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US life expectancy is higher without GOP health bill - | Continuous News | Bozeman, Montana
KBZK Bozeman NewsMarch 26, 2017

... Secretary Tom Price and his team at the Department of Health and Human Services, may still proceed: "going through every page of regulations and guidance related to the Affordable Care Act to determine whether or not they work for patients," with ...more »

Pizza franchise slapped with civil penalty for demanding to see green cards
Sacramento BeeMarch 26, 2017

The Justice Department has agreed to a settlement with a Miami-based pizza restaurant franchise as a way of resolving an investigation over allegations that the company violated immigration law by demanding that foreign-born legal resident workers ...more »

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160000 victims of domestic violence withdrew support for prosecutions in 2016
Family Law WeekApril 10, 2017

At least 160,015 victims of domestic violence in England withdrew their support for charges against the alleged perpetrators in 2016. This represents an increase of nearly 40 per cent compared with figures for the previous year. The withdrawal of ...more »

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Phillip Schofield horrified as Prince's ex-wife Mayte Garcia reveals her parents signed over her legal guardianship ...
The SunApril 5, 2017

PHILLIP Schofield couldn't hide his horror after Prince's ex-wife Mayte Garcia admitted her father signed over her legal guardianship to the icon when she was just 16. Phil, who is dad to two daughters Molly and Ruby, grilled Mayte on her father's ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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Conspiracy to divorce - finding fault then and now
Lexology (registration)April 19, 2017

Family lawyers currently aim to minimise the animosity caused by English fault-based divorce law by agreeing the wording of “unreasonable behaviour” petitions with the other party before they are filed at court. We want to reduce conflict and give our ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Supreme Court unanimous in providing more educational opportunities for students with disabilities
Edmond SunMarch 26, 2017

In 1975, Congress passed a federal law requiring school districts to provide a “free appropriate public education” for children with disabilities, which includes individualized education plan (IEP) for students to be included in public schools. The law ...more »

Infertility Law & Surrogate Parenting
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ANN COULTER: A health care plan so simple, even a Republican can understand
St. Augustine RecordApril 3, 2017

It's always impossible to repeal laws that require Ann to pay for greedy people, because the greedy run out on the streets wailing that the Republicans are murdering them. Obamacare is uniquely awful because the free stuff isn't paid for through income ...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Creating Non-Taxed “Previously Taxed Income”: The Ultimate Pre-Immigration Strategy
The National Law ReviewApril 5, 2017

More precisely, in Notice 2009-7, the IRS identified a transaction of interest labeled the “Subpart F income partnership blocker.” In this transaction, a U.S. taxpayer wholly owns CFC1 and CFC2. The two CFCs are partners in a domestic partnership, USP.more »

Mortuary Law
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Unclaimed bodies: Nearly 40 people per year in Mohave County go unretrieved after death
KdminerApril 5, 2017

Kingman and Bullhead City senior Patriot Guard ride captain Loren Larson (center) and Sutton Funeral Home Funeral Director Jamie Sutton-Zorn discuss the logistics of the trip to bring the cremains of 15 unclaimed military veterans to the Prescott ...more »

Domestic Violence
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More than 100 Pennsylvanians killed in domestic violence incidents ...
PennLive.comMarch 27, 2017

The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports that 102 men, women and children were killed during domestic violence incidents in the state in ...more »

Name Changes
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BrewDog under fire after forcing independent pub to change its name 27, 2017

Joshua and Sallie McFadyen, owners of the Lone Wolf, now called the Wolf, Constitution Hill, in Snow Hill, said they were told to change their pub's name or face a legal battle because it shared the name of BrewDog's spirits brand, Lone Wolf.more »

Foster Care
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For CPS, more privatization means more contracts while we already struggle with current ones
Dallas NewsMarch 27, 2017

The state's effort to privatize foster care has hit another bump. The Health and Human Services Commission recently halted the bid process for a substantial foster care contract because an employee may have violated ethics rules or state law. The bid ...more »

State Child Protection
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Alexandria Echo PressApril 5, 2017

Child protection issue, received report from Douglas County Social Services. Juvenile trouble, spoke to person one's mother in the lobby about person one's citation that was issued, she wanted a drug test done, advised her that law enforcement does not ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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Gay Twins Strive for Equality in Big Law
The American LawyerApril 11, 2017

The 44-year-old lawyers are both openly gay, and they are adamant about improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Both have worked for LGBT rights in the legal profession and in their communities, and the challenges ...more »


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