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Steven Pearlstein: Eat your broccoli, Justice Scalia
Washington PostApril 1, 2012

Yet despite the fact that “Obamacare” did all of those things and more, there was not a single brief in support of the law from an organization representing big business. Small businesses have spent the past two decades complaining that the reason they ...more »

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 1/4
VietNamNet BridgeApril 1, 2012

The possible bankruptcy of construction company Hanic (SHN) has revealed possible misuses of company funds by staff and drawn attention to the inadequacy of many companies' internal control systems. According to the deputy director of the Ministry of ...more »

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Asset Protection
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LEID Products to Showcase iLibrary System at KPLA Conference
PR Web (press release)April 9, 2012

LEID Products, LLC., the leader in electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, today announced they will be attending the Kentucky Public Library Association Conference April 11-13 in Bowling Green, KY.more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Political tidbits
Arizona RepublicApril 6, 2012

Summary: Allows an incapacitated person to retain the right to vote if he or she is under limited guardianship, files a petition and has a hearing, and a judge determines by clear and convincing evidence that the person has sufficient understanding.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 »

A Bloggy Puttanesca
The League of Ordinary Gentlemen (blog)April 1, 2012

The police did no real investigation of a kid being shot, citing Florida's Stand Your Ground Law – which itself was passed more as a political tool than an attempt at crime prevention. In the Martin case, either the police were incompetent and/or ...more »

Living Trusts
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How one woman's cancer journey reveals the spirit of Easter
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.comApril 8, 2012

And if you trust in God as she does, well, there's really no problem in the long run. Tolbert epitomizes “courage and grace,” and offers a living metaphor for the suffering and Resurrection of Christ, says her pastor, the Rev. Howard Earle.more »

Estate Administration
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McEowen details top ag law stories of 2011
Agri NewsApril 2, 2012

The courts more clearly define the limits of the antitrust exemption for cooperatives. In 2011, two federal courts addressed the scope of the antitrust exemption for agricultural cooperatives. Early antitrust legislation contained a general exemption ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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New court documents detail Susan Powell disappearance
KIMA CBS 29April 1, 2012

After his wife's disappearance, Josh Powell invoked power of attorney and emptied Susan Cox Powell's IRA accounts. West Valley City police on Friday refused to expand on any details revealed in the search warrant because the investigation is still ...more »

Carole Middleton and the skiing trip freebie fur hat meant for Kate's engagement
Daily MailApril 8, 2012

Should she feel so inclined, the royal in-law could also buy a matching helmet tail, scarf, cuff, snood or even faux fur boot toppers to complete the look. Unlike members of the royal family, the Middletons do not have to declare any gifts given to ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Another Obama Solar Company Goes Bankrupt
Fox NewsApril 2, 2012

A California solar energy company that was unable to meet a deadline for an Energy Department loan guarantee last year has sought bankruptcy protection in Delaware. Solar Trust of America's Chapter 11 filing on Monday listed assets between $1 million ...more »

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