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Lawmakers predict compromise on KASPER bills
Louisville Courier-JournalMarch 1, 2012

Furthermore, Stumbo's measure authorizes the attorney general to use KASPER to enforce state drug laws and oversee how well licensing boards regulate controlled substances. It also requires doctors to participate in KASPER, which is now voluntary; ...more »

Connecticut Senate approves bill that permits municipal oversight over solid ...
Minuteman News CenterMarch 1, 2012

... secure an expanded permit from the state Department of Environmental and Energy Protection despite numerous concerns of local officials. If Malloy were not to sign the legislation into law it would be much easier for the recycling facility to open.more »

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Brian S. Fraser, Litigation Partner, Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP to Speak at ...
PR.com (press release)March 2, 2012

In financial litigation, Mr. Fraser represents clients in capital markets, derivatives, securities, including asset-backed securities, corporate governance and insurance litigation. Mr. Fraser represents hedge funds, fund managers, ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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Utah Law Firm With Idaho Office Changes Direct-Mail Solicitations About ...
LoanSafeMarch 2, 2012

Law firm reacts: After an investigation and agreement with the attorney general, Corvus, a Utah firm with an office in Post Falls, has modified its direct mail ads to comply with the Idaho Consumer Protection Act. Corvus also is prohibited from using ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Longmont law firm merges with Broomfield firm
Longmont Daily Times-CallMarch 2, 2012

The merger will expand both offices' already strong legal practice areas of business law, real estate and estate planning. The new firm will also offer new legal services, such as family law, tax law, civil and commercial litigation, land use law, ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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BP Macondo settlement: there's still a long way to go, maybe
PlattsMarch 3, 2012

But as other attorneys familiar with the case, as well as outside legal scholars following the litigation, began to examine the settlement Saturday, a few key findings came to the fore. Most importantly, the settlement is only between the company and ...more »

Smith issues writ, slams court
Pittsburgh Post GazetteMarch 1, 2012

They also issued an order that tramples state and federal law." "It can be of no weight to say that the courts, on the pretense of a repugnancy, may substitute their own pleasure to the constitutional intentions of the legislature.more »

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