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Farmers see potential benefits in legalizing industrial hemp
The Garden City TelegramApril 23, 2017

By 1958, America harvested its last significant hemp crop, and the lid on the coffin was closed with the passage of the Controlled Substances Act in the 1970s, which replaced the Marijuana Tax Act and relegated cannabis to the most prohibitive category ...more »

Avon woman wins her parking case in municipal court
Vail Daily NewsApril 23, 2017

AVON — An Avon woman was so furious about her car being booted in her apartment complex's parking lot, she took her case to municipal court and won. Sara Lohrenz lives in Avon's Buffalo Ridge apartment complex, and had borrowed a car from a family ...more »

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St. Charles, IL Lawyer Awarded as "10 Best" Family Law Attorney for ...
PR Web (press release)April 27, 2017

Kane County divorce lawyer Tricia D. Goostree, of Goostree Law Group, P.C., was nominated and accepted by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys for ...more »

Gay & Lesbian Rights
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South Korea's military 'sodomy law' should go
CNNMay 1, 2017

The human rights group and other South Korean advocacy groups that have been working on the case say that military investigators have confiscated mobile phones belonging to up to 50 soldiers suspected of being gay and insisted that they identify other ...more »

Divorce & Separation
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Need firm law to fight triple talaq: AIMWPLB president
citytodayApril 24, 2017

These people are misusing divorce. And personal law has failed in all fronts. And until a law is made till then such incidents will keep on cropping up,” said Amber. Amid the raging debate over triple talaq and the rights of Muslim women, another case ...more »

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Burdette & Rice Announces Mark Caldwell Presentation on Guardianship and Guardianship Disputes Under Texas Law
BenzingaApril 30, 2017

quipped Elliott Burdette, Managing Director of Probate Litigation at Burdette and Rice. "Mark keeps up-to-date with changes and trends in Texas guardianship law, with an eye to guardianship disputes and litigation. Everyone who was in attendance was ...more »

Individual Educational Plans
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Federal role in education has a long history - San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco ChronicleApril 27, 2017

(THE CONVERSATION) President Donald Trump has directed the United States Department of Education to evaluate whether the federal government has ...more »

Domestic Partnerships
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Foreign Arbitration for Chinese Companies: the Domestic Rule
China Law Blog (blog)April 27, 2017

China law firm for arbitration A European company once came to my law firm wanting us to assess an arbitration it wanted to bring in Geneva, Switzerland between its China WFOE (the putative plaintiff) and a Chinese domestic company (the defendant) with ...more »

Mortuary Law
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Sumter ItemMay 3, 2017

Maple Toney Rouse transitioned at 1:25 a.m. on April 29, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey, with her son and daughter-in-law at her side. She leaves to cherish ... Public viewing will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Job's Mortuary. Funeral service will ...more »

Domestic Violence
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Bill introduced to help domestic violence victims - 23 WIFR
WIFRApril 28, 2017

A local lawmaker is trying to remove the roadblocks so victims of domestic violence can get away.more »

Name Changes
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Reformed tattoo artist uses his skills to change breast cancer survivor's life
Akron Beacon JournalApril 30, 2017

Jaclynn Fulkman walked into Righteous Tat2 a couple of months ago hoping to change her life. “I have kind of a weird request,” Jaclynn told Jody Boring, the brawny .... Someone wanted the same skull tattoo as their late father or the name of their ...more »

Foster Care
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With Gov. Scott Approval, Pilot Helping Foster Kids Get Driver's Licenses Now Permanent
WFSUMay 2, 2017

... changes to expand it not just to licensed care, but all out-of-home care, including relative care.” In a statement, Governor Rick Scott says he signed the bill into law because it continues the state's efforts to help foster care kids “thrive and ...more »

State Child Protection
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Chief justice wants harsh action against child abusers
Times of IndiaApril 23, 2017

Talking about the rights of minors and the laws protecting them, the chief justice said it was unfortunate children have to beg on the streets, despite provisions for their protection and care under the Juvenile Justice Act. She also expressed concern ...more »


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