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Decades Long Legal Battle Ends with EPA Settlement

9/15/2011   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to acknowledge there was discrimination against California Latino students when it exposed them to pesticides signaled the end of more than ten years of court battle. Erik Nicholson, United Farm Workers union
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A Dozen Big Banks to be Sued by U.S. Over Mortgages

9/15/2011   The federal agency in charge of mortgage titans Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac intends to file lawsuits against over a dozen big banks, charging them of not telling the truth about the quality of mortgage securities that they
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First Fetal Pain Abortion Ban Lawsuit Welcomed by Pro-Lifers

9/14/2011   A leading pro-life organization responsible for the pioneering 20-week abortion ban based on scientific evidence that shows unborn children suffer pain during an abortion is welcoming the first lawsuit filed against it. Usually, pro-life organizations lament the numerous
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Pot Industry Confused Over Dispensary Ruling

9/14/2011   A ruling handed down last week by the Michigan Court of Appeals which declared pot dispensaries to be illegal is causing confusion in the industry. Some observers say that the ruling could impact the ability of the patients
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Fewer Students Enter Law Schools As Jobs Dry Up

9/13/2011   Horror stories regarding life after graduating from law school, from humiliating student loan debts to recent law school graduates serving beverages at Starbucks, have been heard by Tenia Phillips, an aspiring law student. Nevertheless, these stories did not
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Brief-Lynx™ Technology Modified by eTrial Communications to Streamline Documentation

9/13/2011   While a particular legal standpoint may appear to be straightforward, the evidence required to support it can be so intricate that lawyers and expert witnesses have to go through several boxes of binders and documents just to retrieve
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The “Magic Touch” of Engraved Stationery

Years ago, Wells & Drew was stumbling along with what we now think of as a “plain-Jane” logo.  It was nothing special and nobody got very excited about it.  Then we switched to the engraved logo we use today.  A
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Delay in Oklahoma Chicken Case Puzzles Ex-AG

9/12/2011   Drew Edmondson, the former Attorney General of Oklahoma, said he does not understand why it is taking so long for the judge to rule on the lawsuit filed by the state against the poultry industry. In 2005, the
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Lawsuit Protection Sought by Proponents of L.A. Stadium

9/12/ 2011   Tim Leiweke, Anschutz Entertainment Group president, asked a state Senate panel Friday to afford them with legal protection against what he calls “frivolous” lawsuits which he anticipates as they move ahead with the plan for the proposed
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Industry Observers Question Illinois Expanded Gambling

9/11/2011   A gambling bill headed for the desk of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is being hounded by questions regarding regulation and on how much these new casinos could generate for state coffers. However, casino industry observers also are asking
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