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NASDAQ Stock Market Sued by CleanTech Innovations Over Alleged Discrimination

2/2/2012 CleanTech Innovations, Inc, announced it filed an amended complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc and the NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC. CleanTech Innovations claimed that NASDAQ engaged
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Advocates of Fracking in New York Likened Local Bans to a ‘Kiss of Death’

2/1/2012   Advocates say that the state of New York stands to lose any chance of reaping the economic benefits offered by the shale-gas boom if its local governments will be permitted to disallow drilling through zoning ordinances. According to
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Fate of Legal Marijuana Industry to Be Placed in the Hands of Missouri Voters in 2012

2/2/2012   Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan last fall gave her approval to circulate petitions filed by Show-Me Cannabis Regulation, a political group that has been lobbying for a legal medical pot program in the state of Missouri. The
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Smart Legal Marketing Tips for 2012 (Part 2)

In a recent post, we looked at pro-active marketing strategies law firms can devise now to stay one step ahead of the game in 2012. Here are more tips for leveraging your current client base to get more clients and
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Conflict Brews Among Executives of the Gaming Industry Over Online Poker

1/31/2012   Anthony Marnell III, the president of M Resort, has joined Sheldon Adelson, the Chairman of the Sands Corporation, in declaring his opposition to online poker’s legalization and regulation in the United States. In a time when attempts to
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Issues on South Carolina Voter ID Law Takes Center Stage

1/31/2012   South Carolina is among the seven states that enacted new legislation that require government-issued photo-ID to vote. The new measures have come with some degree of controversy. Saying that such measure could keep some voters away, the Justice
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Role in Farm Lawsuit Explained by University of Maryland

1/29/2012   The two groups that are involved in the lawsuit regarding Hudson Farm are now issuing new statements intended to win followers beyond the courtroom The University of Maryland law school clinic, which filed a lawsuit against the farm,
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Legal Dispute between Bay Area Startup and Bike Giant Specialized Ends in Mixed Verdict

1/29/2012   A sour legal dispute between a giant in the bicycle industry and a tiny rival startup ended Friday just like a taxing bike race with both riders declaring that they had won the race. A jury in a
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Obama Recess Appointments Backed by Justice Department

1/28/2012   The controversial recess appointments of President Barack Obama to two agencies were defended Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department. It also released a thorough legal analysis on why the appointments passed constitutional muster. The legal opinion was issued
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Feds Warn Marijuana Stores Close to Schools

1/28/2012   For the first time, the federal government is cracking down on Colorado’s medical marijuana dispensaries, ordering twenty-three dispensaries situated close to schools to close shop within forty-five days or face seizure of their property and criminal prosecution. U.S.
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