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Federal judge dismisses part of fraud case against Citi
Thomson Reuters News & InsightOctober 1, 2011

For plaintiffs: Stuart Grant and Megan McIntyre of Grant & Eisenhoffer. For Citi defendants: Brad Karp, Richard Rosen, Susanna Buergel and Karen King for Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. (Reporting by Nick Zieminski) REUTERS / Lucas Jackson.more »

Listeria outbreak: Victims file lawsuits, but will they receive damages?
Christian Science MonitorOctober 1, 2011

It wasn't long after officials linked a listeria outbreak with cantaloupe from a Colorado farm that wrongful-death and personal-injury lawsuits began to be filed. The outbreak, which is the deadliest food crisis in more than a decade, has killed at ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Senate Banking, Housing And Urban Affairs Subcommittee On Financial ...
Insurance News Net (press release)October 5, 2011

The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public, and stimulate civic life. Based on research and critical ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Media most significant power of nation: Gilani
Pakistan ObserverOctober 16, 2011

The Prime Minister said, “Our government has shown exceptional respect for media freedom, in plurality of views.” He said the government will ensure that citizens 'Right to Know' law is preserved at all costs so that the people could get real ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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MAKING MONEY MATTER: Charitable intent and the charitable deduction
Daily CameraOctober 2, 2011

Trust yourself; tap into your charitable intent. We are all in this together. Enid Ablowitz, CFRE, CPGS, has been a nonprofit leader and donor advocate for more than 20 years. She serves as the associate director for the University of Colorado's ...more »

This American Life Ira Glass Man-Fatuation Post: Adventure (blog)October 12, 2011

An American man living happily in China, accidentally head buts a guy during a soccer game and is put in jail for the crime. I was immediately reminded of the movie Enter the Void wherein an American kid in a far away country becomes the target of the ...more »

Living Trusts
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Solano County Estate Planning Attorney at The Law Offices of Norbert U. Frost ...
Insurance News Net (press release)October 6, 2011

For families with significant assets, a trust can be drafted to take advantage of the tax laws to minimize estates taxes. If the value of the estate is higher than the estate tax threshold, the client should consider setting up a trust with provisions ...more »

Estate Administration
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Legal Events Calendar: October 24, 2011
Brooklyn Daily EagleOctober 24, 2011

Subjects include: civil evidence, municipal liability, disclosure, no fault/serious injury, ethics, premises liability, labor law, product liability and medical malpractice. Speakers include Michael Ross, John Bonina and others. ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Russian Patriarch honors Firtash, Boyko while launching new monastery in Ukraine
Kyiv PostOctober 2, 2011

According to sources and documents, the authenticity of which Boyko has neither confirmed nor denied, he held power-of-attorney over Firtash's assets and represented him in a divorce process with a former wife. Tymoshenko, as prime minister and now in ...more »

Call for DOJ to Investigate Clarence Thomas
The People's VoiceOctober 1, 2011

... other gifts and income. A coalition of both black and white Democrats told the Judicial Conference of the United States that it is required by law to seek a Justice Department investigation of the new allegations against Thomas and his wife, ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Trusts lawyer lists 3BD condo in Gold Coast
BlockshopperOctober 5, 2011

Welch is a partner at the law firm Sidley Austin LLP, where he focuses his practice on trusts, estates and not-for-profit organizations. He earned his BA from Knox College and his JD from Harvard Law School. According to, ...more »


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