Wells & Drew

Medical Marijuana Industry in Montana Fights Back

5/22/2011 Following the passage of the medical marijuana “reform” bill that would penalize dispensaries and big, multi-patient grows, some dispensary operators and growers are already shutting down their operations. However, others are organizing to undo the attempt of the legislature
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Casino Industry Executives to Lobby Congress for Online Poker

5/21/2011 With millions of people playing online poker for money, the casino industry is asking Congress to intervene and regulate the betting. American Gaming Association members said Tuesday that around 1,000 offshore websites are aiming for the U.S. market. They
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U.S. Immigration Law Overhaul is an ‘Economic Imperative’ According to President Obama

05/21/2011 A debate over revamping the immigration laws of the country is once again being sought by U.S. President Barack Obama. He argued that innovation from immigrants was essential to job growth and that the underground economy being fueled by
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Appellate Panel to Hear Suits Filed by the State of Virginia Over Federal Health-Care Law

5/20/2011 Oral arguments over the constitutionality of the country’s health-care overhaul will be heard by a three-judge appellate court panel Tuesday morning. This developed after lawsuits challenging the federal law climbed up the legal ladder and will likely end up
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Homeowners to Avail of Loan Modifications From Banks Only if They Waive their Legal Rights

5/20/ 2011 The year has been fairly dramatic for the lending industry with requirements being changed, news that fifty percent of the housing market is now distressed, and continuous infighting over how to resolve the robo-signing fiasco where banks wrongfully
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Debate Stirred By Idea of Moving Legal Ads from Newspapers to Websites

5/19/2011   Lawmakers in Pennsylvania are considering measures that could revolutionize the way people get official information concerning government actions. Their plan has ignited a debate over whether online-only advertisement of public notices would be less costly or easier for
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Illegal Immigration Crackdown Looms Before Georgia Tourism and Convention Boosters

05/19/2011   Worried that the state will suffer the same economic blows that were felt in Arizona last year after it enacted the toughest immigration enforcement law in America, tourism and convention boosters in Georgia are, at this time, bracing
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Tech Startups Finds a Friend in Fenwick and West law firm

5/18/ 2011     Silicon Valley’s top counsel is Gordon “Gordy” Davidson. In a legal career that has spanned nearly 40 years, the lawyer has helped in raising venture capital for Cisco, as well as guided eBay and Intuit through
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15 Must Follow Law Related Twitter Feeds

Whether you are a law student, a practicing lawyer, or even a paralegal then these are some great Twitter feeds that you should be following. They offer an abundance of great information and resources and can help you keep track
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Foreclosure Problems was Forecasted by Fannie Report in 2006

4/27/11   Long before the regulators started investigations into the practices of the mortgage industry, an internal report in 2006 already warned Fannie Mae of abuses in the manner lenders and their law firms administered foreclosures.   The report stated
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