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Prosecutors in California Seeking Resumption on Death Penalty Execution

9/22/2010   San Jose – Deputies of Attorney General Jerry Brown are seeking permission for the scheduled execution of prisoners in death row to be carried out. The execution of prisoners in the death row was put to a halt
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Judge to Block Charges From Getting to the Jury in Smith Case

9/22/2010   The judge handling the highly publicized Anna Nicole Smith case has indicated that some charges would be dismissed, and some are most likely to survive in the drug conspiracy trial. Judge Robert Perry of the Superior Court has
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The greatest obstacle

The greatest obstacle The greatest obstacle in your path is your ability to communicate your message.  We have talked about the 45-second presentation.  The business card presentation is essential to communicate your law firms mission in the marketplace.  Here is
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Military Community in Jacksonville Receives Free Legal Services from Students and Pro Bono Attorneys

9/21/2010   The military community at Naval Air Station Jacksonville received free legal services from a group of law students at Florida Coastal School, and some local pro bono attorneys. Professor Robert Morgan, along with the Pro Bono Committee of
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Courts Shall Decide Whether Marcia Boris Must Become Mineral County Attorney

9/21/2010   Marcia Boris, a candidate for Mineral County attorney is being questioned on her eligibility for such position. The Montana Code Annotated, particularly MCA 7-4-2701 (2) states that, “A person is not eligible for the position of full-time county
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Human Resources

Human Resources When we talk about human resources often our mind snaps to huge corporations or law firms.  However, if you think big you will be big. Think small, act small stay small!  The human aspect of your law firm
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Who Will be the Next Baltimore City State Attorney?

9/20/2010 Until all of the ballots are counted, there is no certainty whether 15-year incumbent Baltimore City State Attorney Patricia Jessamy or the challenger, Gregg Bernstein, who was a former federal prosecutor, will be proclaimed as the new city state
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Bernstein – Still in the Lead in the Race for State Attorney

9/20/2010 As the absentee ballots are being counted, Gregg Bernstein is still in the lead in the race for the City State Attorney for Baltimore, against the incumbent Patricia Jessamy. In Thursday, 1,531 absentee ballots were counted, which actually increased
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BP to Face a Handful of Lawsuits – Judge Carl Barbier

9/20/2010   U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said that thousands of lawsuits against BP would be consolidated in his court in New Orleans. There have already been numerous lawsuits filed against BP seeking damages. Some grounds raised were loss of
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Judge Barbier also urged the lawyers of both the victims and the defendants to consider settling.

BP to Face a Handful of Lawsuits – Judge Carl Barbier   U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier said that thousands of lawsuits against BP would be consolidated in his court in New Orleans. There have already been numerous lawsuits filed
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