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Rural zoning regulations could change
AlbionnewsonlineFebruary 1, 2017

Boone County zoning regulations governing rural lot splits and setback requirements could be changing soon. In the meantime, the County Planning Commission Monday night approved a motion recommending a moratorium on all conditional use permits for ...more »

Defendants dismissed in wrongful death suit in Little Rock ...
Log Cabin DemocratFebruary 1, 2017

LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A judge has dismissed all claims against the city of Little Rock and its former police chief two weeks before a federal jury was scheduled to ...more »

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Building Codes
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Five Questions With Rick Healey on Real Estate Law, Jail Overcrowding
Connecticut Law TribuneFebruary 1, 2017

Among his areas of practice are corporate, finance, real estate, employment and education law; civil and commercial litigation; election law; and bond underwriter representation. Healey joined Hoberman & Pollack, the predecessor of Rome McGuigan, as a ...more »

Industrial Development Issues
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Comprehensive Industrial Cannabis Production Coming to Croatia?
Total Croatia NewsFebruary 2, 2017

SDP is proposing legislative changes which would make it possible to use industrial hemp in its entirety and would authorize pharmaceutical companies, such as the Institute of Immunology, to cultivate medical cannabis. “The legal cultivation of medical ...more »

Commercial Real Estate
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Fed puts more emphasis on commercial real estate in 2017 stress test
ReutersFebruary 3, 2017

The scenarios outlined in the test came on the same day President Donald Trump is expected to issue an executive order to review banking law introduced in the wake of the 2008 crisis that required the stress test and other tough financial regulations.more »

Mortgage rates move lower for Monday
Bankrate.comFebruary 13, 2017

Several benchmark mortgage rates dropped today. The average rates on 30-year fixed and 15-year fixed mortgages both tapered off. Meanwhile, the average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages also fell. Mortgage rates are constantly changing, but ...more »

Reits And Limited Partnerships
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Sheriff ends controversial ICE partnership
Police NewsFebruary 22, 2017

The ICE program, authorized by a 1996 immigration law, has seen limited use nationwide, but was employed by former Sheriff Adrian Garcia and continued by Sheriff Ron Hickman. The ICE website on Tuesday listed 38 partnerships with local or county ...more »

Construction Litigation
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Neil Gorsuch's Law Firm Years
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessFebruary 2, 2017

Using those “I don't knows” as evidence, Gorsuch later won a ruling in Virginia state court barring the company from presenting most of its arguments in the civil case, which was a dispute over a hotel deal in which Gorsuch represented Sir Bernard ...more »

Residential Real Estate
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Anna Fernandez Joins Hershoff, Lupino & Yagel, LLP
Miami's Community NewspapersFebruary 6, 2017

She graduated with honors from Florida International University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She received her Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law in 2011. ... The areas of practice include but are not ...more »

Eminent Domain
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Working around eminent domain
Rental Management MagazineFebruary 3, 2017

Instead, after an eminent domain claim took a good portion of his property along Aurora Ave. ... The father and son team work together at the Shoreline location, which was founded by Larry's father-in-law, Richard “Dick” Johnston, in February of 1962 ...more »

Restrictive Covenant Injunctions
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Sheppard Mullin Elects Fifteen Attorneys to Partnership
Yahoo FinanceFebruary 15, 2017

She regularly counsels management in all aspects of employment law, including employee hiring and discipline procedures, restrictive covenants, worker classification issues, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, and employee severance and ...more »

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Good Samaritan pays fines that triggered arrest warrant for woman in Alton
STLtoday.comFebruary 13, 2017

When her daughter was expecting a baby in 2010, Nelson abandoned the house because she couldn't make repairs needed to make it safe for her new granddaughter. Madison County demolished the house in 2012, bought the property out of foreclosure in ...more »

Title Litigation
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EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Kitov Pharmaceutical ...
Business Wire (press release)February 8, 2017

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Kitov Pharmaceutical Holdings Ltd. securities (NASDAQ: KTOV) pursuant and/or traceable to Kitov's ...more »

Hotel Reit Practice
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Sabra Healthcare REIT Inc. - Receive News & Ratings Daily
BBNSFebruary 13, 2017

Sabra Healthcare REIT logo Shares of Sabra Healthcare REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBRA) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the fourteen analysts that are presently covering the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a ...more »

Zoning Regulations, Land Use
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Hanover Mulls Residence Rules for Dartmouth Greek Houses
Valley NewsFebruary 2, 2017

The measure, which has not yet been placed on the Town Meeting warrant, could serve to revoke zoning status from Greek-letter organizations at Dartmouth that lose college recognition. As it stands, the zoning ordinance requires that student residences ...more »


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