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Alumni take law into own hands over jobs 'hype'
Times Higher EducationMarch 1, 2012

So unhappy, in fact, that 15 law schools are currently facing lawsuits for fraud, unfair competition and false advertising. Among those being sued are Albany Law School, DePaul University College of Law and New York Law School. "The numbers reported by ...more »

Competition Act threshold is increased
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

Under the Competition Act - Canada's antitrust law - there is a two-part test for determining whether a pre-merger notification is necessary. The test is based on the size of the parties and the size of the transaction. Under the size of the parties ...more »

Family Law News and Stories

Separated couple awaits immigration law change
Boston.comMarch 6, 2012

The federal law that prohibits many illegal immigrants from living in the United States with their citizen spouses has been criticized by President Barack Obama, who recently ordered the State Department to allow some families to stay together.more »

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Iraq places Warka Bank under guardianship
eDinar FinancialMarch 5, 2012

'When the bank loses its capital, fails in its financial operation and faces an unsolved problem, the central bank according to its law, intervenes as a guardian and appoints a new temporary administration to run this bank.more »

Divorce & Separation
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Alimony Reform Moving Forward in Florida (Sponsored Content)
MyFox AtlantaMarch 1, 2012

TV Statistics show that nearly half of the marriages in the United States end in divorce. Many of those divorces result in one ex-spouse paying alimony, or spousal support, to the other. Alimony laws have been fairly consistent in the US for decades, ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Masimirembwa Sues Law Society
AllAfrica.comMarch 1, 2012

"The Zimbabwe Institute of Legal Studies is a registered institution in terms of the Manpower Planning and Development Act chapter 28:02. It is not answerable to the Law Society of Zimbabwe but to the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education," he said ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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Doonesbury Cartoons Cause Controversy, But for Wrong Reasons
Religion DispatchesMarch 12, 2012

Its 2003 "right to know" law, never challenged in court, requires doctors to "inform" women seeking abortions of a supposed link between abortion and a higher risk of breast cancer and future infertility, in addition to: "serious psychological ...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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City may insure domestic partners
Middletown JournalMarch 11, 2012

By Michael D. Pitman, Staff Writer Updated 12:47 AM Sunday, March 11, 2012 MIDDLETOWN — A request by a Middletown councilman for the city to analyze the cost to provide health care benefits to employees in opposite- and same-sex domestic partnerships...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 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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Urgent action on domestic violence needed, BC watchdog report on child murders ...
Globe and MailMarch 1, 2012

The murder of the three children by their father in April, 2008, triggered promises from the BC government to improve the services to protect families from domestic violence. Yet the province has failed to make any real change to prevent further ...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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Krishna hopeful of return of Indian children under foster care in Norway
Newstrack IndiaMarch 1, 2012

According to certain media reports, the child welfare officials in Norway have decided that they will recommend in court that the children of Sagarika and Anurup Bhattacharya, who have been in foster care since May last year, now be placed in the ...more »

Paternity Suits
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Justin Bieber's Birthday--18 Reasons to Become a True Belieber
Gather Celebs News ChannelMarch 1, 2012

He quietly survived the Mariah Yeater paternity suit scandal. He met and married 6-year-old cancer patient Avalanna Routh. He played a villain who goes down in a hail of bullets on CSI. (Yikes!) And in real life, he actually drives a Cadillac ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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HRC Announces Endorsement of Elizabeth Warren for US Senate
Rainbow TimesMarch 1, 2012

Washington – Today the Human Rights Campaign – the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization – announced the endorsement of Elizabeth Warren running for the US Senate in Massachusetts.more »

State Child Protection
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Gov. will address child protection workers, agency criticized for spat of ...
Chicago TribuneMarch 2, 2012

Mitch Daniels is addressing Indiana's child protection workers following a week of attacks from critics in the state Legislature. Daniels plans to talk to hundreds of state case workers Friday morning. His speech comes just hours after lawmakers ...more »


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