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For the last few years we’ve been hearing about a much-anticipated wealth transfer occurring in the United States. As parents pass on, and family wealth is handed down from…
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Baby Boomers are notorious for keeping secrets, says Paul Katz, founder of LifeAuditors, Inc. (http://www.lifeauditors.com), a new fee-based consulting service that examines the totality of personal and business planning tools….
CHICAGO , Feb. 1, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Winston & Strawn LLP received this week the 2010 “Most Innovative Use of Technology in a Pro Bono Project” award from Law Technology News (LTN), which honors extraordinary innovation by law firms and legal departments in representing the poor and legal aid societies.
NEW YORK – Fox is threatening to sue Cablevision Systems Corp. amid a dispute that has left the cable TV provider’s 3 million subscribers without Fox programming for more than a week.
Police say William Holbert, also known as William Cortez and ‘Wild Bill’, has confessed to seven killings. Photograph: Alberto Lowe/Reuters The authorities in Panama have discovered three more bodies on the property of a US couple who are accused of murdering fellow expatriates in the scenic Bocas del Toro archipelago.
Chicago – Cook County Judge Alexander White has issued an arrest warrant for former Chicago Bull Eddy Curry for the second time in little more than a month, in a legal case that raises new questions about the NBA player’s financial woes. White ordered Curry’s arrest on Monday, after learning Curry failed to sign an agreement to pay the balance of a $660,000 legal settlement reached after he was sued for allegedly having sex with an underage girl.
BERLIN – A German data protection official said Wednesday he launched legal proceedings against Facebook, which he accused of illegally accessing and saving personal data of people who don’t use the social networking site. Johannes Caspar, head of the Hamburg office for data protection, said it had initiated legal steps that could result in Facebook being fined tens of thousands of euros for saving private information of individuals who don’t use the site and haven’t granted it access to their details.
WASHINGTON – Is the CIA’s secret program of drone strikes against terrorists in Pakistan and Yemen a case of illegal assassinations or legitimate self defense? That was a central question Wednesday as the program came under fire from several legal scholars who called for greater oversight by Congress, arguing the attacks may violate international law and put intelligence officers at risk of prosecution for murder in foreign countries.
WASHINGTON — Jonathan Pilkington’s boss wouldn’t take no for an answer. During more than two years as a food runner at an upscale steakhouse in Scottsdale, Arizona, Pilkington says his male supervisor groped, fondled and otherwise sexually harassed him more than a dozen times.
GENEVA — Swiss authorities won’t extradite Roman Polanski to the United States until courts in Los Angeles rule definitively that the director must face further sentencing in person in a…