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Supreme Court order a signal to stop misuse of sanction power
Daily MailFebruary 1, 2012

By Mail Today Reporter There seems no end to the embarrassment that the United Progressive Alliance government has had to face on account of the 2G spectrum scam. The Supreme Court's order of Tuesday stating that Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy ...more »

Aide: Arpaio accepts blame for botched sex cases (KNXV-TV)February 1, 2012

"It's really hurting us as a law enforcement agency," Sheridan said of the sex-crimes cases. Two hundred people attended the oversight meeting. Dozens of Arpaio critics stormed out of the auditorium when they weren't allowed to speak immediately after ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Walmart Offers Reward In Felony Theft Case
WIBWFebruary 7, 2012

Topeka Police Department detectives and Walmart's Asset Protection Division have been working this case, a felony theft, for the past few months. Detective Terry Harris, the lead investigator in the case, said many people have called with information ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Five myths about pro bono
The National Law JournalFebruary 4, 2012

Among them are the notions that law firms only want "sexy" matters and that the amount of pro bono work is dropping precipitously at large firms. As a stereotypical inside-the-Beltway political junkie, one of my favorite media features — especially in ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Copeland rejoins Gunster law firm in Stuart
TCPalmFebruary 1, 2012

Copeland specializes in estate and trust planning, probate and trust administration, tax preparation and audits, guardianship administration, estate, gift and generation-skipping tax planning, fiduciary representation, advanced estate planning ...more »

We get what we pay for
Mercer SpaceFebruary 29, 2012

When he took office in July 2010, Mayor Tony Mack appointed seven aides: Samara Lentz, Yakial Garnier, Bishop John Vaughan, Jr., Billie Hayes, Manatee Smith, Carmen Melendez and Lauren Ira. Anthony Roberts was named the mayor's personal secretary.more »

Living Trusts
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NHI Reports 7.1% Increase in Fourth Quarter Normalized FFO
MarketWatch (press release)February 15, 2012

FFO, as defined by the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, for the three months ended December 31, 2011, was $21038000, or $0.76 per basic and diluted common share, compared with $19653000, or $0.71 per basic and diluted common share ...more »

Estate Administration
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Estate Planning
The MissourianFebruary 1, 2012

Each article deals with a specific area of estate planning. This is the third in my series of the 10 most common estate planning mistakes. A trust should be a central part of any estate plan. I cannot overemphasize the importance of having a revocable ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Closing arguments expected Thursday in suit tied to Earl Jones transaction
Montreal GazetteFebruary 2, 2012

“The client has said she didn't consent but we have a signed offer in our dossier, we have a power of attorney and our documents say this mandate is valid,” Malo said. The case returns to court on Thursday, when lawyer Mireille Brosseau, ...more »

EvoDerma Doubles the Love With 2012 Valentine's Day Promotional Campaign From ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)February 1, 2012

Hair removal & Skin Care expert evoDerma is offering a special Valentine's Day promotion on the LUMI IPL hair removal system with two generous $100 gift options: Instant Money Back Rebate or a Victoria's Secret Gift card. To celebrate Valentine's Day ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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NHS trusts could receive Government support to meet PFI debts
Out-Law.comFebruary 7, 2012

Michael Boyd, an expert in health and infrastructure law with Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind pointed out that the money was not simply made available to trusts in financial difficulty because of their PFI arrangements but that "other, ...more »


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