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College students provide free help filing income tax returns in Springfield
KSPRFebruary 1, 2012

Students at both Drury University and Missouri State University will offer free income tax preparation this winter and spring. Here is the information for both. Students will provide free tax preparation through an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ...more »

Cuts to foreclosure-prevention aid fought
Ithaca JournalFebruary 1, 2012

The agency, which oversees lending in the state, will review New York's laws governing foreclosure, he said. New York has appropriated $26 million in state funds and $21 million in federal stimulus money since the 2008-09 fiscal year for housing ...more »

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Motorola and Lemko Settle Suits Over Theft of Trade Secrets
Corporate CounselFebruary 1, 2012

That's because Motorola, represented by Nixon Peabody and Winston & Strawn, and Lemko, represented by Niro, Haller & Niro, announced in a joint statement on Tuesday that they have settled all of their pending litigation. The two companies had sued each ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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Keith Wetmore, Morrison & Foerster chairman
Law.comFebruary 4, 2012

A rising tide may lift all boats, but not all law firms rose with the swells in 2011's choppy waters. Even with the economy languishing, a few California-centric firms saw large gains in revenues or profits, while at the other end, firms like Orrick, ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Canada's overhaul of copyright law could take on a SOPA flavour
Toronto StarFebruary 5, 2012

They note the restrictive rules do not penalize pirates, but rather Canadian consumers and businesses. Yet behind-the-scenes, the same lobby groups that promoted SOPA in the US have been pushing for drastic changes to the Canadian bill would make it ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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Itronics Named a Medium Entrepreneurial Technology Company of the Year by NCET ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 2, 2012

("safe harbor" statement under the private securities litigation reform act of 1995:This press release contains or may contain forward-looking statements such as statements regarding the Company's growth and profitability)("safe harbor" statement under ...more »

Greenberg and Greenberg Challenge to Ex Post Facto Application of Law Wins ...
U.S. Politics TodayFebruary 1, 2012

They granted Greenberg and Greenberg's petition for a writ of prohibition and their client was once again set free. This case highlights the importance of a strong defense. To contact Daniel Greenberg or Philip Greenberg, please call 951-329-9300 or ...more »

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