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LS Power Completes Financing for West Deptford Energy Station
PR Newswire (press release)December 1, 2011

LS Power is a power generation and transmission group with a proven track record of successful development activities, operations management and commercial execution. LS Power has been involved in the development, construction, or operations of over ...more »

US Troop out of Suffolk Law
The PhoenixDecember 1, 2011

On Veterans Day, Suffolk Law School gave us a lesson in the glories — and pitfalls — that come with living with a legal and moral tradition of free speech. Unfortunately, US Army Reserves ...more »

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Asset Protection
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PBGC could get biggest pension loss from American Airlines
Business InsuranceDecember 4, 2011

American's pension funding woes, experts say, also were exacerbated by an exemption from tougher funding rules that Congress passed in 2006 as part of the Pension Protection Act. Under that law, employers have to amortize plan liabilities over a ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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As expatriates opt for Sharia, family law is under review
The NationalDecember 10, 2011

In the process, we experience all types of cross-cultural conflicts and pitfalls of jurisdictional disputes. As many as 70 per cent of the cases filed with family law courts have an international element, such as the different nationalities of couples ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Arkansas Law Firm Rainwater, Holt & Sexton Honors Little Rock Hero
PR Web (press release)December 6, 2011

The 'team' aspect of football teaches trust among players and coaches, pursuit of excellence in unison, and caring for others by being a part of something that is bigger than oneself. Rainwater, Holt & Sexton recently honored Richard C. Wilson, ...more »

Revolutionary appointment reflects 'transformation' in Northern society
Irish TimesDecember 3, 2011

It was a frontline apprenticeship for a man then in his 20s dealing with high-profile cases such as republican and loyalist “supergrass” trials, and into his 30s carrying on his father's work, representing the families of the three unarmed IRA members ...more »

Living Trusts
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Engage To Network
Memphis Daily NewsDecember 9, 2011

It is not necessarily who you know, but more importantly, who knows and trusts you! We are living in the “Creative Era,” where the currency of our economy is driven by ideas and creativity. In a world stretched with growing demands and scarce resources ...more »

Estate Administration
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Final protests over Rockville HHS lease denied
Washington Post (blog)December 5, 2011

The General Services Administration, which brokers many federal real estate decisions, had opted to keep the agency in the Parklawn Building, in Rockville. Three development firms — two with sites in Prince George's County and one with a site in ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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BarBe Q survives drive-by shooting
Cincinnati.comDecember 4, 2011

I have her power of attorney. But they weren't buying that. I asked them: "How come a dog could run for the mayor of Rabbit Hash, Ky.?" They said: "That's Kentucky." By the way, I didn't vote for her either. But don't tell BarBe. ...more »

Holiday gift, food drives under way across Rockland
The Journal News | LoHud.comDecember 8, 2011

The Turnkeys Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club will have its third annual Toys for Tots event along with the Marine Forces Reserve and Marine Corps League. The club will gather from 7 to 11 pm Friday at Nanuet Restaurant, 211 S. Main St., Nanuet. ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Loss of fund raises fears of wrongful convictions
Suburban Life PublicationsDecember 10, 2011

Pat Quinn's signature on the abolition bill threw into limbo murder cases in which attorneys previously had access to the Capital Litigation Trust Fund, which will cease to exist at the end of the year. Legislation to create a replacement fund to ...more »


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