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Articles in Channel: Real Estate & Construction Law
President Obama may not need his own TV ads. He could just replay the Republican debates, 30 seconds at a time.The Republicans would have left the U.S. auto industry to die, but demand tax breaks for oil companies. They support President Bush's tax cuts for the wealthy, but won't cut payroll...
On March 2, 2012. we reported that Newman Ferrara attorneys Randolph McLaughlin and Jeffrey Norton intervened on behalf of New York African-American voters in the case Favors v. Cuomo. After the 2010 Census, New York was obligated to draw new legislative districts to accurately...
Unhappy with Sandals Resorts International's hiring policies, "firstname.lastname@example.org" sent out an e-mail which described the company as a predatory entity which accepted Jamaican tax subsidies, yet considered locals unworthy of upper-level positions. In response, Sandals filed a lawsuit asking the New...
Proper Sinkhole Repair Often Requires More Than Grout; Know Your Rights Under Your Insurance Policy and Florida Statutes
Florida’s landscape has a great propensity for sinkhole activity, which causes extensive damage to policyholders’ property. The Florida Legislature has passed many laws regulating the adjustment and remediation of sinkhole claims.One of the most important sinkhole statutes is Florida...
I apologize for the recent hiatus here at Green Building Law Update. If you want to see what I have been up to, check out ClaimKit (www.claimkit.com). Now, on to green building legal news. You may recall that in 2011, I published many, many articles on the Destiny...
As part of the SEC’s new National Exam Program Overview, OCIE highlights six areas of focus for Investment Advisers: “[T]he Program has identified specific strategic areas on which to focus when examining firms…. In FY2012, focus areas include the following priorities, among...
In June of this year, one of my partners Greg Young and I will be speaking at the AGC Environmental Conference in Washington, DC. Our panel discussion will focus on the dangerous intersections between construction law and environmental law. One of those crossroads is the applicability...
I had a lady ring me yesterday. “I have just seen my house advertised for let for the Olympics” she told me, “but it is without my permission and we have no intention of moving out! Its our home. What can I do?” I suspect we will start to see this sort of thing more...I...
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Spider Web of Stars Looking like a spider's web swirled into a spiral, Galaxy IC 342 presents its delicate pattern of dust in this image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Seen in infrared light, faint starlight gives way to the glowing bright patterns of dust found throughout the galaxy's...