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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New law ends most 'lifetime' alimony in Mass.
Boston.comMarch 1, 2012

The new law establishes guidelines for alimony payments and limits the duration of payments, ending the so-called "lifetime alimony" ordered by some judges in divorce cases. One of the biggest changes in the bill would set limits on how long a spouse ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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No-Child Law Faces Wave of Opt-Outs
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

By STEPHANIE BANCHERO Twenty-six more states asked to be excused from key requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act, an exemption that would curb the education law's impact considerably. The states, from Washington to Mississippi to New York, ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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How to tackle infertility
Times of MaltaMarch 7, 2012

The rate of infertile couples is on the rise both in developed and developing countries. It is a cause of great suffering for those involved and their legitimate desire to have a child requires the attention of society. ... modern lifestyle patterns...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Trade talks with US hit trouble
The AustralianMarch 2, 2012

A DIVERSE group of US industry associations has written to President Barack Obama urging his administration to hit back at Australia's refusal to accept investor-state dispute settlement as part of a Pacific region trade partnership currently being ...more »

Mortuary Law
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Sandra Lee Krebs
Daily HeraldMarch 10, 2012

Sandra has five grandchildren: Brittani Hauzen, Izaac Hauzen, Nichoulas Hauzen, Madisen Law, and Alexis Stahl. Sandra leaves behind six siblings: Dennis Ramsey, Stephen Zelenik, Michael Zelenik, Lynn Bellamy, Patricia Plue, and Dolores Burland.more »

Domestic Violence
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Domestic violence survivor to speak at ESU
Topeka Capital JournalMarch 4, 2012

By The Capital-Journal Domestic violence speaker Teri Jendusa-Nicolai will talk at 7 pm March 14 in Webb Hall in the Memorial Union at Emporia State University, according to a news release. Jendusa-Nicolai's ex-husband attempted to murder her in ...more »

Name Changes
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Name change won't do for Eq. Guinea UN prize-document
TrustLawMarch 5, 2012

To accompany the name change, Equatorial Guinea's government said the funds for the prize would come from the state treasury rather than Obiang's own personal foundation. However the legal note concluded that this would mean the prize statutes as they ...more »

Foster Care
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Missouri lawmaker says race shouldn't be a factor in foster care adoptions
KSPRMarch 7, 2012

(AP) - The Missouri Senate has endorsed legislation prohibiting race from being a factor in adoptions of children in the state foster care system. The bill would prohibit the race or ethnicity of the child, the biological parents or the prospective ...more »

Paternity Suits
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On Capitol Hill, Gary Ackerman served with a sharp wit and a stubborn candor
Jewish Telegraphic AgencyMarch 20, 2012

Ackerman first entered the public eye in 1969 when the then-teacher sued the Board of Education for paternity leave -- the first father to do so. He then dabbled in newspapering for a while, and in 1979 ran for the New York state Senate.more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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A gay rights first
City PulseMarch 7, 2012

East Lansing led the nation in local legislation that protected gay employees against discrimination. Forty years later, the city celebrates. by Lawrence Cosentino Two score years ago, after hearing from an angry resident who didn't want to pay the ...more »

State Child Protection
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Bill would expand child sex abuse protections
Port Times RecordMarch 1, 2012

The Senate bill (S3207-2011) establishes that persons 18 years or older may be charged with aggravated sexual abuse in the third through first degrees regarding certain acts committed against a child under 13 years. The penalties range from a two- to ...more »


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