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Why it's best to spend 2012 between the covers
The IndependentJanuary 1, 2012

The latter should be a real treat for Jacobson's fans: it is set in doomed literary London and stars a downtrodden protagonist with a highly strung, red-haired wife and a deeply troubling mother-in-law.... Attica Locke's The Cutting Season (Serpent's ...more »

Parliament's moral duty on assisted dying
The GuardianJanuary 1, 2012

... been a lull in the media recently about the rights and wrongs of assisted dying, but the conflict is sure to break out again with the imminent publication of the report from Lord Falconer's commission, established to consider changes to the law. ...more »

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Asset Protection
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The 2012 Regulatory and Market Landscape
Wall Street JournalJanuary 2, 2012

Steve Nadel, a hedge-fund lawyer with Seward & Kissel LLP in New York, said "registration issues will continue to dominate" the discussion in hedge funds in early 2012, but he also predicted changes that could lead to more taxation of the industry and ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Custody Case Pits Adoptive Parents Against Indian Nation
JD Supra (press release)January 16, 2012

And so he sued for custody under an often misunderstood federal law called the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). On Dec. 30, 2011, after an ongoing legal battle, a South Carolina appellate court ruled in favor of Brown. The next day, Veronica was taken ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Economy, government shakeup, bath salts lead local news in 2011
Mansfield News JournalJanuary 1, 2012

The planning commission -- facing something that seemed very unlike the average construction project -- tabled acting on the site plan. Attorney Jon Burton, representing the Texas company, notified the city the Ohio Department of Natural Resources had ...more »

In response to recent violence, Trenton police dept. institutes violent crime...
The Times of Trenton - NJ.comJanuary 4, 2012

15 around 4:20 pm Here, Mercer County Prosecutor's Office detectives make their way to the scene TRENTON — In response to a string of shootings during the closing days of 2011 that left five men dead, city police put a violent-crime task force on the ...more »

Living Trusts
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British Government Clears Track for High Speed Rail Network
Environment News ServiceJanuary 12, 2012

Paul Wilkinson, head of Living Landscape for The Wildlife Trusts, said, "The Transport Secretary says Government is committed to the 'lowest feasible impact' on wildlife. Yet the mitigation measures announced focus on the noise and visual impact of HS2 ...more »

Estate Administration
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Karu at Temple Trees but not upstairs with MR
Sunday Times.lkJanuary 14, 2012

"The Heads of State allegedly had to buy their own bedding, food, pots, pans, glasses and bottled water because the ANC had ordered the owners of the houses it rented at Woodlands Hills Wildlife Estate to remove all their possessions. ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Indiana needs civil union compromise
Muncie Star PressJanuary 1, 2012

They could recognize it as a legal power of attorney document from Illinois, so I could still make vital decisions for my partner. However, an amendment banning any gay partnerships would essentially close that wiggle room. No doctor or hospital would ...more »

Wm. Polk Carey, whose gift launched business school, dies at 81
The JHU GazetteJanuary 9, 2012

These include Baltimore's Gilman School, founded in 1897 by his grandmother Anne Galbraith Carey, and the University of Maryland, where a Carey Foundation gift of $30 million in April 2011 established a law school named for Wm. Carey's grandfather, ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Today Obama signed NDAA S.1867 into law-not good
Examiner.comJanuary 1, 2012

If we can't trust the government to administer the law as it should Constitutionally be applied then we should not allow the government the tools to enslave us through ambiguous legislation, and that is just what this is all about. ...more »


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