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DA Files Motion For High Court To Recuse Gableman, Rehear Act 10 Case
WISC MadisonMarch 1, 2012

... he accepted free legal services from prominent Wisconsin law firm Michael, Best & Friedrich, which represented the state of Wisconsin in the legal fight over Act 10. Act 10 is the contentious law that made changes to collective bargaining rights ...more »

Best of IMCA Brings Leading Conference Content to a Local Level
PR Web (press release)March 1, 2012

... Inc. Investment Management Consultants Association Inc. does not discriminate in educational opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.more »

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Asset Protection
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Jailed Lawmakers Rule India in Corrupt System
BloombergMarch 5, 2012

“The poor need my protection. I only fight against the powerful.” Ansari is an extreme embodiment of the growing criminality among politicians across the world's largest democracy. More than a quarter of federal and state legislators face charges that ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Mother accused in son's death had history of police calls, court involvement
WISHMarch 1, 2012

24-Hour News 8 looked into Smith's past encounters with the law. Judge Mark Loyd said his first encounter with Smith was when she seemed to ask authorities for help. “The parents made a self report to authorities that they were using crack.more »

Charitable Trusts
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Leagle.comMarch 2, 2012

Eric T. Schneiderman, Attorney General, New York (Sudarsana Srinivasan of counsel), for Attorney General's Office — Charities Bureau, respondent. Before: Gonzalez, PJ, Sweeny, Moskowitz, Renwick, Richter, JJ. Contrary to respondents' contentions, ...more »

'Military-style' guns seized 1, 2012

Kemara, Tame Iti, Emily Bailey, and Urs Signer are charged with illegal possession of firearms and participation in an organised criminal group. David Neale, a forensic scientist for ESR, gave evidence this morning in the High Court at Auckland about a ...more »

Living Trusts
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Standstill Considerations in an M&A Context: Recent Developments and Some ...
JD Supra (press release)March 2, 2012

... on Ventas' claim of tortious inference with a prospective advantage.1 Ventas' claim stemmed from HCP's breach of a standstill agreement entered into with Sunrise Senior Living Real Estate Trust (“Sunrise”), as part of a two-round auction process to ...more »

Estate Administration
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Madoff-Mets, BNY Mellon, UBS, JPMorgan, Facebook in Court News
BloombergMarch 6, 2012

In dropping the case, the commissioners didn't explain when a compliance officer or in-house counsel at a broker-dealer or investment adviser becomes a supervisor liable for an employee's actions. Without knowing where their responsibilities lie, ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Grand Forks man stole $1.2 million of dead father's pension
In-ForumMarch 4, 2012

In 1995, 1997, 2005 and 2009, the son responded to forms from OPM on behalf of his father, stating he had power of attorney because his dad suffered advanced Alzheimer's disease. During those years, McHenry moved from Washington state to Bowbells, ND, ...more »

Law fraternity in Zambo sharing, not hazing
Zamboanga Today OnlineMarch 6, 2012

This seemed to be the message of the Alpha Rho Lamda Law Society, a fraternity in the College of Law of Western Mindanao State University (WMSU), as its members spent half day last February 26 sharing gifts, fun and teachings to the children of the St ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Our view: Quick action in prison case restores trust
GoErie.comMarch 2, 2012

When two prison guards allegedly took the law into their own hands, the law came back with criminal charges against them and five prisoners. Most of us will never be caught up in the criminal justice system, other than perhaps to serve on a jury, ...more »


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