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A Debate Over Who Regulates Gas 'Fracking' in Pa.
NPRDecember 1, 2011

A new Pennsylvania law could curb municipalities' ability to zone and regulate hydraulic fracturing — or "fracking." And that raises questions about how much say a local government should have over what goes on within its borders. ...more »

Md. lawmakers oppose continued federal pay freeze
Baltimore Sun (blog)December 1, 2011

Several public employee unions who have members in Maryland agreed. “We made our sacrifice,” Jacqueline Simon, policy director for the American Federation of Government Employees, said in an interview, referring to the current pay freeze. ...more »

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State Officials React to NLRB Election Proposal
State JournalDecember 2, 2011

30 to advance a portion of an election proposal that aims to streamline the board's election process and eliminate unnecessary litigation. However, some organizations disagree on claimed benefits of the proposal. The six proposed amendments, ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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US Air Force faces litigation for 'illegal termination' of 157 officers
Daily CallerDecember 2, 2011

(AP Photo/Michael C. York) The Chapman University of Military Law and the AMVETS Legal Clinic have notified the US Air Force of their intent to sue over what they say was an illegal termination of 157 Air Force majors. On November 30 the officers, ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Detrex Corporation Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Harvel Plastics ...
PR Newswire (press release)December 1, 2011

Statements included in this press release that are not historical in nature are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "1995 Act"). The words "believe," "expect," "anticipate," ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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Legal Events Calendar: December 2, 2011
Brooklyn Daily EagleDecember 2, 2011

"Securities Litigation & Enforcement: Current Developments & Strategies." A daylong course in law related to the securities industry. Speakers include: US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District Business & Securities Fraud Section Chief James ...more »

Ancient law invoked in long-running bankruptcy battle
Hamilton Advertiser newsDecember 2, 2011

IT'S a court battle that involves a foreign national living in a Victorian mansion, a Lanarkshire accountant, an ancient law and a decade-long bankruptcy fight started by a dispute over a £230 bill. There was a twist in one of the most unusual cases in ...more »

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