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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 »

Normal trade with India ''tied'' to level-playing field
Business Recorder (blog)March 1, 2012

The Commerce Ministry has been allowed in principle to make appropriate changes in the defence trade laws in consultation with the stakeholders to allay apprehensions of the industrial sector for using these laws more effectively against any unfair ...more »

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Tonya Page and John Page Selected for Inclusion in Missouri Super Lawyers as ...
PR Web (press release)March 2, 2012

For Tonya Page, being selected for inclusion as a “Rising Star” for Super Lawyers magazine means being recognized for her outstanding work as a family law attorney in Missouri. As a member of both Missouri Bar's Family Law Section and the Bar ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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Chad Griffin Named President of HRC
Advocate.comMarch 2, 2012

8 in May of 2009, based on the argument that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry. The groups have since reconciled, while organizations such as Lambda Legal and Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders continue their own targeted ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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KCTV 5Divorce lawyers: Pet custody cases increasing
KCTV Kansas CityMarch 1, 2012

"There is no law that recognizes visitation with an animal," Raso said, so couples have to work it out themselves. Reaching a pet custody agreement without a lot of help from attorneys and judges will save money, Raso said. Divorces can cost $1000 and ...more »

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Guardian Crimes get 'Cover' from Government Agencies
Salem-News.ComMarch 2, 2012

Guardianships (also called conservatorships in some states) are generally initiated through court proceedings when there are allegations that a person is lacking capacity and unable to care for his own affairs. Upon the appointment of a guardian, ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Littleton Public School attorney talks special education funding
Wicked LocalMarch 4, 2012

By Jim Barisano Attorney Andrea Bell, the Littleton School District's legal counsel, recently spoke at the Littleton Rotary Club's weekly meeting about special education funding issues faced by the Littleton Public School System and school districts ...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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NU domestic partner plan up in air
Omaha World-HeraldMarch 2, 2012

By Leslie Reed LINCOLN — Four months after it was unveiled by University of Nebraska President JB Milliken, a proposal to offer domestic partner insurance coverage to NU employees has yet to return to the Board of Regents agenda.more »

Mortuary Law
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Wikileaks: Bin Laden body was flown To US military mortuary
Press TVMarch 7, 2012

A US official later announced that bin Laden's body was abruptly buried at sea, falsely boasting that his hasty burial was in accordance with the Islamic law, requiring burial within 24 hours of death. However, burial at sea is not an Islamic practice ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Marriage amendment debate focuses on domestic violence
News & ObserverMarch 4, 2012

Two and a half years after the amendment was enacted, the Ohio Supreme Court, in a 6-1 decision, ruled that the state's domestic violence law was constitutional because it did not create a special class of people in a quasi-marital relationship.more »

Name Changes
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Notification of Major interest in Shares
StockhouseMarch 2, 2012

An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments An event changing the breakdown of voting rights Other (please specify): 3. Full name of person(s) subject to the Legal & General Group ...more »

Foster Care
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Rare look at children's court finds tension runs high
San Gabriel Valley TribuneMarch 4, 2012

By Ben Baeder, Staff Writer Families queue up to enter Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court in Monterey Park March 1, 2012. (SGVN/Staff photo by Leo Jarzomb) MONTEREY PARK - The first case of the day was an easy one. A 15-year-old girl had run away to ...more »

State Child Protection
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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 »


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