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Haley wants Occupy Columbia suit sent to fed court
Myrtle Beach Sun NewsDecember 1, 2011

In court papers filed Wednesday, attorneys representing the governor and other top state officials say the issues around the arrests of protesters involve constitutional rights to free speech, assembly and unreasonable search and seizure and should be ...more »

Food poisoning cases haven't cut appetite for 'yakiniku' raw meat cuts
The Japan TimesDecember 1, 2011

Even the risk of fatal food poisoning isn't enough to stop some diehard customers of "yakiniku" grills from ordering raw meat dishes. Handle with care: An employee at a "yakiniku" grillroom shows a plate of "yukke" shredded uncooked beef ...more »

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Appellate Practice
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Fitch: Stiffer Penalties, Litigation Risk Could Pressure Banks
MarketWatch (press release)December 2, 2011

Federal NY judge Jed S. Rakoff Monday threw out a $285 million penalty against Citigroup proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) saying he could not quantify the settlement amount without additional information concerning the ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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Parker McDonald Law Firm Reports On Status Conference For Hip Implant ...
PR Web (press release)December 1, 2011

Since the initial recall of the DePuy ASR in August 2010, Parker McDonald has provided substantial resources for people seeking litigation for hip implant related injuries, including DePuy's Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implant. ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Wausau Paper Enters Agreement to Sell Premium Print & Color Brands
MarketWatch (press release)December 7, 2011

The Company is headquartered in Mosinee, Wisconsin, and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol WPP. To learn more about Wausau Paper visit: . Safe Harbor under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The matters ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Its Investigation of Possible Violations of ...
MarketWatch (press release)December 2, 2011

... that it has launched an investigation on behalf of the shareholders of Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. ("PACB" or the "Company") /quotes/zigman/625324/quotes/nls/pacb PACB -2.15% for possible violations of the Federal securities laws. ...more »

Leagle.comDecember 2, 2011

Petitioner-Appellant Jason Cornell appeals from an order entered by the United States District Court for the Western District of New York (Michael A. Telesca, Judge) denying and dismissing his petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 USC ...more »


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