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Amendment allows secret investigations
XinhuaSeptember 1, 2011

1 (Xinhuanet) --A controversial clause in a draft amendment to China's Criminal Procedure Law has met with mixed reaction from legal experts for allowing the police to conduct secret investigation and detention of suspects of national security crimes. ...more »

2 arrested, $14k in cocaine seized by Ardmore Police
KXII-TVSeptember 1, 2011

Police arrested 30-year-old Jeffery Anderson and 29-year-old Alice Knight , both on counts of trafficking illegal substances, possession of a firearm with a felony, and possession of marijuana. Also found in the house were scales used for weighing the ...more »

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Charitable Trusts
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Poll: Americans feel safe, but Congress shouldn't
The Associated PressSeptember 13, 2011

"It's very healthy because it indicates that although we are annoyed, skeptical and have less trust than we'd like in our institutions, we are not hopeless," said David Eisner, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, which partnered on ...more »

Sons of Anarchy Season 4 Premiere Review: Out – SAMCRO Back with a Blast
BuzzFocus.comSeptember 7, 2011

Potter takes Roosevelt behind closed doors and tells him that he plans to form a RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) case against SAMCRO, the Russians and the Irish Kings (a splinter cell of the IRA). The A US DA also has an inside ...more »

Estate Administration
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The American Lawyer Announces 2011 Lifetime Achiever Awards
MarketWatch (press release)September 6, 2011

NEW YORK, Sep 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ALM's The American Lawyer announced its eighth annual Lifetime Achiever awards honoring outstanding private sector success and devotion to public service by members of the legal profession. ...more »

Living Trusts
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Bullish Engulfing - MSO, MT, MTD, MVV, MWW
Retirement PlanningSeptember 25, 2011

It is a float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index of 400 United States operating companies and real estate investment trusts (REITs). Securities are selected for inclusion in the Index by the S&P US Index Committee through a non-mechanical ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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What it means to have power of attorney
Calgary HeraldSeptember 5, 2011

The father had signed an enduring power of attorney some years earlier that appointed his son Peter as his "attorney." The word attorney in this context describes a person who is given authority to handle another person's financial affairs under a ...more »

Fight HypeSeptember 6, 2011

He gave me some gifts that will last for a lifetime, you know? And he didn't act like he wanted to take the gifts back (laughing), you know what I'm saying? We left on good terms with a handshake and a hug, man. PC: Say what you want about him, ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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New Generation of Canadian Income Trusts Offers Monetization Opportunity for ...
BlakesSeptember 16, 2011

... of a trust's units – is no longer an issue with the new cross-border income trusts, which would allow greater placement/ownership of the units of these trusts in the US (subject to US securities law considerations) and potentially US listings. ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Tutelage regime takes hit in 1st anniversary of referendum
Today's ZamanSeptember 10, 2011

Özal Investigation: The assassination attempt against eighth Turkish President Turgut Özal in 1988 and the allegations about his death in 1993 are now being investigated by the Ankara Prosecutor's Office, which initiated legal action on Sept. 29, 2010. ...more »


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