Living Wills. Legal news and articles for September 30 - 30, 2011

Washington Docs Sue State over ED Visit LimitsIndiana seeks to revoke living center's licenseBen Shurett: New law may not bring hoped for resultsCalif. Dems seek options after embezzlement schemeItalian President Calls For New Electoral Law, Roils SeparatistsCarmelo Anthony Appearing On Law & Order: SVU And Nurse Jackie (VIDEO)Ron Paul on Awlaki Killing: 'Sad' PrecedentLive Updates: the Friday of Reclaiming the revolution as it unfoldsHong Kong Maids Win Challenge to Ban on Permanent ResidencyNo right to die without a “Living will”Alabama Police Officers Cautious With New Immigration LawCalif. Dems seek options after embezzlement schemeTelefónica Project Nurtures Start-Up EcosystemSupreme Court term could influence 2012 electionNew sentencing laws bring challenges to counties

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Ariz. law permits $25 fee for prison visits
CBS NewsSeptember 7, 2011

... 2011 6:11 PM EDT I agree that a one time $25 fee to visit, isn't so outrageous as to prevent visiting. by DenverBroncofan September 7, 2011 5:50 PM EDT So how will Catwoman be able visit her children? Especially living on a welfare income.more »

Legal aid campaign backed by parents of brain-damaged girl
Yorkshire PostSeptember 12, 2011

Any cuts to legal aid will affect those who are most in need of help from accessing the law and will deprive the most vulnerable. I'd urge the Government to think again about plans to cut this vital funding.” . Their solicitor Rachelle Mahapatra said: ...more »

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Washington Docs Sue State over ED Visit Limits
MedPage TodaySeptember 30, 2011

Emergency physicians in Washington are suing that state's health department over a new law that limits the number of "nonemergency" emergency department visits that Medicaid will cover. ...more »

Indiana seeks to revoke living center's license
Houston ChronicleSeptember 30, 2011

If the state and company don't reach a settlement, they will present their arguments during a licensing hearing before the administrative law judge. The state notified Assisted Living Concepts in June that it was seeking to revoke the license of the ...more »

Ben Shurett: New law may not bring hoped for results
Sand Mountain ReporterSeptember 30, 2011

Truth be told, we are all just guessing at what the effects of the new immigration law will be. Those on either extreme side of the issue might agree that illegal immigration is a problem. There are costs to having a large number of people living in ...more »

Calif. Dems seek options after embezzlement scheme
San Francisco ChronicleSeptember 30, 2011

Democratic candidates will go before California's political watchdog agency Friday seeking a reprieve from some of the state's campaign finance laws as they struggle to restore hundreds of thousands of dollars that may have been ...more »

Italian President Calls For New Electoral Law, Roils Separatists
Wall Street JournalSeptember 30, 2011

Earlier Friday, Italy's business leaders blasted government inertia and organizers of a referendum aimed at abrogating the current electoral law announced they had a million signatures, which if confirmed will be enough to hold a vote on the subject. ...more »

Carmelo Anthony Appearing On Law & Order: SVU And Nurse Jackie (VIDEO)
Huffington PostSeptember 30, 2011

... it seems they will, at the very least, still be able to see some of their favorite hardwood heroes over the coming weeks and months. Whether it is playing at a local park or college in a summer league game or even appearing in your living room, ...more »

Ron Paul on Awlaki Killing: 'Sad' Precedent
ABC News (blog)September 30, 2011

The US will follow the rule of law – or it will follow the the whims of whoever is in power at the moment. If it does, then you have a government based on the cult of personality. That's okay – until that personality finds YOU offensive. ...more »

Live Updates: the Friday of Reclaiming the revolution as it unfolds
Ahram OnlineSeptember 30, 2011

14:35 With today's protest held against a backdrop of wide scale industrial action, the Egyptian Left and labour movements are making their presnce felt on Tahrir Square and in the marches leading into it from various areas of the capital. ...more »

Hong Kong Maids Win Challenge to Ban on Permanent Residency
San Francisco ChronicleSeptember 30, 2011

Still, applications have to be approved by the immigration department and the maids will need to show they treat Hong Kong as their only permanent place of abode, said Eric Cheung, assistant professor in law at the University of Hong Kong. ...more »

No right to die without a “Living will”
UK Human Rights Blog (blog)September 30, 2011

The message underlying this ruling is clear: if you want to avoid the risk of spending years of your life subject to aggressive medical intervention whilst imprisoned in a cage of bare-consciousness, make a living will. The Mental Capacity Act is ...more »

Alabama Police Officers Cautious With New Immigration Law
Fox NewsSeptember 30, 2011

In Birmingham's Jefferson County, which is trying to avoid filing the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history, Chief Deputy Randy Christian said deputies can't begin arresting suspected illegal immigrants until they get training, which the county ...more »

Calif. Dems seek options after embezzlement scheme
CBS NewsSeptember 30, 2011

Federal candidates are subject to different campaign finance laws than candidates for state office. They even could face sanctions from the Federal Election Commission, whose regulations require someone other than the person who signs the campaign ...more »

Telefónica Project Nurtures Start-Up Ecosystem
Wall Street Journal (blog)September 30, 2011

Gary Stewart, a graduate of Yale Law school who gave up law to become an entrepreneur in Madrid, was chosen to run Telefónica's Wayra program, an eight-nation program across Spain and Latin America to help build tech ecosystems. ...more »

Supreme Court term could influence 2012 election
USA TodaySeptember 30, 2011

By Charlie Leight, The Arizona Republic Marchers from the Los Angeles area join a protest against the Arizona immigration law in July 2010 at the Capitol in Phoenix. By Charlie Leight, The Arizona Republic Marchers from the Los Angeles area join a ...more »

New sentencing laws bring challenges to counties
Wilmington News Journal, OHSeptember 30, 2011

The law also allows youths convicted as adults of certain crimes be returned to juvenile court for sentencing. It eases the early release process for juveniles confined to state facilities. Most directly, HB-86 creates a complex process to determine if ...more »

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