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Jose Padilla Finally Catches a Break

Jose Padilla, the once-upon-a-time-but-not-really “dirty bomb” suspect, was sentenced today in federal court in Miami to 17 years and four months for his role in a terror conspiracy that barely got off the ground. The sentence is shorter by far … Continue reading

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Estate Planning pending Divorce or Break Up

Estate Planning pending Divorce or Break Up.         By Kenneth A. Vercammen, Esq. Author ABA’s “Wills & Estate Administration” book         If separated and suddenly die, your spouse will still receive either all of a minimum of 50% of your probate assets if no … Continue reading

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Paulson Announces Potential Break on Subprime Mortgages

Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson has noted that a plan to freeze rate resets on adjustable rate mortgages is in the works, and could be finalized as early as this week. Read more detail on Legal News Directory – … Continue reading

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Refresher course: five reminders about meal break waivers

How is it Friday already, and summer is coming to a close quickly?  Time for another Friday’s Five, and this week I cover five reminders about meal break waivers in California: 1. Meal break timing obligations. An employer may not … Continue reading

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Trust Us, We’re Secretly Working for a Foreign Government: How Australia’s Proposed Surveillance Laws Will Break The Trust Tech Depends On

In the last few years, we’ve discovered just how much trust — whether we like it or not — we have all been obliged to place in modern technology. Third-party software, of unknown composition and security, runs on everything around … Continue reading

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