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Court further confirms rights of mortgagees under Maltese law
International Law OfficeFebruary 1, 2012

Through the court-approved private sale, the law seeks to support the mortgagee and other creditors of a defaulting owner by ensuring the best price for the vessel (which is associated with a private sale and not a judicial sale by auction), ...more »

Letter: Strict gun laws make citizens safer
Knoxville News SentinelFebruary 1, 2012

If the writer is interested in facts, then he would have to admit that New York City's strict gun laws have actually kept the city's residents safer than in places with laxer regulations. New York and neighboring New Jersey have among the lowest rates ...more »

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Bad Faith Insurance
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Health law raises faith concerns
Gainesville TimesFebruary 5, 2012

Jamie Barona of St. Michael Catholic Church said the national health care law infringes on conscience and constitutional rights as the Catholic Church does not condone birth control. "Those things are totally opposite to what we believe.more »

Hipaa Compliance
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Did Health Care Reform Hurt The Private Insurance Part Of Medicare? Apparently Not
TPMDCFebruary 1, 2012

The Obama administration announced Wednesday that the Medicare Advantage program, which allows seniors to receive health coverage through a private insurer, is enjoying lower costs and more customers as a result of the health care reform law.more »

Elder Care Abuse
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Senior detective
Portland TribuneFebruary 8, 2012

Matt Smith has spent a decade in law enforcement, but now he's learning the rules in a different sphere as he pushes lawmakers to increase the tools available to investigate and prosecute elder abuse. Forest Grove Police Det.more »

Living Wills
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Call to end appeals for sex offenders
Providence Eyewitness NewsFebruary 3, 2012

“Our community has the right to know who is living around them.” The Adam Walsh Act, also known as the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, is a federal law designed to set uniform requirements for states to track sex offenders and regulate ...more »

Medicare & Medicaid Issues
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The Affordable Care Act saved seniors money and kept them healthy in 2011
Moscow VillagerFebruary 3, 2012

By Anonymous Looking back on data for 2011 compiled by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, seniors in Pennsylvania have many reasons to be thankful for the Affordable Care Act. Furthermore, seniors should be grateful that Republican efforts ...more »


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