Real Estate Law News. Crime Stories, Law on News and Legal Publications in November, 2011

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Colts hope to regain their confidence in three-game homestand
WSBT-TVNovember 1, 2011

Those are, and have been, the watch words for a highly successful Colts franchise over the years. Now, the same franchise is struggling along with an 0-8 record at the midway point of the season. The Colts are one of two NFL franchises still without a ...more »

The Art of Flight giveaway
ESPNNovember 1, 2011

To do so, send an email to with your address change. 12. System Malfunctions. Additional entries beyond the specified limit from any one person, household or email address will be void. The name of the "authorized account holder" ...more »

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Building Codes
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Real estate lawyer Michael Eddings closes firm amid audit
Columbus Ledger-EnquirerNovember 2, 2011

“Audits for real estate law practices are very common and routine,” he added, saying he'd discuss the matter after the audit is complete. Carrie Navarifar, a First American spokeswoman, said the company does not comment on “internal matters. ...more »

Industrial Development Issues
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Bourque Industries Makes Body Armor History with Exceptional NIJ Testing Results
MarketWatch (press release)November 2, 2011

The Level III stand-alone system is available for purchase immediately for all other military and law enforcement customers. Bourque Industries, Inc. is a publicly-traded company /quotes/zigman/3911919 BORK +1.80% based in Tucson, Ariz. ...more »

Commercial Real Estate
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Goodwin Procter's Neighborhood Business Initiative Celebrates 10 Years of Pro ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 10, 2011

Goodwin Procter is one of the nation's leading law firms, with offices in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, DC The firm provides corporate law and litigation services, ...more »

State AGs target mortgage mess
PoliticoNovember 7, 2011

It is now clear, however, that many in the mortgage finance industry ignored the rules over the past decade. This led to a breakdown in our housing market and in the market for mortgage-backed securities. Continue Reading Text Size - + reset POLITICO ...more »

Reits And Limited Partnerships
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Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.P. Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 1, 2011

A telephone replay will be available through November 23 by dialing (888) 203-1112 confirmation code: 1604214. Pioneer Southwest is a Delaware limited partnership, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with current production and drilling operations in the ...more »

Construction Contracts & Disputes, Boundaries
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Colluding builders fined $1.3 million
Brisbane TimesNovember 2, 2011

Three Queensland-based building firms have been fined a combined $1.3 million for undermining competition by discussing contract prices before tendering on government construction projects. The nation's competition watchdog took action against Woollam ...more »

Residential Real Estate
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It's a family affair, as in-laws take reins in East Bay
Jweekly.comNovember 3, 2011

They share a commitment to serving Jewish philanthropic causes, both their families are in the real estate business, they worship at Temple Sinai in Oakland, and they live in the East Bay. ...more »

Construction Litigation
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Women can hold own in male industries
Herald SunNovember 9, 2011

In some cases, she said, women perform better in traditionally male-dominated industries like construction, forestry, mining and energy, than men. "Representing workers in the mining industry, we find that employers tend to prefer women when it comes ...more »

Restrictive Covenant Injunctions
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In defence of our human rights defenders
Ottawa CitizenNovember 1, 2011

Restrictive real estate covenants were used by landowners in Ontario to prohibit Jews, racial minorities and others of "questionable" nationality from doing so. In the late 1940s, despite widespread belief that Canada, and especially Ontario, ...more »

Eminent Domain
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Battle Red Radio: Eminent Domain (9 P.M. CT)
Battle Red Blog (blog)November 2, 2011

by riversmccown on Nov 1, 2011 7:03 PM CDT in Battle Red Radio Did you know that the Houston Texans are 3-0 in their division? It took just seven games to match the number of division wins they had last season. Oh, and a really crappy division. ...more »

Title Litigation
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Salt Lake City's Parr Brown law firm gets top rank
Salt Lake TribuneNovember 3, 2011

Parr Brown was tops in commercial litigation, communications law, construction law, three areas of corporate law, environmental law, labor-union law, construction litigation, eminent domain litigation, media and first amendment law, ...more »

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Breaking Down the GTA V Trailer
Patch.comNovember 8, 2011

While they may be simply showing economic decay to reflect reality, my gut's telling me it will be a major story-driver, with possibly even a foreclosure or lost job being the inciting incident that leads us (back?) to a life of crime. ...more »

Zoning Regulations, Land Use
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Packard & E. Stadium
The Ann Arbor ChronicleNovember 5, 2011

Wendy Carman serves on a city committee that has been reviewing zoning regulations for the R4C districts. David Gregorka is vice president of operations at HealthMedia Inc. Sabra Briere is one of a maximum of two city councilmembers who can serve on ...more »


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