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‘Sane’ Immigration in Utah Applauded by Resort Industry

03/16/2011 The tourism industry in Utah was buoyed by the passage of a package of moderate immigration-related bills by the Utah State Legislature. These bills were passed March 4 or just before the session ended. Bill Malone, the executive director
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Employment and Income Levels Inflated by Erroneous Statistics

03/16/2011 The University of Minnesota Student Legal Service last week held its annual Careers in Law Forum. The forum gave interested students a thorough idea about employment opportunities that are available in the legal sector. This year’s forum also offered
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Accomplished Lawyer Philip Kessler Added to Thompson & Knight’s Roster

03/15/2011 The law firm of Thompson & Knight has announced the addition of popular trial lawyer Philip Kessler to direct the expanding operations of the Firm in New York City. He will also lead the new office in Detroit. A
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Timeshare Scams Are Again On The Rise

03/15/2011 Susan Budowski, a Florida attorney and timeshare victim advocate, warned that timeshare scams are again on the rise with the resurgence of the timeshare industry. This warning came in the light of the announcement of Howard Nusbaum, the President
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Placement Of Legal Notices Could Be Changed By Bill

03/14/2011 If the Oklahoma Legislature approves a bill changing the method by which legal notices are made public, only the computer-savvy would have access to that information. This is the general sentiment of those that oppose the bill authored by
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Debate Over Right-To-Work Arrives In Missouri

03/14/2011 A proposed right-to-work legislation, similar to the one that brought 30,000 protesters to the capitol of Wisconsin, could potentially spark a fierce debate in Missouri’s Congress. Rob Mayer, the Missouri Senate President Pro Tem, along with the Missouri Chamber
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Attorney Mentoring Programs Encourages Diversity in The Legal Profession

03/14/2011 Mentoring programs are sometimes considered as practically worthless, but the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity hopes to change this by doing something different. It plans to single out up-and-coming attorneys and put them directly in the path of the
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Industry Veteran Kevin O’Connel Appointed by Sfile Technology Corporation as President

03/14/2011 The immediate appointment of Kevin O’Connell as President and member of the Board of Directors was announced today by Sfile Technology Corporation. Mr. O’Connell is a long-time industry veteran and former Datacert executive. Frank D. Perez, the founder of
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‘Lawsuit Funding’ Industry Regulation Faces Vague Future in Senate

03/14/2011 The Kentucky Senate is putting into consideration a bill that seeks to regulate the emerging “lawsuit-funding industry.” This industry involves companies advancing money to cash-strapped plaintiffs to take care of their living expenses in the hope of sharing in
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Payment and Inventory Management System for the Medical Marijuana Industry Launched

03/13/2011 The First and Only Payment and Inventory Management System for the Medical Marijuana Industry Launched By 420Pal.Com 420Pal has opened for business, providing the first and only one-stop e-commerce solution for the medical marijuana industry. When the state of
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