Charitable Trusts. Legal news and articles for September 28 - 30, 2011

New Bishops Committee Responds to Religious Liberty ThreatsLieberman Aide Has Storied CareerDemystifying the Law: Criminal Probation & Parole By Jennifer KingCharitable remainder trusts: How the wealthy give it away and get it back£1.9 million Viking guarantee of strategic value – SICHow Interest-Free Deals can Prove CostlyAP briefs: NYS Layoffs | Flood Toll | Lake Toxins | Heating Aid | Romney ...Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET Begins PreviewsWalsenburg attorney Murr diesAtkinson releases review of police departmentWake Forest alumna leads the American Humane AssociationArticle X raises local concernsFDA Needs Money to Fight Cantaloupes of DeathCrawfordville Attorney Accused of Stealing Trust MoneySalem asks judge: Toss rest of suit on Lowe's

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A Dream? A Lie? Or Something Worse?
truthoutSeptember 13, 2011

Nearly one in three Americans who grew up middle-class has slipped down the income ladder as an adult, according to a new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Downward mobility is most common among middle-class people who are divorced or separated from ...more »

Gorey's Flights of Fancy
Wall Street JournalSeptember 16, 2011

The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust, courtesy Pomegranate (pomegranate.com) One of Edward Gorey's illuminated envelopes with the 'stoej-gnpf'. Both men relished wordplay and unexpected turns of phrase. Gorey pasted a newspaper clipping in one letter ...more »

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New Bishops Committee Responds to Religious Liberty Threats
National Catholic RegisterSeptember 30, 2011

Stated Richard Garnett, an associate dean of Notre Dame Law School, and a top scholar on constitutional issues who is likely to be part of the subcommittee's brain trust, “This is good news.” Register senior editor Joan Frawley Desmond writes from ...more »

Lieberman Aide Has Storied Career
Connecticut Law TribuneSeptember 30, 2011

Lieberman and Bob Abrams in New York, and some of the others in the Northeast were taking the legal authority given to them and enforcing environmental laws, enforcing consumer laws, and enforcing charitable trust and estate laws. ...more »

Demystifying the Law: Criminal Probation & Parole By Jennifer King
JD Supra (press release)September 30, 2011

This means that 1 in 45 adults in the United States is now under criminal justice supervision in the community, according to research by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Probation is a criminal sentence that a judge gives in addition to jail time or instead ...more »

Charitable remainder trusts: How the wealthy give it away and get it back
Reuters Blogs (blog)September 30, 2011

But experts warn CRTs demand a high degree of planning and attention to the fine points of tax law. “There are many, many tricky rules that apply to charitable remainder trusts,” says Jonathan Blattmachr, a director of Eagle River Advisors in New York ...more »

£1.9 million Viking guarantee of strategic value – SIC
Shetland NewsSeptember 30, 2011

“Should there be a default of Viking Energy then, I think, this payment should come from the Shetland Charitable Trust and not from the council,” he said. The council's executive manager for government and law, Jan Riise, said councillor Duncan didn't ...more »

How Interest-Free Deals can Prove Costly
Fox BusinessSeptember 30, 2011

"The key thing is that a deferred-interest program is a gamble against time," says Nick Bourke, director of the Pew Charitable Trusts' Safe Credit Cards Project. "The person who uses the deferred-interest offer is betting that they'll be able to pay ...more »

AP briefs: NYS Layoffs | Flood Toll | Lake Toxins | Heating Aid | Romney ...
North Country Public RadioSeptember 30, 2011

... The College of the Adirondacks · Wildlife Conservation Society · Adirondack Medical Center Foundation · Adirondack Museum · Niagara Mohawk Foundation · Schumann Foundation · John A. Sellon Charitable Trust · several anonymous individual donors.more »

Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET Begins Previews
Broadway WorldSeptember 30, 2011

This state-of-the-art off-Broadway theatre and education complex is made possible by a major gift from The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust. The Trust was created in 1986 by Harold Steinberg to promote and advance American Theatre as a vital ...more »

Walsenburg attorney Murr dies
Pueblo ChieftainSeptember 30, 2011

"He was always calling me to come back and practice law with him," Austin Murr said. His practice included water, real estate, trusts and estate law. Family members said Murr maintained the highest peer rating in the Martindale Hubbell directory most ...more »

Atkinson releases review of police department
Eagle TribuneSeptember 30, 2011

Three years ago, some residents filed complaints with the Charitable Trusts Unit of the attorney general's office. That office conducted a three-month "inquiry" and made recommendations to further separate the two departments. But they remain linked in ...more »

Wake Forest alumna leads the American Humane Association
Wake Forest University News CenterSeptember 29, 2011

Ganzert, who received a Ph.D. from UNC-Greensboro, is a veteran philanthropy leader who served as deputy director of philanthropic services at the Pew Charitable Trusts and as senior vice president and national director of philanthropic strategies with ...more »

Article X raises local concerns
North Country Public RadioSeptember 29, 2011

... The College of the Adirondacks · Wildlife Conservation Society · Adirondack Medical Center Foundation · Adirondack Museum · Niagara Mohawk Foundation · Schumann Foundation · John A. Sellon Charitable Trust · several anonymous individual donors ...more »

FDA Needs Money to Fight Cantaloupes of Death
Houston Press (blog)September 28, 2011

The CDC says 13 people have died as a result of what is now considered the worst foodborne illness outbreak in a decade, and two of those deaths occurred here in Texas. So what's a person to do? Well, I swore off fruit ages ago, so I'll just die of ...more »

Crawfordville Attorney Accused of Stealing Trust Money
WCTVSeptember 28, 2011

Sounds like this was a very lucrative area of law for her to focus on. by Sam Location: Crawfordville, FL on Sep 28, 2011 at 04:14 PM and this money was supposed to go to charitable organizations. That makes it even more deplorable. by Daid Location: ...more »

Salem asks judge: Toss rest of suit on Lowe's
The Salem NewsSeptember 28, 2011

Those residents cited concerns over traffic, noise and "visual pollution," and also claimed that a proposed land swap violated the terms of a charitable trust that established Camp Lion, a children's summer camp adjacent to the project. ...more »

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