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Nevada Surges Ahead As Other States React to Federal Gambling Ruling

1/23/2012   The online gambling business has been a lucrative one, but federal statutes has barred states from tapping into an approximately $4 billion that Americans spend annually to illegally gamble online. However, that is likely to change soon. The
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Comments Made by ABA President Dismays Law Professors

1/22/2012   The suggestion of the American Bar Association president that unemployed graduates of law schools have no one to blame for their dilemma but themselves generated a variety of reactions from law professors and administrators. This happened at an
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N.J. Bill Seeking to Abolish Need to Post Legal Notices in Newspapers Scheduled for Vote

1/22/2012   Under a bill that was added to the agenda of the Assembly and Senate late this afternoon, individuals, businesses and governments would no longer be required to put legal in newspapers. The measure, S20272, is set to be
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Medical Marijuana Lawsuit Filed by Arizona Dismissed by Judge

1/21/2012   The lawsuit filed by the state of Arizona which seeks to clarify whether its voter-approved medical pot law supersedes federal drug laws was junked Wednesday by a U.S. District Court judge. Gov. Jan Brewer, in what can be
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New Jersey Internet Gaming Bill Delayed by Legislative Scheduling and Legal Questions

1/21/2012   The drive to get the measure to allow Internet gaming on the desk of the governor hit an obstacle today as its main sponsor shied away from efforts to get the bill passed during the lame duck session.
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CA Bill Being Modeled After Utah Immigration Law

1/20/2012   California seems to be following in the footsteps of Utah in its guest worker program. Several ideas from House Bill 116 filed in Utah are being borrowed by legislators in California and putting them into a likely referendum.
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Miami Logistics Practice Opened by Law Firm

1/20/2012   The opening of an international logistics and transportation practice has recently been announced by the law firm Arnall Golden Gregory LLP. In a statement, the head of the law firm’s logistics and transportation group and the new office
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Online Gambling Being Monitored By State Leaders

1/19/2012   State Senator Eileen Daily, a Democrat from Westbrook, is not an admirer of the expanding gaming industry of Connecticut, which seeks to help balance the budget of the state. Daily, the co-chairman of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding
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Local Bans Targeted by New York Gas Drilling Opponents

1/19/2012   As the review of shale gas drilling in New York is being wrapped up by state environmental regulators, opponents of hydraulic fracturing, a drilling method that is becoming increasingly popular among drillers, are taking a local approach. They
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California Courtrooms Inundated by Small Cases

1/18/2012   Athena Hohenberg, just like any concerned mother, wanted to ensure that her 4-year old will be getting a good breakfast. So she gave her preschooler Nutella, a cocoa and hazelnut spread that is being promoted as part of
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