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Commentary: Eagles well-positioned to handle loss of Jason Peters
Sacramento BeeApril 1, 2012

When DeMeco Ryans was available, they had the cap space and surplus draft picks to get him. When DeSean Jackson and Evan Mathis reached the end of their contracts, the Eagles had the money to keep them. They had enough flexibility to extend Trent Cole ...more »

Low-paid council workers fail to get pay rise, says union
BBC NewsApril 1, 2012

Public service union Unison said the staff in England, Wales and Northern Ireland had not received the money. Unison said the situation would leave local government employees worse off in real terms than they were 16 years ago.more »

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Asset Protection
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Robert R. Beezer, Conservative Voice on Liberal Court, Dies at 83
New York TimesApril 5, 2012

He was appointed in 1984 by President Ronald Reagan after 28 years in private law practice. The capital punishment opinion came in 1994, when Judge Beezer, writing for the majority in a 6-to-5 decision, said that hanging was an acceptable form of ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Expert: Lawyer needed for ND guardian cases
Dickinson PressApril 18, 2012

Schmidt said guardians should be required to undergo criminal background and credit checks and to carry bond coverage and liability insurance. He believes a more efficient guardianship system would be supervised by North Dakota's courts.more »

Charitable Trusts
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Hubbard investors paid back $9m
New Zealand HeraldApril 2, 2012

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton was appointed to manage the Hubbard Management Fund in June 2010 after the assets of Allan and Jean Hubbard, their investment companies and several charitable trusts were placed into statutory management.more »

Pleas & Sentences
Jamestown Post JournalApril 2, 2012

During the crime or while fleeing the scene, he displayed what appeared to be a pistol, revolver or other firearm. The second incident occurred Oct. 9, 2008, in the town of Allegany, while acting with others when Baribeau attempted to forcibly steal ...more »

Living Trusts
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Wildlife at risk as drought spreads
Wildlife ExtraApril 16, 2012

Helen Perkins, Living Landscape Development Manager for The Wildlife Trusts, said: “As the drought conditions worsen, we are hearing of a new crisis for wildlife each day. Dorset Wildlife Trust has reported that sections of winterbournes, small streams ...more »

Estate Administration
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Fredrikson & Byron rises to No. 2 law firm in North Dakota
In-ForumApril 4, 2012

All of the lawyers who left focused on trust, estate and probate law, with some also doing business planning law. The move came when a lawyer from Fredrikson & Byron contacted Guy in January to discuss the possibility of switching firms.more »

Power Of Attorney
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NOTE AB : Invitation to an Extraordinary General Meeting of NOTE AB (publ) on ...
4-tradersApril 2, 2012

Shareholders represented by proxy shall issue a dated power of attorney for the representative. If such power of attorney is issued by a legal entity, certified copies of the certificate of registration or equivalent authorisation shall be submitted.more »

Harford school board approves ethics policy revisions
Baltimore Sun (blog)April 11, 2012

The policy revisions come in light of a law enacted by the 2010 General Assembly, according to board's lawyer, Patrick Spicer, who presented the revisions. With the law, the state offered two model policies which, on some level, ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Robert Bork Rushes to Google's Defense Over Anti-Trust Claims
PC MagazineApril 7, 2012

Instead, the conservative jurist and proponent of "orginalist" judicial theory opined that "[t]he principal basis for the investigations appears to be that if one does not understand practices in an industry, the practices must violate the law.more »


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