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Judge in the dock to defend himself over Franco investigation
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

"When people disappear, it is a permanent crime, which no amnesty law can affect." Outside the court hundreds of supporters of the judge, including British historian Ian Gibson – who has investigated the murder of poet Federico Garcia Lorca by Franco's ...more »

The net closes on cyber-snoopers
The IndependentFebruary 1, 2012

Many internet users find these digital devices, which are used by websites to create personal profiles based on use of the Internet, intrusive. The data is used for Online Behavioural Advertising, allowing companies to direct their display adverts at ...more »

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Appellate Practice
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AMSC Provides Litigation Update
MarketWatch (press release)February 6, 2012

DEVENS, Mass., Feb 6, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- AMSC /quotes/zigman/68191/quotes/nls/amsc AMSC -3.82% , a global solutions provider serving wind and grid leaders, today provided an update regarding its legal actions in China.more »

General Civil Litigation
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US hastens financial crisis probes amid election year
ReutersFebruary 3, 2012

... time to bring charges before statutes of limitations on crisis-era RMBS and CDOs run out -- are spurring the US government to push ahead with RMBS law enforcement and private investors to pursue litigation, according to people close to the probes.more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Cornerstone Community Bank Reports Financial Results For the Fourth Quarter ...
Business Wire (press release)February 2, 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cornerstone Community Bank, (OTCBB: CRSB), announced today its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. “We are pleased with our 2011 performance. We opened our new Redding office in the third ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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Managing Information in Litigation: How to Avoid Spending a Fortune
CIO InsightFebruary 2, 2012

By Adam C. Losey The costs of preserving, searching and reviewing information in litigation can be staggering. What costs a dollar to store on a hard drive can easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to search and review for a lawsuit.more »

Helping Malaysians To Know Their Laws And Rights
BernamaFebruary 1, 2012

By Hazlinda Hamzah PETALING JAYA, Feb 1 (Bernama) -- Do you know the country's laws and whether some of them are undermining your rights as a citizen or human being? Malaysians in general are not well versed in legal matters and often they are not ...more »


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