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CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER 2011: CELEBS FACE A HOUSE OF PAIN
Daily StarJanuary 1, 2012

Show bosses are planning extra surprise evictions – meaning the celebs will constantly be on their guard. A Big Brother source last night revealed: “Producers have ordered more live evictions. They will be dropping like flies after just days in the ...more »

What is HRW up to in Pakistan?
The News InternationalJanuary 1, 2012

Asked that even in developed and advanced political cultures the principle of judicial review exists and superior judiciary exercises its powers to set aside any law made by the Parliament if it is found against the basic structure of the constitution...more »

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Asset Protection
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Mortgage Accord, Debt Collection Settlement, Foreign Bribes: Compliance
BloombergJanuary 31, 2012

Employees (MFGLQ) didn't get 60 days' advance written notice of the firings, as required by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, according to filings in Manhattan bankruptcy court. Under bankruptcy law, wage claims may get priority ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Movie rewind: Cream of the crop of 2011's movies — Part 1
Craig Daily PressJanuary 2, 2012

The high school wrestling team he coaches has had an increasingly losing season, and his law practice is in such dire straits that he must take on legal guardianship of a wealthy old man (Burt Young) with dementia to make ends meet. ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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BC-US--Penn State Abuse-Alumni,1st Ld-Writethru, US
Wall Street JournalJanuary 11, 2012

Trustee Linda B. Strumpf of New York, retired chief investment officer for the Helmsley Charitable Trust, praised Erickson's handling of the scandal. "I guess what you don't want to see is people taking out their frustrations or whatever on him," ...more »

Remembering the heroes of the Yard
Norwich Evening NewsJanuary 3, 2012

There's Bob Fabian, immortalised as Fabian of the Yard, who was awarded the King's Police Medal for dismantling an IRA bomb in Piccadilly in 1939. The story is also told of Bert Wickstead, “The Gangbuster”, who terrorised the thugs trying to fill the ...more »

Living Trusts
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How did Stanford's Andrew Luck become the poster boy for college football?
NewsOK.comJanuary 1, 2012

But I think he trusts me and all my siblings to make the right decisions.” Oliver, now the athletic director at West Virginia, coached his oldest son in Pop Warner football but never beyond sixth grade. Once Andrew was playing for school teams, ...more »

Estate Administration
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Rothman Gordon Recognized as one of Fortune's 2012 Top Ranked Law Firms
Insurance News Net (press release)January 2, 2012

Areas of practice include alternative dispute resolution; business and corporate law; commercial real estate; litigation; estate planning and administration; taxation and employee benefits; financing and commercial loans; employment and labor law; ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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New sibling rivalry: Caring for parents
Minneapolis Star TribuneJanuary 7, 2012

When a parent becomes ill, mentally or physically, or just becomes dependent on help, family members face daunting decisions that might include medical care, finances, power of attorney and myriad logistical challenges. Experts say communication among ...more »

Panic Street Lawyer: 2012, When all is said and done
Pittsburgh Post GazetteJanuary 1, 2012

In 2010 the Obama administration sued Arizona, arguing that SB 1700 was preempted by federal law on the subject and was therefore unconstitutional. The “substantive” issues associated with the two federalism cases above will no doubt be a factor in how ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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In Smith and Wesson We Trust (and It Looks Like Santa Does Too)
Big GovernmentJanuary 2, 2012

My daughter-in-law, well, not so wonderful, but at least she grunted "Hello" to me. Last Christmas I got my Grandson a Red Ryder BB Gun with a compass in the stock. Not one of those cheap junk Chi-Com knock offs sold at Wal-Mart either, but a real one ...more »

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